Additional Common Names: Amaryllis, Fire Lily, Lily of the Palace, Ridderstjerne
Scientific Name: Hippeastrum spp.
Toxicity: Toxic to Dogs, Toxic to Cats
Toxic Principles: Lycorine and other alkaloids
Clinical Signs: Vomiting, salvation, diarrhea; large ingestions cause convulsions, low blood pressure, tremors and cardiac arrhythmias. Bulbs are the most poisonous part.
If you suspect your pet may have ingested a potentially toxic substance, call the APCC at (888) 426-4435 or contact your local veterinarian as soon as possible.*
* A $65 consultation fee may apply.