What to Know About Your Peace Lily and it's Variety in Species

The Peace Lily, with its lush foliage and elegant white blooms, is a beloved houseplant known for its air-purifying qualities and symbolization of peace and tranquility. Whether you're a seasoned plant enthusiast or a beginner looking for a stunning addition to your indoor garden, this blog will provide you with a comprehensive guide on caring for the Peace Lily, as well as introduce you to the diverse world of lilies. The Peace Lily is a Send Plants staple, its captivating beauty can spruce up any location of the house; the addition of color or smell of freshness could be the next step you take in elevating your home. Take a look at our  Classic Peace Lily that is a timeless plant also available for same day shipping before 2pm! Lilies, part of the Lilium genus, are a diverse group of flowering plants with numerous cultivars and species. While the Peace Lily (Spathiphyllum) is not a true lily, it is often referred to as one due to its common name. Here are a few examples of true lilies:

Asiatic Lilies (Lilium asiaticum): Known for their upward-facing, star-shaped blooms, Asiatic Lilies come in various colors, including shades of white, yellow, orange, pink, and red. They are early bloomers and do not have a strong fragrance. These lilies tend to be bought to add a pop of color to a certain space, due to their size and smell they are usually best kept in entryways and windowsills.

Oriental Lilies (Lilium oriental): Oriental Lilies are highly fragrant and known for their large, showy flowers. They bloom in mid to late summer and come in a wide range of colors, including white, pink, and bi-colored varieties. Stargazer Lily is a popular Oriental Lily cultivar.

Easter Lily (Lilium longiflorum): The Easter Lily is a classic symbol of purity and grace. It features trumpet-shaped white flowers and is often associated with Easter celebrations. It requires well-draining soil and protection from hot, direct sunlight.