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PlantFiles: Oleander
Nerium oleander 'Petite Pink'

Family: Apocynaceae (a-pos-ih-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Nerium (NER-ee-um) (Info)
Species: oleander (oh-lee-AN-der) (Info)
Cultivar: Petite Pink

2 vendors have this plant for sale.

4 members have or want this plant for trade.


4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall
Blooms repeatedly


Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
This plant is resistant to deer

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From herbaceous stem cuttings

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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No positives
No neutrals
1 negative

Gardeners' Notes:

Negative gardeningfun On Dec 6, 2012, gardeningfun from Harpersfield, OH (Zone 5a) wrote:

Every part of this plant is toxic, even the air when burning it! If you have pets or sensitive allergies this may not be a plant you want in or around your home. This was on the news 12/6/12 at AOL.COM


This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Clovis, California
Fresno, California
Bokeelia, Florida
Cape Coral, Florida
Lake Worth, Florida
Las Vegas, Nevada
Hobbs, New Mexico
Rowlett, Texas
Saint George, Utah

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