Scientific name: Spathiphyllum
Common names: Peace Lily
Origin: Mexico, Tropical Americas, Malaysia, and Western Pacific
Height: 1 to 6′
Spread: 1 to 5″
Zones: 11 through 12
Sun: Part shade to full shade, diffused light
Water: Moderately watered, keep moist, but well drained. Leaves will wilt and leaves will turn yellow when dry.
Soil: Needs good drainage in containers
Frost Tolerant: No
Drought Tolerant: No
Take healthy plant and divide, separate plantlets and place in soil.
Toxic to dogs and cats.3 Moderately poisonous to humans if ingested in large quantities.2
- 1.Spathiphyllum (group). Missouri Botanical Garden. http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=b568. Accessed February 7, 2020.
- 2.Spathiphyllum. NC State Extension. https://plants.ces.ncsu.edu/plants/spathiphyllum/. Published February 7, 2020.
- 3.Peace Lily. ASPCA. https://www.aspca.org/pet-care/animal-poison-control/toxic-and-non-toxic-plants/peace-lily. Accessed February 7, 2020.