Is Day Lily Poisonous to Cats?

Day Lily

The Day Lily is poisonous for cats.

Typical symptoms include death, halitosis, inappetence, irregular heartbeat, kidney failure, lethargy, vomiting, and weakness.

A day lily is a flowering plant in the genus Hemerocallis placed in family Asphodelaceae, subfamily Hemerocallidoideae, but used to be part of Liliaceae.. Gardening enthusiasts and professional horticulturalists have long bred daylily species for their attractive flowers. Thousands of cultivars have been registered by local and international Hemerocallis societies.

The scientific name for this plant is Hemerocallis spp. Additional names for this plant include Hemerocallis Flava, Lemon Daylily, Lemon Lily, and Yellow Daylily.

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