Fresh flowers in your home are a great way to add color and beauty to your surroundings. Flowers are good for your mood and health, too, as research on the benefit of flowers shows. Another study shows the benefits of having pets in the home for the companionship they provide. So, if you have pets and flowers in your home, it’s important to keep the blooms out of reach, OR just have pet-friendly flowers in your house. Here at Neubauer’s Flowers, Uniontown’s top florist, we love flowers and plants and are happy to provide you with a list of gorgeous pet-friendly flowers to keep in your home.
Safe Flowers for Pets
Who doesn’t love getting a gorgeous bouquet of fragrant roses? They are beautiful, classic, colorful, and the symbol of love. They are even more impressive because roses are also pet-friendly.
Daisies bring joy and charm wherever you put them. Their broad face and colorful petals always put a smile on our faces. Often found in floral bouquets and gardens, daisies are perfectly safe for pets.
The vibrant yellow color of a sunflower can brighten any home and anyone’s mood. Full of joy, radiance, and charm, sunflowers are pet-friendly blooms that look great in kitchens.
Growing in an array of colors, the delicate and beautiful blooms of Snapdragons are a gorgeous explosion of color that will instantly brighten your home. Either grouped with other flowers or placed in a vase by themselves, Snapdragons are always eye-catching, as well as pet-safe.
For many orchid lovers, it’s pretty hard to own just one, which is great for pets because the orchid plant is pet-friendly. These exotic plants produce magnificent blooms in a range of colors, sizes, and shapes. For a touch of elegance and mystery, you can’t go wrong with an orchid (or two).
Pansies are charming small flowers that grow in shades of blues, purples, yellows, and whites. Perfect in hanging planters or in a container on your porch, Pansies are fine to have around the house as they are safe for cats and dogs.
Lovely and fragrant, Petunias are pet-friendly. Go ahead and get some petunias for your garden or home and enjoy them all year-round.
A voluminous and colorful bloom, Zinnias are pet-friendly. Place a bunch of they stunning blooms in a vase and instantly elevate your decor.
A popular houseplant in the U.S., African Violets can bloom almost all year round. Blooming in an assortment of colors, the African Violet is pet-friendly that will add color and charm to your porch.
Signs of Poisoning in Pets
If your pet happens to nibble on some flowers not on this list, then it’s important to be on the lookout for indications of poisoning. Common symptoms include dehydration, excessive drooling, lethargy, vomiting, or a racing heart. For a thorough list of toxic flowers, visit the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center website.
Enjoy the best of both worlds with fresh, fragrant florals and furry companions in your home. Your life will be so much richer and less stressful if you do.