Toxic vs. Pet friendly plants

Toxic vs. Pet friendly plants

Many pet owners have a nice yards specifically for their pets, and enjoy spending time outdoors. Manicured yards with beautiful flowering plants are, an added bonus bringing extra peace and relaxation. Learning which plants to stay away from can mean the difference between a costly vet visit and a happy pup.

Toxic Plants

  • Aloe Vera
  • Amaryllis
  • Azalea
  • Black nightshade
  • Easter Lilly ( very toxic to cats)
  • Foxglove
  • Poison Parsnip
  • Sago Palm
  • Spindle Tree
  • Superb or Glory Lilly
  • Sweet Pea
  • Tulip( bulbs are most toxic)
  • Hydrangea


NON -toxic plants

  • Jasmine
  • Marigold
  • Petunia
  • Ponytail palm, Windmill palm
  • Rose
  • Tiger orchid
  • African Daisy
  • Purple basil
  • Creeping Rosemary
  • Pineapple Sage
  • Fennel
  • Wheat or Lemon Grass
  • Cat nip
  • Mint

Keep in mind that when a pet ingests anything not a part of its normal diet, it can cause GI upset!

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