Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Flower Photos and Facts: Peace Lily

Peace Lily flower and leaf in a garden


First Some Nomenclature





Common Name: Spath or Peace Lily

Botanical or Scientific Name: Spathiphyllum




Peace Lily indoors on white background



Native of Tropical Americas and Southeast Asia

It is not a member of the lily (Liliaceae) family.




Peace Lily flower and leaves in garden



The leaves and flower are mildly toxic. Don't eat them.

The plants are grown for landscaping and make good houseplants, as well.




Flower and leaves of Peace Lily in rock garden


Recognized for it's ability, to purify air, it's good to grow them indoors.

The plants, remove toxins from rooms and, produce oxygen.



Those practicing Feng Shui, claim these plants work wonders.





Peace Lily outdoors, flower and leaf
Peace Lily with black background, indoors

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