Spathiphyllum wallisii - Peace Lily
Common Names: Peace Lily, White Sails, Spathe Flower, Cobra Plant
Origin: Tropical America
Light: Low - medium
Foot Candles: 50 - 150
Water: Keep evenly moist
Humidity: 30% - 60%
Temperature: 16°C - 26°C
Soil: Regular potting mix
Container: Self-watering planter, living wall
Nutrients: 15-15-10 Monthly
Propagation: Seed or division
Interiorscape Use: Low-maintenance flowering plant, reception, living walls
Common Pests: Mealybugs, Aphids, Spider Mites, Scale, Thrips.
Common Issues: Prone to leaf droop but will come back just fine.
Comments: The plant enjoys being somewhat pot-bound and thrives in self-watering reservoir type planters. Will flower throughout the year with minimal fertilizing. The NASA Clean Air Study found that Spathiphyllum wallisii cleans indoor air of certain environmental contaminants, including benzene and formaldehyde.
Toxicity: The leaves of the Peace Lily can be poisonous if eaten in large quantities. Symptoms include severe pain in the mouth and a burning sensation to the lips, tongue, and throat; difficulty swallowing.