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Container Size: 3.5 inch SQ / 16 fl.oz. / 473 ml

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Apocynaceae

Splendens Double Pink Oleander, Mrs. Isadore Dyer Oleander

Nerium oleander 'Splendens', N. oleander 'Mrs. Isadore Dyer'

Large clusters of large fragrant soft rosy pink double flowers, often with one or more petals streaked or flecked with white, are born over a long period on this reliable old favorite. Mrs. Isadore Dyer is considered one of the first Oleanders to make its way to Galveston island, the Oleander capital city of the US. According to one of the grandchildren of Mrs. Isadore Dyer, their grandmother smuggled the original plants to Galveston Island from Cuba. This is a large, vigorous, and reliable Oleander.

Especially well adapted to the mild coastal regions of the US. Salt tolerant, drought resistant, deer resistant, and adaptable to a variety of soil types although they do appreciate good drainage and seem to prefer a mineral soil over humus based soils. Oleanders also make excellent container specimens that are easily overwintered indoors in cooler climates.

Average Mature Size: 6-12'+H x 8-12'+W

USDA Cold Hardiness Zones: 9,10,11

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Outdoor Light: Full sun, Part sun

Indoor Light: Direct sun, High

pH Range: Mildly Acidic, Neutral, Mildly Alkaline, Alkaline

Soil & Moisture: Average moisture, moderately drought tolerant once established, adaptable to most soil types. Well adapted to the Gulf Coast..

Salt Tolerance: High

Deer Resistance: Rarely Bothered

Native To / Origin: Gardens - Prior to 1820, Cuba to the US via Mrs. Isadore Dyer

Please be advised that humans and/or animals may have allergic reactions if part(s) of this plant are consumed or by coming into contact with sap from bruised or broken plant parts: All parts - Highly Toxic if Ingested, Sap - Eye Irritation and/or Dermatitis

 
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