Pet Care

Lenten Rose

Christmas Rose
Additional Common Names: Hellebore, Christmas Rose, Easter Rose
Scientific Name: Helleborus niger
Family: Ranunculaceae
Toxicity: Toxic to Dogs, Toxic to Cats, Toxic to Horses
Toxic Principles: Bufadienolides, glycosides, veratrin and prtoanemonin
Clinical Signs: Drooling, abdominal pain and diarrhea, colic, depression.

If your pet ingested this plant, contact your local veterinarian or the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center at 888-426-4435.*

* A $65 consultation fee may apply.

Browse Toxic Plant Gallery List »