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Nerium oleander 'Hardy Pink'

Hardy Pink Oleander

Oleander

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A popular tropical shrub grown for its bright pink flowers in summer; very useful to fill in open areas quickly, also often used as a patio plant; pruning required to maintain strong structure; parts of this plant are known to be toxic

Description

A popular tropical shrub grown for its bright pink flowers in summer; very useful to fill in open areas quickly, also often used as a patio plant; pruning required to maintain strong structure; parts of this plant are known to be toxic

Landscape Attributes

Hardy Pink Oleander is a multi-stemmed evergreen shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other landscape plants with less refined foliage.

This is a high maintenance shrub that will require regular care and upkeep, and can be pruned at anytime. Deer don't particularly care for this plant and will usually leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

Hardy Pink Oleander is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Mass Planting;Hedges/Screening;General Garden Use;Naturalizing And Woodland Gardens

Planting & Growing

Hardy Pink Oleander will grow to be about 12 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 12 feet. It tends to be a little leggy, with a typical clearance of 2 feet from the ground, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 20 years.

Light Requirement:

partial shade

full sun

Moisture:

dry to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

7b

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

12 feet

12 feet

poor

Deer Resistant:

true

Fall Color

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