Oleander Plant. Lightly prune oleander shrubs in late spring to remove any shoots that spoil the shape of the plant. Oleander plants (nerium oleander) are among the most versatile of shrubs, with dozens of uses in southern and coastal landscapes.they tolerate a wide range of conditions, including difficult soil, salt spray, high ph, severe pruning, reflected heat from pavements and walls, and drought.
It is a large evergreen ornamental shrub belonging to the family apocynaceae, with long, lanceolate, leathery leaves and clusters of white or pink flowers. Furthermore, the alluring flowers of this plant are a hazard for accidental ingestion. So beware and plant accordingly.