Spath or Peace Lily
Name in Latin: Araceae
Name in English: Aram Family
Growth Habit: ever green, herbaceous perennial
Flower: spadix enclosed in spathe or leaf-like bract
Blooming Period: no set season, but long lasting.
Leaf: oval or elliptical, narrow to a point on stalks, directly from soil.
Care and Handling
Soil: good general purpose
Amount of water: sues a lot of water, keep moist . do not let salts build up- salt sensitive.
Nutrition: Feed every two weeks with a water soluble fertilizer during the summer months only.
Special handling: contains calcium oxalate crystals that can cause skin irritation. Does not need excessive light.
mildly toxic to human and animals. Cleans indoor air of many environmental toxins.