Plant Care Peace Lily

Peace Lily

4.5 out of 5 (514 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 293
Peace Lily has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 275
Peace Lily has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 206
Peace Lily has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 192
Peace Lily has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 117
Peace Lily has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 57
Peace Lily has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 50
Peace Lily has a Pest magnet plant personality Pest magnet 15
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@Sofiaavello
Pembroke Pines, FL
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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@Plantpunk
Columbus, OH
Rating of the plant Peace Lily named Hamilton by Plantpunk on Greg, the plant care app
05/15/2021

I received this plant from work when my mom passed away 8 years ago so it’s special to me. I had a few plants that were lost during the blizzard of 1977. I hadn’t had another plant until this one. Wh…

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@Ccaussyn
Portland, OR
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, CA
Rating of the plant Peace Lily named Mango lily 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, BC
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, QLD
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, CA
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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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 located in Seattle, WA.

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.

Plant care guide for Peace Lily in Seattle, WA

Seattle, WA

91% High

Growing Peace Lily in Seattle right now

Light needs for plant Peace Lily in Seattle, WA

Plant growth potential is currently high 📈

July 28th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Seattle is currently high 📈.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determin…

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Light needs for plant Peace Lily in Seattle, WA

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 8.5% ☀️

July 28th, 2021

Seattle is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Seattle is expected to decrease by 8.5% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 18.4 megajoules of energy per m2 per …

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Light needs for plant Peace Lily in Seattle, WA

Daylight will decrease by 0.8 hours 📉

July 28th, 2021

This month, Seattle is getting an average of 12.5 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 5.2% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 14.3 total hours of day…

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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 during this time of higher sunlight intensity in Seattle, WA ☀️.️

This is a great time to watch your Peace Lily thrive 🌿!

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.

When to repot Peace Lily

Nutrient needs for plant Peace Lily in Seattle, WA

Is this a good time of year to repot? Yes! 🪴

July 28th, 2021

The growing potential in Seattle is high 📈.

It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot any p…

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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 your location in Seattle, WA, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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