4. Sedum. … One of my favorite varieties is ‘Sedum Adolphii’, a lovely flowering pet-safe succulent native to Mexico: read more in this interesting article!
Simply so, is succulent poisonous to dogs?
Are succulents toxic to pets? … Luckily, most succulents are considered non-toxic and are harmless to pets when ingested. Others contain skin irritants that can cause minor skin irritations, and some can cause mild symptoms when ingested.
Consequently, is Autumn Joy sedum toxic to dogs?
Hundreds of cheerful flowers bloom late summer and float high above dark green foliage and handle summer heat with grace. The plant is non-toxic, and with so many flowers, there’s no way your dog can eat them all!
Is sedum a ground cover?
Sedum album has white flowers and green foliage that turns reddish in autumn. It blooms in summer and is an excellent ground cover for thin, poor soils or rocky embankments.
Because succulents comprise such a variety of plants, the most important thing to do if your dog eats a succulent is to identify the plant and call animal poison control. There are two main poison control centers for animals and they are available 24/7.
Some more dog-friendly houseplants include:
|Plant name||Scientific name|
|Aluminium plant (Watermelon pilea)||Pilea cadierei|
|Areca palm (Golden cane palm, yellow palm, butterfly palm.)||Dypsis lutescens|
Although considered a medicinal plant for humans, aloe vera’s level of toxicity is mild to moderate for cats and dogs. Vomiting, diarrhoea, lethargy, depression, anorexia, tremors, change in urine colour.
Cactus are not toxic if consumed, but their sharp spines make them hazardous to pets all the same. Take particular care with members of the Opuntia (Prickly Pear) genus. They don’t always have long spines, but they do have tiny, barbed glochids.
- African Violets.
- Garden Marigolds.
You can still have a beautiful garden if you have a dog – many plants pose no threat to dogs. They include snapdragons, Michaelmas daisies, camellias, rose, sunflowers, elaeagnus, centaurea (cornflower), impatiens and calendula.
Flowers and Flowering Plants Safe for Dogs
- African violet (common name: cape marigold)
- Creeping zinnia.
- Gerbera daisy (common names: Transvaal daisy, African daisy, Veldt daisy)
- Lipstick plant.
- Phalaenopsis orchid (common names: moth orchid, moon orchid, butterfly orchid, phals)