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

According to SFGate, certain types of lilies are toxic to humans as well as animals, and should not be consumed under any circumstances. In some instances, consumption can land a person in the hospital or lead to death. More »

Several types of lilies are toxic to dogs. Owners must avoid exposing their dogs to the peace lily, calla lily, amaryllis, lily of the valley, autumn crocus and palm lily. Ingestion of these plants can cause gastrointest... 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 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 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 »