2008

TQ2995 : Nerium Oleander

taken 16 years ago, near to Southgate, Enfield, England

Nerium Oleander
Nerium Oleander
Oleander grows into a large bush or tree and in the summer produce masses of these pink, sweet smelling flowers. However, all parts of the plant are poisonous, with one leaf being enough to kill a child. Therefore great care needs to be taken around these plants. The poison remains even after the leaves etc. have been dried.

With the milder weather we are now experiencing in the winter it has been possible to grow these Mediterranean plants in the garden.

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Photographer
Christine Matthews   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Thursday, 4 September, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 12 September, 2008
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 298 957 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:38.7443N 0:7.4641W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 298 957
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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