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Plants not to plant if you have a cat or dog

To make sure your cat or dog (or any other pet) is safe in your garden, you should not grow any of the following toxic flowers and plants:

  • Lilies
  • Daffodils
  • Deadly nightshade
  • Ivy
  • Privet
  • Rhododendrons
  • Irises
  • Cyclamen
  • Poinsettia
  • Amaryllis
  • Laburnum
  • Foxgloves
  • Bluebells
  • Clematis
  • Hyacinths
  • Yew
  • Chrysanthemums
  • Crocuses
  • Geraniums

All parts of these plants have the potential to be toxic. Owners should contact their vet if they think their pet may have ingested any potentially dangerous items or plants, or at the first sign of any symptoms of poisoning immediately.

Further information relating to household items that could be potentially fatal can be found at the RSPCA’s website FAQ’s: www.rspca.org.uk/allaboutanimals/pets/general/poisoning.