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2 Native Australian Ornamental Plants Poisonous to Children

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There are few countries that can boast such a wonderful array of beautiful native flowers as Australia, and few countries where they can be so dangerous. In a country populated with so much threatening wildlife, we often overlook the deadly potential of some of our native plants, and many of the ornamental flowers you commonly see in well-kept gardens can be dangerous. Children are particularly at risk from these flowers, as their tolerances for most plant poisons are significantly lower than that of a full grown adult’s; adults are generally less likely to shove a noxious flower in their mouth because it looks pretty.…

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