Several types of lilies are poisonous to humans. Climbing, glory and checkered lilies are highly toxic, and ingestion sometimes leads to severe illness or death. If any of these plants are eaten, a physician or Poison Co... More » Science Biology Botany

Roses are not toxic to cats, according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA). However, Christmas roses, also known as hellebore, Lenten rose and Easter rose, are toxic when ingested by ... More »

Some common house plants that are toxic to cats include dieffenbachia, cyclamen, aloe vera, asparagus ferns and elephant ear plants. Lilies, including Easter lilies and calla lilies, are especially dangerous for cats. More » Pets & Animals Pets Veterinary Health

Water lilies grow from a tuber underneath the water. As the plants grow, the stems and leaves break the surface of the water, and the blossoms begin to float. A person is able to grow water lilies in a tub at home as wel... More »

Water lilies, bellflower and sedges are all examples of freshwater plants. Rosettes, ferns and mosses as well as stem plants such as hornwort and creeping jenny are also freshwater plants commonly used in aquariums. Fres... More » Science Biology Botany

Princess lilies produce a large number of flowers during the blooming season and are excellent flowers for cutting due to their longevity. They are available in a variety of colors and have streaked petals that add a con... More » Science Biology Botany

Water lilies reproduce by seed and by new plants sprouting from the large spreading roots, which are underground stems called rhizomes. Petals surround male and female reproductive parts. The petals are only open during ... More »