Discover the Beauty of Wollongong’s Pet-Friendly Flowers

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At Ruby Oak Floristry, we understand the charm and allure that flowers bring to your home. For pet owners, ensuring the safety and well-being of their furry companions is a top priority. In this guide, we’ll delve into a bouquet of pet-friendly flowers, with a special spotlight on Wollongong’s vibrant floral wonders. Learn how you can adorn your surroundings with stunning blooms that are not only visually captivating but also entirely safe for your pets.

Blooms for You and Your Furry Friends

Before we unveil the mesmerising world of pet-friendly flowers in Wollongong, let’s demystify what makes a flower ‘pet-friendly.’ Some flowers, while visually captivating, can pose a threat to your beloved pets if they decide to nibble on them.

Common pet hazards in the floral kingdom include lilies, azaleas, oleander, and tulips. To ensure your home remains a safe haven for your pets, we recommend opting for flowers that are not only visually stunning but also harmless to your four-legged companions.

Our Selection of Pet-Friendly Blooms

Wollongong, with its breathtaking landscapes and mild climate, offers a bounty of pet-friendly flowers. Here are some captivating options available at Ruby Oak Floristry to adorn your surroundings with blooms that are entirely safe for your pets:

  1. Snapdragons (Antirrhinum majus): These charming, spiky blossoms are available in a spectrum of colours and are entirely safe for both cats and dogs. Their unique appearance makes them a favourite among garden enthusiasts.

  2. African Daisies (Osteospermum): Besides being pet-friendly, African daisies are also drought-resistant, making them perfect for Wollongong’s weather. They come in various hues, adding vibrancy to your space.

  3. Sunflowers (Helianthus): Symbolising positivity, sunflowers are not just visually appealing but also safe for pets. Their radiant, golden blooms infuse your surroundings with warmth.

  4. Zinnias (Zinnia elegans): These colourful, easy-to-cultivate flowers are a visual delight and entirely safe for your pets. Zinnias come in various shades and thrive in Wollongong’s climate.

  5. Marigolds (Tagetes): Marigolds, renowned for their pest-repelling properties, are non-toxic to pets. Their vibrant orange and yellow shades can illuminate your space.

  6. Nasturtiums (Tropaeolum): Nasturtiums boast edible, peppery-flavoured flowers that are safe for both pets and humans. Consider them a delightful addition to your culinary creations!

  7. Alyssum (Lobularia): With their low growth and sweet fragrance, alyssum is ideal for borders and containers. It’s a pet-friendly choice that introduces a delightful scent to your surroundings.

At Ruby Oak Floristry, we’re committed to helping you infuse your home and garden with the beauty of nature without compromising the well-being of your pets. Explore our selection of pet-safe blooms, and let your surroundings flourish with life and colour. Visit us today or shop online to bring these delightful flowers home and enhance your living space with their exquisite beauty.

Looking to include your dog in your wedding ceremony? Get in touch for a wedding quote via our wedding enquiry page and we can definitely help you out with a wedding flower collar for your best friend!


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