TOXIC FLOWERS

There are a number of flowers that are toxic to cats and dogs when ingested. Below is a list of toxic flowers, each one includes common names, the scientific name, toxic principles (what makes the flowers toxic), and the pet's symptoms when ingested. We do not give out medical advice or holistic methods of treatment on how to treat poisoning in a pet; please contact either of the National Hotlines or our Local Oregon Clinics and Hospitals (listed on our Hotlines and Help page) if you suspect your pet has ingested one of these flowers. 

 -Any flower (listed below or not) that is not a part of your pet's regular diet may cause irritation or illness due to irregularity.

FLOWERS LISTED IN RED ARE HARMFUL AND HIGHLY TOXIC

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Amaryllis

Belladonna Lily, Cape Belladonna, Naked Lady, Saint Joseph Lily

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Anthurium

Flamingo Flower, Painter's Palette, Tail Flower

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Autumn Crocus

Meadow Saffron, Mysteria, Wonder Bulb

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Azalea

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Image by Linh Le

Baby's

Breath

Gypsophila

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Begonia

Wax Begonia, Trailing Begonia

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Birds of Paradise

Bird's Tongue Flower, Crane Flower

Calla Lily

Calla Lily

Garden Calla, Pig Lily, White Arum

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Cape Jasmine

Cape Jessamine, Danh-Danh

Image by Kai Yi Wong

Carnation

Clove Pink, Wild Carnation

Image by Robin M.

Chamomile

German Chamomile, Sweet False Chamomile, Wild Chamomile

Image by zoo_monkey

Cherry Blossom

Sakura

Image by Yoksel 🌿 Zok

Chrysanthemum

Chrysanths, Mums

Image by Mohammed  Amin

Daffodil

Jonquil, Narcissus, Paper White

Image by Laura Crowe

Dahlia

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Delphinium

Delphinium

Larkspur

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False Queen Anne's Lace

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Image by Sophie Dale

Foxglove

Lady's Glove

Gardenia

Gardenia

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Gladiola

Gladiola

Gladiolus, Sword Lily

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Glory Lily

Climbing Lily, Fire Lily, Flame Lily, Tiger Claw

Image by Jeff Kingma

Hibiscus

Hardy Hibiscus, Rose of Sharon, Topical Hibiscus

Image by Annie Spratt

Hyacinth

Dutch Hyacinth, Garden Hyacinth

Image by Simone Dalmeri

Hydrangea

Hortensia

Image by Anastasiya Romanova

Iris

Flag Flower, Water Flag

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Kiss-Me-Quick

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Image by Sharon McCutcheon

Lavender

Common Lavender, English Lavender, French Lavender, Spike Lavender

Image by Matt

Lily

Easter Lily, Lily of the Palace, White Lily

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Lily of the Valley

May Bells, Our Lady's Tears, May Lily

Image by Terriell Scrimager

Marigold

African Marigold, Aztec Marigold, Mexican Marigold

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Morning Glory

Purple Morning Glory, Annual Morning Glory

Image by Anna Hliamshyna

Oleander

Rosebay, Rose Laurel, Kaner

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Peace Lily

White Sails, Mauna Loa Peace Lily, Spathe Flower

Image by Olia Gozha

Peony

European Common Peony, Garden Peony

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Poinsettia

Christmas Flower, Lobster Flower

Image by Jason Sung

Ranunculus

Buttercup

Image by Padre_moovi

Rhododendron

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Image by Mitchell Maglio

Tulip

Triumph Tulip