25 Pet-Friendly Indoor Plants

It's Possible for Pets and Plants to Coexist Inside the Same House

By Gina LiVorio Posted on 7/1/2019

We all love our pets as much as we love our plants and despite misconceptions, it is possible for both to coexist inside the same house. Some house plants are dangerous, or even poisonous, to have around our beloved pets so the risk of our cats or dogs getting sick from indoor plants is a common reason pets and plants don’t live under the same roof in some households.

However, our gardening experts at Garden Savvy are here to provide you with a list of plants that post no harm to your animals. Just the thought of having toxic indoor plants around our pets is frightening, so we narrowed it down a list of safe indoor plants for pet owners to have inside the house worry-free.

Pet Friendly Plants

  • Bamboo
  • Bromeliads
  • Boston Fern
  • African Violet
  • Spider Plant
  • Ponytail Palm
  • Sword Fern
  • Calathea
  • Parlor Palm
  • Bird’s Nest Fern
  • Haworthia
  • Orchid
  • Money Tree
  • Cast Iron Plant
  • Echeveria
  • Burros Tail
  • Christmas Cactus
  • Venus Fly Trap
  • Areca Palm
  • Peperomia
  • Prayer Plant
  • Lipstick Plant
  • Aluminum Plant
  • Miniature Roses
  • Swedish Ivy


We hope this list of safe house plants inspires you to take your green thumb indoors, without worrying if your beloved pet will get sick from poisonous plants. We know how difficult it can be to sift through internet searches for the plants you’re looking for. Our thousands of verified vendors can help you find the perfect indoor plants suitable to live with pets.