Planted Spathiphyllum in Square Pot
The peace lily plant is very popular and easy enough for most growers to care for and maintain, which is one of the reason’s it has become so favored. The simplistic look of the glossy leaves and the fantastic white lily that sits above the foliage provides a minimalistic room with an added touch of simplicity.
A study performed by to determine how plants can remove pollutants was conducted. As you can see, the list here tells us the peace lily removes benzene, formaldehyde, trichloroethane, and others. I’m not an expert on pollutants, however, something tells me these don’t sound like something I want to be inhaling, so if a few plants can help, I’m in.
The white lily flowers (known as a spathe) begin blooming with a twist at first before flourishing and revealing it’s yellow or white spadix in the center. The right light conditions are required for the flowers to bloom which can last a couple of months.
I had one that produced one flower the first spring and then three the year later.. so it seems as they mature the more they can produce, with enough light. They usually bloom springtime, sometimes later.
The lance shaped (long..wide in the middle) dark green glossy leaves grow outwards and droop, and grow to around 6 inches long. Cleaning them gently with a soft sponge will keep them looking healthy and attractive.
Because the peace lily is a fairly small plant in height and width they are suitable to place where you see fit. It’s important to make sure the place has plenty of light, but not direct sunlight to prevent damaging the leaves. The best environment they prefer is light and shade throughout a day.