The peace lily, also known as spathiphyllum, is a common houseplant in the UK with big leaves and white flowers which are also called spathes. The plant is easy to grow and is the “ideal” starter houseplant if you’re looking to add some greenery to your interior. Peace lilies are known for being air purifiers and have big, glossy green leaves.
He explained: “All parts of the peace lily are poisonous and can cause stomach and respiratory irritation if infested in large amounts.
“So do keep them out of reach of children and pets.”
The peace lily plant is usually found on the forest floor where they receive dappled sunlight and consistent moisture.
Owners of this plant should try and replicate those conditions for your peace lily to be “happy and healthy”.
“Wait until the roots have completely filled the original pot and then pot them on.
“Cut back the faded flowers once they’ve started to do their thing as the more you deadhead the more flowers you will receive.”
The peace lily is an evergreen perennial with lance-shaped dark green leaves.
The plant is usually found in South and Central America.