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common name for some members of the Apocynaceae, a family of herbs, shrubs, and trees found in most parts of the world but especially in the tropics, where they are often climbing forms. Many species are native to or naturalized in North America.
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oleander

a poisonous evergreen Mediterranean apocynaceous shrub or tree, Nerium oleander, with fragrant white, pink, or purple flowers
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Thus, oleander leaf scorch is the result of desiccation from lack of water moving through the plant.
KILLER PLANT: Carole Pratt, from Rhymney, is warning gardeners to beware of buying Oleanders (left),as they can be highly poisonous
Q Why do the buds on my eight year-old oleander bush never develop into flowers?
It is one of the incidental benefits of this show that it gives an opportunity to contemplate such crucial pictures as Oleanders.
Polylingual Rabindranath Tagore's translation into English as Red Oleanders of his original Bengali drama, Rakta Karabi, may present the unique case of a writer's being able to translate his text into a target language and transliterate it into a radically dissimilar system of writing, in the process making conscious decisions concerning the representation of Bengali physical culture and spiritual vision that experience told him his British audience would have difficulty understanding and appreciating.
C[pounds sterling]Everything removed will be replanted at the Patichion Park on Artemis Avenue, as well as a new type of dwarf oleander,C[yen] Deputy Mayor Alexis Michaelides told the Mail yesterday.
It has been said that watering and fertilizing diseased oleanders can extend their life, but this has not been clearly demonstrated.
Oleanders have beautiful peach-like flowers on plants with narrow bamboo-like foliage and most, but not all, have scented blooms that smell like a combination of vanilla and almond with a hint of clove.
The Petite oleanders grow slowly, and are easily held at 3 to 4 feet tall and wide.
Do not plant oleanders since they are susceptible to the deadly oleander leaf scorch bacterial disease.
It is not a good idea to plant oleanders at this time since there is a good chance that the plants will soon become infected with this bacterial disease, which is carried by the glassy winged sharpshooter, a sucking insect whose wings are folded tentlike on its back.
Oleanders and many types of palm trees are other examples of drought-tolerant tropical species.