The Peace Lily
As one of the most popular houseplants, the Spathiphyllum Wallisii - Peace Lily - is adored for its elegant cream white flowers that stand tall on strong stems above glossy green leaves that bend gracefully from the centre outwards. This indoor plant comes to you in either a 15cm or 20cm plastic nursery pot (terracotta pot not included).
Attractive in all types of indoor spaces, imagine the happiness this easy to care for, flowering houseplant will bring to you and your family...
- The Peace Lily removes toxins from the surrounding air very effectively. It is one of the best air purifiying indoor plants!
- In ideal conditions, the Peace Lily produces elegant white lily flowers (spathes) on a regular basis surprising and delighting you regularly.
- This exotic indoor plant can adapt to low light conditions. Even though this will affect the flowering, it makes this plant suitable to various locations.
- It is so simple to care for! The perfect houseplant to bring happiness to beginner plant parents or busy plant lovers.
- Medium to bright light is best for the Peace Lily.
- It can adapt to low light conditions but these spaces will have a detrimental affect on the production of flowers. So keep an eye on its condition if you would like to place it in a low light space. And enjoy the elegant greenery.
- Keep away from direct sunlight, as this can burn the leaves.
- Native to tropical rainforests, the Peace Lily is happiest in a warm, humid environment.
- Keep the air around it moist or place it in an already humid environment, like the bathroom or kitchen, or any room that has regular human acitivity or other plants
- You can also enhance the humidity yourself by misting the leaves and air around the plant regularly (with a spray bottle or mister) to enhance the moisture in the air around your Peace Lily.
- Keep the soil of your Peace Lily moist at all times.
- Do not let the soil dry out completely. Between waterings, stick your finger or a chop stick deep into the soil to test the dryness and remaining moisture to determine when to water.
- Then water when the top 2cm of the soil in the pot has dried out.
- Pour water all over the soil and allow the water to run out the holes at the bottom of the pot when watering.
- The leaves will droop as a sign that yoru Peace Lily needs to be watered.
- Fertilise your Peace Lily once a month during Spring, Summer and Autumn with a liquid plant food/fertiliser.
- If possible, you should preferably use filtered or rain water to water your Peace Lily. If this is not available to you, fill your watering can with tap water and leave over night so that the chemicals can evaporate before watering.
- Brown leaf tips can develop as a result of its intolerance to the chemicals found in tap water. If these small imperfections won't bother you, then tap water is perfectly sufficient.
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