Nonpoisonous Plants

Nontoxic plants do not contain potentially dangerous chemicals. However, they may present a risk for choking or stomach upset, particularly for young children.

Some common nontoxic plants include:

  • African Violet
  • Aster
  • Baby's Breath
  • Baby's Tears
  • Begonia
  • Boston Fern
  • Christmas Cactus
  • Crab Apple
  • Dracaena
  • Easter Cactus
  • Echeveria (hens and chickens)
  • Gardenia
  • Hibiscus
  • Honeysuckle
  • Hosta
  • Hoya
  • Jade Plant
  • Kalanchoe
  • Lilac
  • Lilies: Day, Easter, Tiger
  • Magnolia
  • Peperomia
  • Petunia
  • Prayer Plant
  • Spider Plant
  • Swedish Ivy
  • Violets


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