Peace Lily (Boat Lily)

Botanical name:

Spathiphyllum ‘Alana’


A full and lush low maintenance plant with elegant white flowers for medium to low light conditions making it a perfect choice for the office environment and areas within the house that are lacking light.


This boat lily, named by the white flowers appearing as sails on a boat, is native to South and Central and earns a reputation for being a really easy-going option for virtually any spot indoors apart from getting full direct sunlight. Its greatest appeal is the glossy green fresh-looking foliage combined with the long flowering period of the beautiful white spathe flowers. To ensure those lush and shiny green leaves live up to their reputation, give them a regular wiping with a combination of water and milk to bring out that natural shine. This is most definitely one plant you can rely on to just add some lush greenery with minimal care requirements.

Supplied size:

Supplied in a 12cm nursery pot.
Plant size of 50cm tall, inclusive of the pot, and 25cm wide.
Will fit into a pot cover size of 13-15cm wide and 12cm deep. 

Growth habit:

Bushy and lush. This variety will reach a height of 50cm and a width of 30-40cm.

Ideal conditions:

Medium to low light conditions.

Watering requirements:

They prefer to be slightly more on the dry side, but not for a long period of time. Make sure you water if the leaves begin to wilt. The best approach is to water when the soil feels dry to the touch. 

Health concerns and benefits:

Only mildly toxic if ingested by humans and animals. Best to position it higher up on a countertop to be safe. 
It is known for having strong air-purifying abilities by neutralising toxic gases and absorbing pollutants from the air and converting them to oxygen.

Known concerns:

They may pick up some mealybug insect infestations but only due to poor ventilation/air circulation in the room.

Any questions?

Please feel free to get in touch with us if you would like to explore further options in sizing; would like more advice on the plant or discuss any concerns regarding any issues you are having growing yours.

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