Oleander prefer dry, warm climates, which make them ideal for the Phoenix desert. They are a fast growing, low maintenance shrub with colorful flowers of white, pink, and red. Dwarf varieties average 4 feet in height while full-size shrubs can reach 8 – 12 feet, and can be pruned to a hedge. Oleander trees average 15 feet in height will an equal spread. They need full sun.
All parts of Oleander are poisonous.