Not all animals are equally harmed by poisonous or noxious plants. A day lily, for example, may not harm a dog; however, a curious cat might suffer from vomiting, renal failure, or even death if they consume the typical garden plant.

There are several non-toxic beautiful floral species that you can plant in your yard and house without fear.


Zinnias should be on your no-nonsense list of hard-performing annual flowers. You may feel confident that zinnias won’t harm your pets. Zinnias can also help you minimize mildew issues by providing them with enough sunshine and room to spread out.

African Violet

African violets have been a popular houseplant for ages, and new cultivars will give you a reason to rediscover their advantages. Plants with ruffled flowers and picotee blooms prefer the same temperatures as we do. The fuzzy leaves don’t include any toxic chemicals that can harm cats or dogs.

Peruvian Lily

Many lily species are challenging to grow for cat owners. The non-toxic Peruvian lily, on the other hand, is a great choice for both cats and dogs. This flower may be utilized in professional floral arrangements since it remains vivid and long-lasting.

Areca Palm

If your cat is tempted to swat and bite the ornamental leaves of an areca palm, you won’t have to worry about stomach upset spoiling your pet’s evening. The butterfly plant (also known as the Madagascar palm) is native to Madagascar and thrives in warm temperatures and high humidity. They don’t require a lot of water or light, but the areca palm does an excellent job purifying the air.


When it comes to persistent plant-eaters, some experts believe that the best solution is to select a plant that has been developed to be eaten. The pungent hot leaves and flowers of nasturtiums will not entice most dogs, but if they care to try them, they will get a nutritional bonus in the form of vitamins A and C. Nasturtiums thrive in full sun on good soil with spring and early summer temperatures between 65 and 75 degrees Fahrenheit.

At Elite Development Group, our team of lawn maintenance pros can help you find the best plants and flowers that will also keep your pets safe. Contact us to learn more about it and the other quality services we offer.