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Houseplants & Pets

Houseplants and Pets
 
Which Houseplants are Safe if I Have Pets?

Pet Friendly

African violet

Air plants

Areca palm

Baby’s tears

Bamboo palm

Basil, sage, thyme

Boston fern

Burro’s tail

Calathea

Cast iron plant

Cordyline (Ti plant)

Echeveria

Episcia

Gerbera daisy

Hoya (wax plant)

Lipstick plant

Maidenhair fern

Peperomia

Pilea

Pink polka dot plant

Ponytail palm

Prayer plant

Spider plant

Swedish ivy

Toxic to Pets

(anything in Liliaceae or Araceae family)

Aloe

Alocasia

Amaryllis

Arrowhead plant (Syngonium)

Asparagus fern

Azalea

Begonia

Bird of Paradise

Calla lily

Calocasia

Clivia (Kafir lily)

Coleus

Cyclamen

Daffodils, Narcissus

Dieffenbachia

Dracaena (including lucky bamboo)

English ivy

Eucalyptus

Ficus

Gardenia

Kalanchoe, Calandiva

Lavender

Oleander

Oregano

Oxalis

Peace lily

Philodendron and Pothos

Ranunculus

Rubber plant

Sago palm

Schefflera

ZZ plant

This is not a comprehensive list. It is meant to be a very basic guide. If your pet ingests a plant and is showing symptoms of distress, call your veterinarian immediately and be sure you can identify the plant.

ASPCA: www.aspca.org Animal Poison Control Center Phone Number: (888) 426-4435