7 Common Flowers That Are Poisonous | Toxic Flowers

 Homiful.com - Having flowers at a garden can spread the color, compliment, and joy. But, there are some flowers common poisonous. If you have children or pets at home, you must have an extra eye to keep them from toxic flowers. We have gathered these 7 Common Flowers That Are Poisonous | Toxic Flowers that can you pay attention to.



Can find in South Asia, Calotropis is the one of toxic flowers. This flower contains calotropin, that if contacted to eyes, it can cause blindness. Calotropis is the common weed that have latex ooze out from the flowers and leaves.

Sweet Hellebore


There are several species of Hellebores. And Hellebores contain 3 active ingredients. There are glycosides, which can cause bradycardia (slowing of the heart); saponin, acting on the nervous system causing narcosis, and helleborine, a purgative found in the roots of plants. And this plant poisonous to mammals. But, milk from affected animals will cause vomiting and diarrhea in people.



The one of charming, fragrant, and loved flowers, Oleander can bloom in white, pink, yellow, or red. But, you must be careful with the children. Eating only a meager amount of this toxic flower can be dangerous. All part of Oleander contains extremely poisonous if ingested, even the smoke burn from its wood. The symptomatic after poisoning this flower include, slow heartbeat, fever, dehydration, tremors, and death is also possible.

Lily of the Valley


Flowers, leaves, and stem from lily of the valley is very toxic. This flower contains glycosides, which can cause vomiting, blurriness, slow heart rates and can be fatal in some cases. But, the poison from this flower is slowly absorbed into the body. So, if you have right time for medical intervention, it can save from much harm to occur.

Kalmia Latifolia


Kalmia latifolia or can call with Mountain Laurel is gorgeous bloom flower. But, they are deadly  flowers. After consumption of this flower, people may suffer from burning on their lips, mouth, and throat.

Fox Glove (Digitalis Purpurea)


Fox Glove can make entice kids with pretty colors and bell-shaped blooms. But, this flower contains digitalis glycoside, digitoxin, and deslanocide and usually used in heart medicine. But, if you ingest a particular amount of fox gloves it can cause headache, stomach pain, and fainting.

Death Camas


Death Camas or Zigadenus venenosus is a toxic weedy perennial that mostly grow in western US. This flower mostly risk to livestock and grazing animals. Symptoms of poisoning this flower include vomiting and excessive salvation, tremors, weakness, loss of control over body movements, convulsions, and coma. Ultimately, an animal that has eaten too much will die.

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