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Poisonous Plants for Dogs


Now that spring is here, our garden is getting a makeover…weeds are getting pulled, Pepsi & Pepper’s own little retreat is getting made (Yes I know, spoilt pooch’s – photo’s coming soon), flowers getting potted, and getting the lawn ready for summer.

So before going to our local hardware/plant nursery to purchase more plants/flowers, I looked into what plants are poisonous to dogs. I thought I would share with you some of the plants/flowers on the list:

– Cyclamen (Cyclamen sp.)

– Amaryllis (Hippeastrum sp.)

– Aronkelch (Zantedeschia aethiopica)

– Azalea (Rhododendron simsii)

– Tree Friend (Philodendron sp.)

– Begonia, Schiefblatt (Begonia sp.)

– Bogenhanf (Sansevieria trifasciata)

– Buntwurz (Caladium bicolor)

– Christ thorns (Euphorbia milii)

– Clivie (Clivia miniata)

– Dieffenbachia (Dieffenbachia senguine) – highly toxic!

– Dragon Tree (Dracaena drago)

– Epipremnum aureum (Scindapsus spec.)

– Plank (Spathiphyllum floribundum)

– Window leaf (Monstera deliciosa)

– Ficus species (Ficus sp.)

– Flamingo flower (Anthurium sp.)

– Blazing Kate (Kalanchoe sp.) – Only for cats poisonous!

– Rubber tree (Ficus elastica)

– Caladium (Caladium bicolor)

– Clivia (Clivia miniata)

– Piston thread (Aglaeonema commutatum)

– Coral tree (Solanum pseudocapsicum)

– Croton (Codiaeum variegatum)

– Sago Palm (Cycas sp.)

– Yucca (Yucca elephantipes)

– Philodendron (Philodendron sp.)

– Glory lily (Gloriosa superba) – highly toxic!

– Purpurtute (Syngonium podophyllum)

– Belt sheets (Clivia miniata)

– Amaryllis (Hippeastrum sp.)

– Sansevieria (Sansevieria trifasciata)

– Poinsettia (Euphorbia pulcherrima) – highly toxic!

– Desert Rose (Adenium obesum) – highly toxic!

– Wonders shrub (Codiaeum variegatum)

– Yucca (Yucca sp.)

– Room calla (Zantedeschia aethiopica)

I would hate for something to happen to Pepsi or Pepper out in the garden, so now I can rest easy I have the list printed out, so when I pop into the garden centre I can refer to my list.Image

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