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Other common names
peace lily white sails
Spathiphyllum are evergreen rhizomatous perennials with lance-shaped leaves and tiny white flowers borne in a dense spike within an ovate, white, hood-like spathe
S. wallisii is an evergreen perennial with erect, lance-shaped, glossy dark green leaves, and ovate white flowering spathes to 15cm in length, each with a slender cream spadix within
Colombia C America
Toxicity All parts may cause severe discomfort if ingested
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect North-facing or East-facing or South-facing or West-facing
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilLoam, Chalk, Sand
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Under glass grow in partial shade. Flowering may suffer in deep shade. Use loam-based or loam-less compost. During growth, water and mist freely; maintain a high humidity. Apply a balanced liquid fertiliser monthly. Pot on when root growth has overfilled the container. Suitable as a houseplant. May be grown outdoors in frost free conditions
Propagate by division in winter or immediately after flowering
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Sub-tropical Patio & Container Plants
Pruning No pruning required
Pests Generally pest free
Generally disease free
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