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Plantidote of the Day 2012-11-12

pink oleander

Nerium oleander


If this looks familiar, good news -- you aren't losing your mind. You have seen this one before. Sorry about that. I'm in deep deadline doo-doo and will return with more originals soon.


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Plantidote of the Day 2011-08-25

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Plantidote of the Day 2010-09-29

Common name: Oleander

Nerium oleander

Family: Apocynaceae

I'm sorry to say there's no interesting story behind this image. It's one of many blossoms on a backyard oleander bush that has been here longer than I have. I just thought it was beautiful, especially the color and the delicate ruffling of the petals. So in lieu of a story, here are some facts about oleanders. Read below the fold...

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