Oleander
Nerium oleander 'Turner's Shari D'

Family: Apocynaceae (a-pos-ih-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Nerium (NER-ee-um) (Info)
Species: oleander (oh-lee-AN-der) (Info)
Cultivar: Turner's Shari D
Additional cultivar information:(PP05378)
Hybridized by Turner
Registered or introduced: 1983

Category:

Shrubs

Height:

10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

Spacing:

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

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

Danger:

All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

Pale Pink

Pale Yellow

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

Unknown - Tell us

Other details:

May be a noxious weed or invasive

This plant is resistant to deer

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Patent expired

Propagation Methods:

From softwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Midland City, Alabama

Cave Creek, Arizona (2 reports)

Zephyrhills, Florida

Albany, Georgia

Franklinton, Louisiana

Pearl River, Louisiana

Roswell, New Mexico

Raleigh, North Carolina

Cordova, Tennessee

Granbury, Texas

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Jul 22, 2009, Joan from Belfield, ND (Zone 4a) wrote:


Editor's Note

Plant Patent number 5378 has expired

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On Jul 7, 2005, shirleyt from Pearl River, LA wrote:

This plant is said to be poisonous.....I don't know how dangerous it is for our gardens....I do know it is beautiful, fast growing and very easy to propagate from hard wood cuttings..