Nerium oleander “Maria Gambetta”

Nerium oleander “Maria Gambetta”

Plant type

Shrubs

Common name
Oleandro “Maria Gambetta”


Family
Apocynaceae


Tag

    Habitus

  • Shrubs

    Exposure

  • Half-shadow
  • Sun

    Leaf Persistance

  • Evergreen

    Flower Colour

  • Yellow

    Flowering Period

  • 08-August
  • 06-June
  • 07-July
  • 05-May

    Climatic Zone

  • 8

    Continent of Origin

  • Asia

Botanical characteristics: It is a cultivar, whose flowers are simple, bright yellow with the throat having a more intense colour.

Agronomic and environmental characteristics: It is a widely naturalized plant. It prefers fertile, moist but well drained soils and tolerates limestone. It requires full sun exposure and must be sheltered because it does not tolerate frost. It has an high resistance to saltiness and pollution.

Use: It is a Mediterranean plant with spectacular flowering. If used in marine resorts, it is beautiful. In parks and gardens it can be used singly, in groups, in mixed or free hedges and is suitable for small gardens, too. If cultivated in pots, it is ideal for patios and terraces. Moreover, it is finely used in public green spaces as hedges and traffic islands.