Plant Care Peace Lily
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Peace Lily

4.5 out of 5 (673 experiences)

Peace Lily has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves
Peace Lily has a Survivor plant personality Survivor

Taxonomy

Spathiphyllum wallisii
Spathiphyllum
Araceae
Alismatales

What other plant parents say

Peace Lily has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 377
Peace Lily has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 354
Peace Lily has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 264
Peace Lily has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 236
Peace Lily has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 150
Peace Lily has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 76
Peace Lily has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 62
Peace Lily has a Pest magnet plant personality Pest magnet 17
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Pembroke Pines, Florida
Rating of the plant Peace Lily named Lilith by Sofiaavello on Greg, the plant care app
05/27/2021

I love a vocal plant. Plants that look a certain way when they need to be watered are my best friends because i’m a firm believer in communication. It builds healthy relationships. This plant literal…

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Christchurch, Canterbury
Rating of the plant Peace Lily named Papatūānuku by Unofficialsheehan on Greg, the plant care app
05/14/2021

I have owned my peace lily Geoffrey for over 20 years. This plant has survived harsh winters and hot summers. It has survived a particularly nasty battle with fungus gnats, root rot and long periods …

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@Salimr88
Dubai
Rating of the plant Peace Lily named Britney & Cher by Salimr88 on Greg, the plant care app
05/15/2021

Was my first plant, when I knew nothing about plants. They’ve been heavily abused abs neglected. Left weeks on end in standing water whilst on vacation, which resulted in awful root rot. I would only…

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@Ccaussyn
Portland, Oregon
Rating of the plant Peace Lily named Harry by Ccaussyn on Greg, the plant care app
07/09/2021

I have had this peace lily long before I actually acquired a love for plants. It was inherited to my husband when it had been abandoned by the previous tenant of his apartment. To say he neglected it…

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@Annidarlin
Sunnyvale, California
Rating of the plant Peace Lily named Daisy Mae by Annidarlin on Greg, the plant care app
06/16/2021

What a resilient plant. You’ll know when it needs to be water because the leaves get droopy. But once you water it, in literally 30 minutes it comes back to life again! I recommend using filter water…

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@Teyawij
Richmond, British Columbia
Rating of the plant Peace Lily named Lily by Teyawij on Greg, the plant care app
05/30/2021

My peace lily had these gorgeous green leaves when I first got her a year and a half ago, and since then the leaves have only gotten bigger and more full! It’s a very satisfying plant to have because…

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@Petermidd_
Blackburn, England
Rating of the plant Peace Lily named peace lilly by Petermidd_ on Greg, the plant care app
05/06/2021

before you buy this plant check every crevice for any bugs or pests and to remove them go outside and water jet them off as much as you can and remove any others if they are still left. when i bought…

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@Kate
Douglas, Queensland
Rating of the plant Peace Lily named Ines by Kate on Greg, the plant care app
05/23/2021

I’ve had her for 2 years now and I can’t lie to you, at the start I was pretty slack. But she’s really good, you know when she needs a water as her leaves start wilting but they spruce straight back …

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@Maria
Highland, California
Rating of the plant Peace Lily named Athena by Maria on Greg, the plant care app
04/29/2021

This plant is just... very very dramatic. She had a fungal infection at one point, leaves turned yellow, and she was on a “wilting” pose for a long time. The infection is now gone, and she is content…

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@Jennviv
McDonough, Georgia
Rating of the plant Peace Lily named Your plant by Jennviv on Greg, the plant care app
07/15/2021

Another great first time plant! Does well with little light and filtered light. Let’s you know if it’s thirsty and bounces right back after watering. I had one I owned for 15 years that went through …

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How to care for Peace Lily

Water

How often to water your Peace Lily

Water needs for Peace Lily
0.5 cups
every 9

Peace Lily needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Peace Lily

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Peace Lily in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Peace Lily: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Peace Lily may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Peace Lily in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Peace Lily

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Peace Lily: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Peace Lily after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Peace Lily

Peace Lily

Peace Lily


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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