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Non-Toxic Plants

Common Name                                              Scientific name
ABELIA                                                                        (Abelia grandiflora)
AFRICAN VIOLET                                                      (Saintpaulia ionantha)
SWEET ALYSSUM                                                      (Allyssum sp.)
ASPARAGUS FERN                                                     (Asperagus setaceus plumosis)
ASTER                                                                          (Aster sp.)
BABY TEARS                                                               (Helxine soleirolii)
BIRDíS NEST FERN                                                    (Asplenium nidus)
BOSTON FERN                                                           (Nephrolepsis exalta)
BOTTLE BRUSH                                                          (Callistemom)
BOUGANVILLEA                                                        (Bouganvillea)
BRIDAL VEIL                                                              (Tripogandra multiflora)
BROMELIADS                                                             (Aechmea; Bilbergia; Cryptanthus)
CACTUS, SPINELESS                                                (Astrophytum)
CAMELLIA                                                                  (Camellia japonica)
COLEUS                                                                       (Coleus)
CORN PLANT                                                             (Dracaena fragrans)
*CREEPING CHARLIE                                                (Pilea nummulariifolia)
CROTON                                                                     (Codiaeum sp.)
DRACAENA                                                                (Dracaena)
EMERALD RIPPLE                                                      (Peperomia caperata)
EUGENIA                                                                     (Peperomia caperata)
FUSCHIA                                                                     (Fuschia)
GERANIUM                                                                 (Pelargonium sp.)
HEN AND CHICKS SUCCULENT                             (Echeveria)
HIBISCUS                                                                     (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis)
HOYA                                                                           (Hoya exotica)
ICEPLANT                                                                   (Mesembryanthemum crystallinum)
IMPATIENS                                                                 (Impatiens)
JADE PLANT                                                               (Crassula argentea)
JAPANESE ARALIA                                                   (Fatsia japonica)
JASMINE                                                                     (Jasminum officinale: J. grandifloum)
LAVENDER                                                                 (Lavandula officinalis)
MARIGOLD                                                                (Calendula officinalis)
MONKEY PLANT                                                      (Ruellia makoyana)
MOTHER OF PEARL                                                 (Graptopetalum paraguayen)
NATAL PLUM                                                            (Carissa grandiflora)
PAINTED NETTLE                                                     (Coleus)
PALMS                                                                        (Areca sp.)
PAMPAS GRASS                                                       (Cortaderia selloana)
PARLOR PALM                                                         (Chamaedorea elegans)
PEPEROMIA                                                              (Peperomia caperata)
PETUNIA                                                                    (Petunia)
PHOENIX                                                                   (Phoenix roebelenii)
PIGGYBACK PLANT                                                (Tolmiea menziesii)
PILEA                                                                         (Pilea sp.)
PINK POLKA-DOT PLANT                                     (H. ypoestes sang.)
PONYTAIL PLANT                                                   (Beaucarnea recurvata)
PRAYER PLANT                                                        (Maranta leuconeura)
PURPLE PASSION: PURPLE VELVET                     (Gynura)
SPIDER PLANT                                                         (Chlorophytum comosum)
STAGHORN FERN                                                    (Platycerium bifurcatum)
SWEDISH IVY                                                           (Plectranthus australis)
TREE MALLOW                                                         (Lavatera assurgentiflora)
**UMBRELLA PLANT                                               (Eriogonum umbrellum)
VELVET PLANT                                                         (Gynura aurantaca)
WANDERING JEW                                                     (Tradescantia albiflora)
WARNECKII                                                               (Dracaena deremensis)
WAX PLANT                                                               (Hoya exotica)
ZEBRA PLANTY                                                         (Calathea zebrina)
ZINNIAS                                                                      (Zinnia sp.)

*Not to be confused with another "Creeping Charlie,"
Glecoma heteracea which is toxic

**Not to be confused with another "umbrella" plant,
Schefflera actinophylla which is toxic.