Is Peace Begonia Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?

Peace Begonia

The Peace Begonia is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include inability to swallow, kidney failure, salivation, sores, and vomiting.

Peace Begonia are common indoor and ornamental plants found in moist subtropical and tropical climate areas. In cooler areas, some species are being cultivated in the summertime for their colorful flowers that has no petals but with sepals. The Peace Begonia genus has more than 1,800 various plant species.

The scientific name for this plant is Begonia rex ‘peace’. Additional name for this plant include King Begonia, Painted Begonia, Painted Leaf Begonia, Rex Begonia, and Begonia.

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