It is an evergreen plant, and in the spring and summer it produces beautiful flowers in shades of pink and red, followed by long pods filled with seeds, usually fertile. After flowering proceed by removing the apex of the branches which carry the flowers; in late summer shorten all the branches, in order to avoid the shrub emptying over time in the lower part of the stem.
The oleander is highly toxic, so it is advisable to wear gloves to handle the plant. Plant it in a sunny place, where it can receive several hours of direct sunlight, especially in winter.
It can stand even prolonged periods of drought, but to have rich flowering it is necessary to water the plant with good regularity, always leaving the soil to dry well between waterings. It is not affected by frost, provided that the frosts are short and mild, and if you live in an area with very cold winters, it is good to carefully cover your oleander, using non-woven fabric, from November to February.