Florida flowers: The ornate oleander

I have such a backlog of beautiful flower photos on my phone. In Florida awesome flower-photo opportunities occur all the time.

Oleander is one of the most popular and well-known flowers in the world. It’s so prolific across the globe that its native origin is not known, although it’s thought to be native to the middle east.

Oleander is highly toxic. Do not give it to your spouse no matter how much they may get on your nerves sometimes. Seriously, I see that happening on true crime files all the time. Just get a divorce. I’m sure your spouse would prefer that over being dead! And you won’t go to prison. It’s a win-win for both.

I always like to recognize and appreciate my fellow bloggers, so here are more awesome oleander photos that you should check out.




16 thoughts on “Florida flowers: The ornate oleander

  1. Oleanders are beautiful 😊❤ It is popular in Kerala too. We call it Arali and is used in temples as one of the main flowers in ritualistic worship. White, rose, pink, and yellow varieties are the common ones here.

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  2. Over in my half of Aus we mostly have pink ones and some of the white/yellow with a few a deep red.burgundy, but i have not seen any as bright red as this – beautiful. 🙂

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