What Flowers are Poisonous

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Identification of Poisonous Flowers and Plants

Do you know what flowers are poisonous.? There are poisonous plants and poisonous flowers that are readily available as seeds or plants in garden stores and nurseries. And, they might be growing in your yard or flowerbed right now. If you have children or pets, it is important to realize that not all of those beautiful flowers are harmless. And, among the flowers on this list are those beautiful Christmas Poinsettias.

Here is a partial list of poisonous flowers that you may find in your flower beds.

List of Poisonous Plants and Flowers

Caladium – All parts of the plant are poisonous. Toxic, if eaten in large quantities. Skin irritation, pain in the mouth.

Castor Beans – Used to make deadly Ricin. Most seed companies no longer sell this seed.

Elephant Ears – Poisonous to children and pets.

Giant Hogweed – All parts. Extremely dangerous. Originally, imported to grow as an ornamental.

Larkspur – Poisonous to animals, notably cattle.

Lupine – Some are poisonous, some are edible.

Poinsettia – The leaves are poisonous. Keep it away from children and pets.

Tansy – Poisonous in large quantities.

 

NOTE: This is not a comprehensive list. Please email us, if you are aware of other flowers we should add. Contact Us

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