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Peace Lily

Botanical Name
Spathiphyllum
Hardiness
Zones 11 to 12
Height
1 to 6 feet
Width
1 to 6 feet
Flowers
White
Light
Bright filtered light (best), avoid direct sunlight, tolerates low light
Soil
Moist, well-drained
Planting & Care
  • Keep soil evenly moist but not wet, check often - this plant dries out fast. It will forgive you the first few times and then leaves start yellowing and browning.
  • Fertilize at 1/4 strength every 2 to 3 months to avoid brown tips to foliage
  • Peace lily likes to be slightly potbound
  • Plant benefits when leaves are cleaned regularly with a damp cloth
  • Sensitive to fluoride and chlorine in water
Problems
Mealybugs, thrips
Varieties
  • Mauna Loa - 2-3', flower stalks of up to 15-20"
  • Wallisii - compact to 12"
  • Flower Power - white flowers sit high over lance-shaped foliage
  • Domino - attractive, variegated foliage

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