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Did anyone else pick the flowers off of oleander plants when the were little??

We totally did! We'd put the in our hair.. or just pick em off the plant...

I didn't know they were poisonous!! I just saw it on some forensic show... Damn just thought it was crazy!!

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MomNbabyGirl009

Asked by MomNbabyGirl009 at 3:22 AM on Jun. 28, 2010 in Just for Fun

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  • I was never around them growing up. I'm sure I would have if I had been. They are beautiful!

    Yeah, they are poisonous. Remember the book/ movie White Oleander? That is what she killed her boyfriend with. Great movie.
    LittleWeloosMom

    Answer by LittleWeloosMom at 3:49 AM on Jun. 28, 2010

  • I didn't know they were either! In fact, I had JUST googled this not even 5 minutes before seeing this post, because I read on some website that this woman poisoned 2 kids with oleander way back when. Crazy!
    ManicMomma02

    Answer by ManicMomma02 at 5:49 AM on Jun. 28, 2010

  • My mom always talks about this because they grow really well around here. I want some and she says I shouldn't get them because I have kids, but I've never seen my kids chewing on any other bushes. She knew some kids who got really sick because they used oleander branches when they roasted marshmallows.
    CaLizzyMom

    Answer by CaLizzyMom at 8:32 AM on Jun. 28, 2010

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