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o·le·an·der

(ō'lē-an'dĕr),
The bark and leaves of Nerium oleander (family Apocynaceae), a shrub of the eastern Mediterranean; formerly used as a diuretic and heart tonic.

oleander

(ō″lē-ăn′dĕr)
A poisonous ornamental evergreen shrub, Nerium oleander.
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"The Oleander is one of the most poisonous plants in the world."
"All parts of the Oleander are poisonous," he said.
Rakta Karabi refers to the flower in the singular, whereas its translation as "red oleanders" is plural.
As compensation for American classroom instructors eager to take advantage of Oxford University Press's paperback reissue of Ananda Lal's well annotated edition of Three Plays by Tagore, however, Chakraborti's study contains a useful survey of English language discussion of Red Oleanders and a persuasive argument of the success of Red Oleanders as an autonomous work of art, without any reference to its Bengali original.
The nurse is sitting with crossed legs and crossed arms on a stone bench among the oleander shrubs.
Every part of oleander can be harmful and lantana berries, which look like ripe blackberries, are toxic, as are the seeds of ricinus, although the plants look very attractive.
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.
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.
Oleander: an all-summer bloomer that loves the heat.
A The fact that your oleander is putting on buds suggests that it is healthy, but there are an number of reasons why they do not flower.
PHOTO : Tough and compact, `Petite Salmon' oleander will need more water with phlox to fill out
Q Why do the buds on my eight-year-old oleander bush never develop into flowers?