Are Roses Poisonous Or Toxic To Cats?

Cat slowly walking in rose garden

Are roses poisonous to cats? For the cat owner that is a great question! Roses in the Rosaceae family are perhaps the most iconic flower out there. In the language

Is The Lantana Poisonous Or Toxic? The Answer!

Lantana Plant Poisonous

Lantana camara (commonly called Lantana) is a member of the Caprifoliaceae or Verbenaceae family and native to tropical settings such as the Caribbean, South Africa, and Malaysia.  The plant has

Is The Persian Shield Plant Poisonous?

iridescent purple leaves of Persian Shield Strobilanthes Plant

If you are looking for a dramatic display of color for your summertime garden, you can’t go wrong with Persian Shield (Strobilanthes dyerianus) as a container plant or bedding plant.

Is Periwinkle Plant Poisonous or Toxic?

purple pink blooms of the periwinkle plant

Periwinkle plants (Vinca spp.), also known as Vinca, are evergreen creeping flowering plants belonging to the Apocynaceae family along with the Desert Rose and Mandevilla vine.  Numerous species of periwinkle

Is the Lamb’s Ears Plant Poisonous?

wooly or fuzzy leaves of the lambs ear plant (Stachys byzantina)

Stachys byzantina, also known as Lamb’s Ears plant or woolly hedgenettle, is a herbaceous perennial with soft, velvety silver foliage growing 12” – 18” inches tall.  This member of the

Is Pothos Plant Poisonous?

Pothos aka Devils Ivy is a popular indoor houseplant

Pothos, bearing the scientific name Epipremnum aureum, is an evergreen flowering plant from the Araceae or arum family.  The Epipremnum aureum plant is native to Mo’orea, which is part of

Is Mint Poisonous To Cats?

Cat sniffing a mint plant

One of the most significant responsibilities of a cat owner is to provide them with a healthy and safe environment to live. This is especially true for pet owners and plant

Bleeding Heart Plant Poisonous

Is the Bleeding Heart Plant poisonous

The Bleeding Heart Plant or Dicentra spectabilis (dy-SEN-truh, speck-TAB-ih-liss) is a pretty herbaceous perennial hailing from Japan, Korea, Siberia, and China.  It is a popular plant in colder areas of

Is Coleus Toxic To Cats, Dogs, and People?

colorful coleus plant some say is poisonous

Coleus [KO-lee-us] plants are known for their slender leaves with bright colored markings. People commonly grow these tropical low-maintenance plants, but are they safe? Is coleus toxic to cats, dogs, and

Is The Agave Plant Poisonous or Toxic?

The attractive Agave plant - is it poisonous

Agave plants make beautiful additions to the landscape or when grown as a potted specimen. Have you ever asked – Are agave plants toxic or poisonous? The desert agave or

Is The Wandering Jew Plant Poisonous or Toxic?

wandering jew plant growing as a groundcover

You may have heard Wandering Jew (Tradescantia zebrina) is edible, but this is entirely incorrect.  This misunderstanding comes from the fact the plant shares the common name, Spiderwort, with a

Is The Dieffenbachia Plant Poisonous?

Toxic poisonous Dieffenbachia plant laying on table

The Dieffenbachia or dumb cane plant its common name has been grown as a houseplant for decades. Its care is easy. Give Dieffenbachia bright indirect light, a well-drained soil, occasional

Is Mandevilla Plant Poisonous or Toxic?

Attractive mandevilla plant flowers

One of the popular members of the dogbane family, Apocynaceae, is the Mandevilla plant (Mandevilla spp.), tropical perennials with exotic and colorful flowers.  With over 100 species, this gorgeous climbing vine

The Croton Plant: Is It Poisonous or Toxic?

The colorful Croton plant with many leaf colors and shapes

Codiaeum variegatum [koh-dih-EE-um, var-ee-GAY-tum] or Croton plants are evergreen perennials belonging to Euphorbiaceae family of plants. Other popular Euphorbia plants include: Crown of Thorns flower African Milk Tree Care (Euphorbia trigona) Firestick

Are Succulents Poisonous to Cats?

Succulents like these Echeverias are not poisonous to cats

Succulent plants are easy-to-care-for, drought-resistant plants with thick, fleshy leaves, stems, or roots as they contain tissues helping them store water.  These are ideal candidates for arid climatic and soil

20 Toxic And Poisonous Plants For Cats

cat next to a spider plant

Cats are naturally inquisitive, and that is not always a safe trait. Hence the saying “Curiosity killed the cat!” Felines enjoy climbing, exploring and chewing on things, so if you