Is Gladiola Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?

Gladiola

The Gladiola is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include bad breath, diarrhea, drooling, fainting, lethargy, salivation, slowed heartbeat, and vomiting.

Gladiola contains about 300 species in the iris family Iridaceae. It is a native plant from Africa, Mediterranean Europe, and Asia. Gladiola has wide range of colors available from many varieties.

The scientific name for this plant is Gladiolus species. Additional names for this plant include Marsh Gladiolus, and Sword Lily.

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