Lily-of-the-Valley Berries Toxic? - Knowledgebase Question

Wausau, WI
Question by soren
August 20, 1999
I would like to know if the berries on my lily-of-the-valley are toxic. The attractive stalks would look nice on the dried herb wreaths I am making for gifts, but I don't want to use them if they are poisonous.


Image
Answer from NGA
August 20, 1999

0

All parts of the lily-of-the-valley plant are poisonous, including water that the cut flowers might stand in! So despite their attractive color and texture, I wouldn't put them on an herb wreath.

You must be signed in before you can post questions or answers. Click here to join!

« Return to the Garden Knowledgebase Homepage

Member Login:

Username:

Password:

[ Join now ]

Today's site banner is by bootandall and is called "Aster"