Member Price: $39.95
Member Price: $39.95
The Calypso Oleander (Nerium oleander 'Calypso') is a stunning evergreen shrub prized for its abundant, vibrant flowers and lush, dark green foliage. Native to the Mediterranean region, the oleander has been cultivated for centuries and is now widely grown in warm climates worldwide. The Calypso Oleander offers a touch of tropical elegance to the landscape and makes a striking focal point in gardens or as a container plant.
The Calypso Oleander is an evergreen shrub that typically grows to a height of 6-20 feet and a spread of 6-15 feet, depending on the growing conditions and pruning practices. This sun-loving plant is hardy in USDA zones 8-11, making it suitable for warmer climates where temperatures rarely dip below 20°F. The Calypso Oleander thrives in well-drained soil and is tolerant of a variety of soil types, including sandy, loamy, and clay soils.
This attractive plant is not only a visual delight but also low-maintenance, requiring minimal care once established. It is drought-tolerant and can withstand occasional salt spray, making it suitable for coastal landscapes. However, it's essential to note that all parts of the oleander are toxic if ingested, so caution should be exercised when planting in areas accessible to children and pets.
One of the most appealing features of the Calypso Oleander is its profuse and vibrant flowers. The large, trumpet-shaped blooms appear in clusters at the branch tips throughout the summer months, providing a burst of color in shades of deep pink or magenta. The flowers are not only beautiful but also fragrant, emitting a pleasant scent that attracts pollinators such as butterflies and hummingbirds.
While the Calypso Oleander is not typically grown for its fruit, it does produce inconspicuous, long, slender seed pods after flowering. These pods are generally not considered ornamental and are often removed to encourage more prolific flowering.
The Calypso Oleander features dark green, glossy, lance-shaped leaves that create a lush, dense canopy throughout the year. The evergreen foliage provides a striking contrast to the bright flowers, adding an additional layer of visual interest to the plant.
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