4.5 out of 5 (833 experiences)
About Peace Lily
The calla lily is a popular, elegant plant and not actually a lily at all! In fact, they’re more closely related to other houseplants like pothos and Monstera than actual lilies. The white ‘flowers’ are also not flowers, but specialized leaves that protect the tiny blossoms on the stalk in the center. Their ‘flowers’ may last as long as two months and they will continue to rebloom over time in the right conditions. ☮️
How to care for Peace Lily
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 Houston, Texas.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
September 29th, 2022
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Houston is currently high 📈.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determin…
September 30th, 2022
Houston is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Houston is expected to decrease by 21.2% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 13.8 megajoules of energy per m2 per…
September 29th, 2022
This month, Houston is getting an average of 9.8 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will decrease by 10.3% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 11.3 total hours of day…
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 Houston, Texas ☀️.️
This is a great time to watch your Peace Lily thrive 🌿!
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.
September 26th, 2022
The growing potential in Houston is medium 👌.
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…
What other plant parents say
I love this plant! Large lush dark green leaves, and it “tells me” when she needs water….as it’s branches start to droop a bit….10-15 minutes after watering, it is upright and beautiful again. Also, although it likes lots of indirect sunlight, here in Phoenix AZ, she is happy being a bit farther away from my north facing window!
Will visibly droop when it needs watering. Water as soon as leaves droop otherwise the leaf tips are prone to getting brown.
Will push out leaves even in low light but if it receives medium indirect light the leaf size will be much bigger.
I got my Peace Lily’s and they brown easy which could be from me over or under watering them, but when they bloom they’re so pretty! They’re survivors, and sometimes collect some dust. Had some issues with my cat getting into the plants but she doesn’t get in them anymore!
i have a love hate relationship with this plant bc it’s so pretty but if i underwater by like a ml it it will be on the brink of dehydration but if i overwater it by a ml it is flooding. it is so dramatic. it drops a leaf every week but then grows it back. i don’t know if this plant is dying or not but it is a nuisance. 6/10.