Getting introduced with the poisonous plant varieties

Often on comes across the question that what must be done regarding the safety of pets. Whether there are any plant species or Flowers poisonous to pets. In actual, none or very few plant species are considered to be poisonous for pets. Maximum of the plants are absolutely safe to be grown and nurtured at home.

poisonous-plant-for-petsThey are absolutely safe for both kids and pets. However, there are few rare flower kinds that might cause some kind of harm to the little kid or the pet that you have at your home.

Various times there has been a question that whether the African violets are harmful for the living beings. The clear answer to this question is “no”. They are not at all harmful. However, if they are grown with lots of pesticides and insecticides then they might end up creating allergies to the pets in some or the other way.

They may tamper the furs of the cats and dogs that exist at your home. Moreover, eating such plants can lead to toxicity amongst the animals. Hence, you must ensure that you only keep naturally grown plant varieties at your home.

There exist many types of flowers that are poisonous to pets. However none of them leads to any sort of harm if they are carefully grown. The common symptoms of toxicity include diarrhea, skin irritation, vomiting, fever etc. Some of the common varieties of Flowers poisonous to pets include:

  • Elephant bear
  • Dumbcane
  • Yew
  • Rhubarb
  • Pothos
  • Lily of the valley
  • Castor bean
  • Blue green algae
  • Geranium
  • Fox glove
  • Iris
  • Hyacinth
  • Laurel
  • Aloe Vera
  • Mayapple
  • Deadly nightshade
  • Peace lily
  • Onion
  • Juniper daffodil

There are many other poisonous plant varieties that the ones mentioned above. While implanting any plant species at your home do make ample researches about it so that you look after the safety of your beloved ones.