Peace Lily is an evergreen perennial plant that belongs to the Aroid family. It originates from the Philippines and is natural to Indonesia, Central, and South America.
The genus Spathiphyllum includes about 30 different species, but the main similarities are the spear-shaped leaves of a dark green color. During the flowering period, the plant produces a long stem, on which a flower of extraordinary beauty blooms. The flower itself looks like an ear, wrapped in a light satin cloth. White flowers also resemble ‘the flag of peace’ - this is where the name comes from.
The inflorescence consists of a peduncle, which is about 20 centimeters long, supporting the central spadix. Many small male and female flowers are located there.
Spathiphyllum is one of the ten indoor plants that purify indoor air well. The plant is able to neutralize benzene, formaldehyde, and carbon monoxide.
Following the basics, here is a little advice on peace lily plant care.