Growing guide

How to grow oleanders

Covered in exotic pink or white flowers from midsummer onwards, this evergreen shrub is a tender beauty. So it's best to grow it in a container indoors or in a sheltered sunny spot outside over the summer, bringing it inside before the first frost. In particularly warm sheltered gardens it may survive outdoors all year.

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Quick facts

  • Group: Tender evergreen shrub
  • Flowering time: July to October
  • Planting time: Early summer after danger of frost has passed
  • Aspect: Indoors in bright, full light; or outside in a south- or west-facing position
  • Hardiness: Tender, minimum winter temperature of 2-10ºC (35-50ºF)

All you need to know

Ongoing care
Pruning and training
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