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Spathiphyllum

Botanical Name:

Spathiphyllum

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Characteristics

Plant Type

Herb/Forb, Herb, Houseplant, Poisonous

Lifespan

Perennial

Flower

The inflorescence is spadix and spathe with white, sail-like 4 inch to 12 inch blooms above the foliage. The spathe is white to greenish-white, oblong to oblong-lanceolate, and cuspidate. It is concave to flat, has an acuminate tip, and spreads or curves around the spadix. The spadix is greenish-white or cream, shorter than spathe; peduncle exceeding foliage.

Taxonomy

Order

Alismatales

Family

Araceae

Genus

Spathiphyllum

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