Additional Common Names: Lily-of-the-Valley Bush, Andromeda Japonica, Fetterbush
Scientific Name: Pieris japonica
Toxicity: Toxic to Dogs, Toxic to Cats
Toxic Principles: Grayanotoxins
Clinical Signs: Vomiting, diarrhea, depression, cardiovascular collapse, hypersalivation, weakness, coma, low blood pressure, cardiovascular collapse and death. Ingestion of a few leaves can cause serious problems.
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 consultation fee may apply.