CARE GUIDE - Peace Lily
Peace Lily (Spathiphyllum)
Peace Lily's have been enjoyed indoors for centuries for good reason. They're easy to care for and are beautiful whether they're flowering or not. They have gorgeous creamy flowers that grow from the green foliage over a long period of time. Not only will they look beautiful and brighten up your space they also help to purify the air. The plant that really just keeps giving! This indoor plant is also a delight to gift to loved ones as it is easy care, striking, versatile and appropriate for many occasions.
WATER - Best to keep the Peace Lily wet but not too moist. Like a lot of indoor plants you don't want them sitting in too much water. One of the most excellent things about the Peace Lily is it will actually let you know when it's thirsty. If you notice it's foliage start to wilt it's time to give her a drink. It's quite amazing to watch in no time at all after a little water this plant will become strong and perky again.
Your Peace Lily will also benefit greatly from giving the leaves a dust or wipe down once or twice a year. This will allow the plant to capture more light through it's leaves keeping it happy. You can also give the plant a light shower running water over the leaves if you would prefer.
LIGHT - These plants prefer bright indirect sunlight but can do pretty well in low light conditions. Direct sunlight is not a good idea for the Peace Lily's as they well dry out quickly and wilt. Peace Lily's place in lower light conditions will tend to flower less often, however their lovely green foliage will still look full, lush and aesthetically pleasing. They are a great indoor plant option for a bedroom, office or hospital room for the ability to improve air quality and also not require a lot of light to do well.
TEMPERATURE - These adaptable indoor plants can do well in all climates. This plant is actually better suited as an indoor plant as it does not like the cold weather, in fact their preferred temperature is standard room temperature. Best practice is to keep them away from ducted heating and cooling if you can help it.