Scientific Name: 
Physalis spp.

Common Name: 
Chinese Lantern


How is this plant unsafe?

How do you plant safely?


  • Leaves and unripe berries are poisonous if ingested.
  • Supervise pets and children playing near this plant.
  • There are many species, cultivars and varieties of this plant available in the nursery trade, caution should be used with all types.