Poisonous to puppies?
We need to know if the plant in the picture is poisonous to puppies. It has purple flowers and the ones we have are about 18" tall. It has a red stem and the flowers bloom in spring and summer. Supposedly you can plant more with cuttings.
From Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center database:
Neither Ruellia brittonianna (Mexican petunia) the plant in your image - nor any other species of Ruellia appear in any of the following toxic plant databases:
Its absence from the lists is not an absolute guarantee that R. brittoniana is completely non-toxic; however, its absence from the lists is a good indication that it is harmless.