Pets and Plant Toxicity

Dog with basket of flowers

First of all, Happy New Year! After a very successful December teaching over 100 of you lovely lot how to create festive door wreaths and table centre arrangements for your dinner parties we are happy to be back and providing you all with your blooms and plants in twenty-twenty-two!

Speaking of the latter as many of you may have become new plant parents over the Christmas holidays or received a bunch of beautiful blooms; we thought we would put together a little list of plants that are toxic to cats and dogs.

Flowers that are toxic to pets

  • Amaryllis 
  • Bluebells 
  • Ranunculus 
  • Calla Lily
  • Chrysanthemum 
  • Clematis 
  • Delphinium
  • Hyacinth 
  • Hydrangea 
  • Hypericum 
  • Peonies 
  • Sweet Pea
  • Tulips 

Plants that are toxic to pets

  • Asparagus Fern 
  • Crocus 
  • Cyclamen 
  • Daffodil 
  • Ivy
  • Geranium 
  • Jasmine 
  • Peace lilly 
  • Philodendron 
  • Monstera 
  • Umbrella plant

Plants and flowers that are safe for pets

Though these lists may look long (we looked into the plants and flowers we sell most frequently here at The Brighton Flower Company) all is not lost for you and your four legged friends!

The following plants and flowers are safe for pets

  • Roses
  • Sunflowers
  • Alstromeria plants such as:
  • Spider Plants
  • Calathea
  • Birds Nest Ferns

All plants and flowers can be purchased from our website and in our Brighton store, located at 102 Western Rd, Brighton BN1 2AA

We hope this has helped with your plant pondering, if you have any questions feel free to pop in and ask about any plant we have on sale in the store or online, we will try and help the best we can!


Kate, Justine, Tina, Rosie, Emily and Kim xx

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