If you have a peace lily plant, then you want to make sure that you are taking care of it properly. A healthy peace lily will be green and lush and bloom with beautiful white flowers.
If your plant is not looking its best, don’t worry! We are here to help. In this blog post, we will discuss how to care for your peace lily so that it stays healthy and happy.
People often ask me, “Ren, what is the BEST houseplant?”
“Ren, what would be the best houseplant for someone who kills every plant I touch?”
I love all of my houseplants, but to be fair, I do have some favorites. My Dwarf Banana Tree and my two Monsteras, and my Peace Lily are definitely in the top 10. It is hard to pick, though, because I have over 200 houseplants and I love them all for different reasons.
Peace Lilies are a beautiful low-maintenance plant that will brighten up any room. These plants have an open white flower with a yellow spike-sprig sticking out of the middle and bright green leaves.
Peace Lilies can reach up to 4 feet tall and are easily one of the prettiest flowering houseplants. These stunning flowering plants should be in your home for many reasons.
If you are looking at adding to your houseplant collection or those thinking about adopting their first houseplant, I would highly recommend getting a Peace Lily because they are beautiful and SO easy to care for!
In my opinion, The Peace Lily is one of the best houseplants, and everyone should own at least one!
Peace Lilies are one of the most popular houseplants to have in your home. These beauties are loved for their peace-bringing white flowers with yellow spikes and leaves that come in many different colors!
They can grow up to 4 feet tall, which is perfect if you need more height on your windowsill or table.
It is very easy to care for them, so they will never die on you as other plants might!
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Yes, mildly. All parts of the peace lily plant contain calcium oxalate—a substance that may cause stomach and respiratory irritation if ingested in large amounts. Keep peace lilies out of reach of small children and pets.
Keep them away from cold drafts. They will not tolerate cool temperatures. Also, easy on the water. Peace Lillies like most plants are susceptible to root rot.
As the name suggests, root rot is caused by an excess of moisture or moisture in the soil of the plant due to overwatering. Many indoor plants like to dry out a little in between waterings, and by watering them too much or too often, they can develop rot that will first infect the roots below the soil and later begin to show up at the top by browning or dropping leaves. I have a blog post all about how to get rid of root rot HERE.
Yes, peace lilies can grow in water alone; they are often gifted in vases without any soil. The base of the plant should be set above the waterline, either by a specially-made insert or a layer of tiny river stones.
This allows the roots to grow into the water while preventing the base of the plant and its leaves from getting damp, which can cause rot.
The peace lily is generally propagated by dividing clumps during repotting. When you are repotting you will want to Inspect the plant for small offshoot crowns located adjacent to the main mother plant. If you have several of these your plant is ready to divide.
Here’s how to propagate a peace lily in 4 easy steps:
or peace lilies, blending potting mixes with texture is common. For the best drainage and moisture retention, a premixed mix of perlite, orchid bark, coco coir, and perlite. The soil should be able to retain moisture and drainage.
Peace Lillies can thrive in low light!
This plant is a low-light plant meaning that it does not need direct sunlight. They prefer to have bright indirect light from a window that is nearby.
They can be placed in a room with a window, but the farther away from the window they are, the less likely the flowers will bloom. They can become “leggy,” which means they will have more green leaves and fewer flowers.
Peace Lilies are hearty and will survive in your home year-round! Even in the chilly winters in the midwest! Peace Lilies will flourish indoors at 65-85° temperatures.
Peace Lillies bloom beautiful blooms! At times, the leaves on the Peace Lily can collect dust. Wipe the leaves with a wet sponge or cloth. As flowers and leaves start to yellow and die, just cut them at the base.
There is white pollen that can fall on the leaves. When these spikes appear, cut them off to avoid this pollen from covering the leaves. This will allow the beautiful spathes to show, the flowers to flourish, and add charm to your home.
Want more information about how to keep your peace lily blooming? I have a whole blog post about it HERE.
Peace Lilies clean the air! Yes, you read that right! This plant is on NASA’s list of Top Ten Air Cleaning Plants. It will clean the air around it, making your home cleaner and more beautiful.
Peace Lilies are one of the easiest houseplants to grow. They like water, bright light, and humid conditions but can handle dry air or shady areas too!
Peace lilies make excellent additions to any room because they bring peace with their beautiful white flowers that have yellow spikes in the center.
Keep your peace lily plant happy by following these simple tips for how to care for a peace lily plant!
This plant is one that everyone should have in their home. It can make a great gift for Mother’s Day, an anniversary, a birthday, or any occasion! If you are looking for a beautiful, easy-care houseplant, buy a Peace Lily!
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