striped Dracaena, Janet Craig plant
Toxicity to pets
The Warneckii Dracaena (Dracaena deremensis ‘Warneckii’) is an evergreen-like plant that varies in size, from a small ornamental plant to a small tree. Other common names include striped Dracaena and Janet Craig plant. Dracaena species plants contain saponins which may cause drooling, vomiting, weakness, incoordination and dilated pupils (cats) when ingested.
Common signs to watch for:
- Abdominal pain
- Dilated pupils (in cats)
The content of this page is not veterinary advice. A number of factors (amount of substance ingested, size of the animal, allergies, etc.) determine what is toxic to a particular pet. If you think your pet has eaten something potentially toxic, call Pet Poison Helpline or seek immediate veterinary treatment.