Twist of Pink™

Twist of Pink™

Oleander nerium 'Planst'

Twist of Pink’s deep pink blooms and creamy white variegated foliage, plus its resistance to drought, heat, and salt, make it the perfect plant for a more aggressive climate.

Sunset Zones

8-16, 18-24

USDA Zones

10°F to 20°F USDA zones 8–11

Twist of Pink™ Features

Plant Dimensions

8-15' H x 8-15' W

Landscape Use

Accent, Container, Hedge, Mass planting, Privacy Planting, Slope

Plant Type


Growth Rate



Full sun

Special Feature

Deer Resistant, Drought tolerance, Heat Tolerance, Salt Tolerance


Deep pink blooms in summer

Flowering Season

Spring to Fall

Twist of Pink™ Plant Care

Water Needs

Low Water Once Established


Fertilize yearly in early spring


Shape in early spring before first flush


Tolerates most native soils

Planting Instructions

1. Dig in your native soil a hole as deep and wide as the container. We recommend planting in native soil for best acclimation.
2. Fill the hole with water and thoroughly water the new plant; allow both to drain.
3. Gently place the plant on its side and remove the pot. Place your hand on the bottom of the plant and put it in the hole.
4. Return native soil around the root ball, wetting and gently tamping down.
5. To complete, create a shallow trench around the base of the plant to contain the water when watering.
6. Mulch 1–2” deep around the plant, avoiding the area closest to the stem.

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