Is Iron Cross Begonia Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?

Iron Cross Begonia

The Iron Cross Begonia is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include dehydration, kidney failure, oral sores, salivation and vomiting.

Iron Cross Begonia is rhizomatous perennial begonia that has small white flowers and textured asymmetrical green leaves. They could grow up to 20 inches tall with leaves that have dark brown patterns in each leaf. They are mainly cultivated for their foliage and usually grown under glass or in frost free environments. They are a member of the family Begoniaceae, native to northern Vietnam and southern China.

The scientific name for this plant is Begonia masoniana. Additional name for this plant is Begonia.

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