In 1956 the Sunset Terrace Garden Club planted oleanders to beautify a ditch formerly belonging to a Harris County poor farm.
The large poplars, pine and palm trees, acacias and oleanders, bay laurel and other Mediterranean plants add to the beauty of the park.
Caterpillars of the polka-dot wasp moth ("Syntomeida epilais") are known to feed on the desert rose, along with feeding on oleanders.
An avenue of oleanders marks the boundary between portions 29 and 30.
In Mediterranean climates oleanders can be expected to bloom from April through October, with the heaviest bloom usually occurring between May and June.
The landscape design alternated eucalyptus and palms with pink and white oleanders planted beneath for color.
Another student was Stella Bowen, whose oil painting of oleanders was one of the works from Armstrong’s still-life class that impressed critics in an exhibition in May 1912.
In 2014 the National Geographic Society named Msida Bastion Cemetery one of the five most beautiful cemeteries in Europe: "Scattered-about benches offer the opportunity for reflection and a tranquil spot to take in the view of sailboats anchored at the marina below, verdant expanses of grass dotted with olive trees, palms, oleanders and ancient pines.
While the detail of the early Arcadian style garden has been eroded, the remainder of Meehan's original 1810 land grant, plantings of mature Araucarias, pepper trees, African olives and oleanders and the open rural cultural landscape surrounding the estate are relatively intact today, adding to the significance of the property.
In the first stage of Selvaggio Blu, oleanders find their ideal habitat and a limestone plateau characterise all the area.
Also growing along that boundary were giant Danubian (or Spanish) reed clumps ("Arundo donax" and oleanders ("Nerium oleander cv.s").
Along the front picket fence are taller shrubs including oleanders (Nerium oleander cv.) and bird-of-paradise flower (Strelitzia reginae) and hardy perennials such as Nile lilies (Agapanthus orientalis) and fruit-salad plant (Monstera deliciosa).
Scattered shrub plantings in front (north) of the homestead include frangipani ("Plumeria rubra") and oleanders.
The building sits in a rural landscape with white cedar and Burdekin plum trees near the house and oleanders along the front fence.
Pink oleanders form a hedge along Lutwyche Road, above stone retaining walls.
The gueltas near Iherir are flanked by Cape bulrush ("Typha capensis"), with oleanders ("Nerium oleander") and French Tamarisks ("Tamarix gallica") abundant along the river bed.
In addition, tropical plants are grown in several areas during summer months; species include banana plants, elephant ears, hibiscuses, and oleanders growing above a groundcover of coleus and ornamental sweet potato.
In the 1950s, an extensive flowering tree planting program was initiated for the slopes and gullies of the golf course; poincianas, oleanders, jacarandas and flame trees were planted to line the fair ways.
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