In the room of the couple, the lily of peace makes a subtle and discreet presence.
Imagine decorating the house with a plant that carries the word “peace” in the name? Good right? For you can do this by using the lily of peace. This very popular plant in interior decoration is the right choice for anyone who wants to create a green and positivity inside. The lily of peace or white flag, as it is also known, is a plant native to America of the South, that is, tropical climate is with itself. But make no mistake about thinking that the Lily of Peace likes to live in the sunlight, on the contrary, the king star can burn the sensitive leaves of the plant. For this reason, it is best to cultivate the lily of peace in a warm place, but be moist, shaded and airy at the same time.
The lily of peace, scientific name Spathiphyllum wallisii, stands out by the intense and bright green of its leaves. The elongated shape of the leaves is another great attraction of the species. Another characteristic – and curiosity – of the plant that deserves to be mentioned are its white flowers, or rather, white spikes. That’s right, the flowers of the lily of peace are those elongated ears, the white leaves that the great majority consider as flowers are actually bracts, that is, a differentiated leaf that accompanies the flower in order to protect it and highlights How to Plant Peace Lily
Peace lilies can be used in flower beds in outdoor areas, in internal gardens or individually planted in pots. Easy to be planted, the lily of peace does not require large pots, as it grows no more than sixty centimeters high.
To plant the peace lily, make sure to keep the soil well drained, lining the bottom of the pot with gravel and sand. Use a substrate part near the ground to ensure a fertile and well fertilized soil, if you prefer you can add earthworm humus to the ground.
Next, simply position the plant in the center of the pot and fill with of the land. The best time of year to plant peace lilies is in the fall and winter, when the plant is dormant. About a month after planting it will already be possible to notice new buds and leaves appearing in the pot or patch.
The lily of peace blooms in the spring and summer months.
lily of the peace
The care of the lily of peace involves two essential factors: watering and enlightenment. The lily of the peace appreciates moist but not soaked soil, so it is essential to guarantee three to four watering a week. In times when the air humidity is higher touch the earth to know if the soil is in need of more water. On hot days sprinkle water on the leaves.
Lighting is also a determining factor. Choose a well-lit place, but away from the sun’s rays. Too much sun can burn and even kill the plant.
Soak the peace lily every six months with organic fertilizer – it can be earthworm humus – and compound NPK 10-10-10.
And if you notice that the peace lily is showing many burnt and dried leaves, , watch out for the care the plant is receiving. Little water, too much sunlight and too much fertilizing can damage the lily of peace.
How to insert the lily of peace into the decoration
The lily of peace is one of the best plant species to be cultivated in the home, because it does not require direct lighting, favoring cultivation in indoor areas. The vibrant green leaves and the white of the flowers form a rich and lively contrast to the decor. Therefore, use and abuse this species to compose the decoration of the different environments of the house, from the kitchen to the bathroom, through the living room, the bedrooms and the office.
The lily of peace is also very versatile and combines with the most different decorating styles.
Another positive feature of the plant for decoration is that it can be used in pots or in flower beds inside and outside the home. Can you choose to make a hanging garden and even a beautiful winter garden with the lily of peace, or who knows even to line that space under the stairs with the plant? Options are not lacking.
And speaking of options, how about giving now beautiful ideas on how to use the peace lily in the decoration? We selected 65 pictures to fill your eyes, come and see us:
65 ideas of decoration with lily of peace
How many lilies fit your decorating proposal? Here are many and all accommodated in the square vase of cement.
Be it romantic, modern, classic or rustic, the lily of peace goes well with any of these decorating styles.
One tip is to combine the material of the vessel with the predominant materials in the decor; in the case of the image, the glass.
In addition to decorating, the lily of peace still helps to purify the air of the environments.
Decorate the room with the lily flowers of peace.
It has no decoration that does not match the lily of peace.
Here, the lily of peace integrates a kind of altar, mystical and sacred.
A different and unusual vertical garden for the double room.
And in the external area, the plant was used in two different ways: flower pot and flower bed.
Leave the reading corner more welcoming with a lily of peace.
Trio of delicate and modern peace lilies for decoration.
A successful trio for the lobby.
In that room, only the lily flowers were used in the decoration.
And if the decor is retro style, count on the lily of peace to strengthen the proposal.
Complete the decor of the outside area with a vase of peace lilies.
The pebbles beside the vase leave the lily of peace even more zen and with an oriental touch.
A simple dinner can become glamorous with the presence of peace lilies.
Here, the lily of peace rests gently on the wooden dresser.
The canister that turned pot gives a special charm to the lilies of peace.
To highlight the sober and neutral decor, a green and lush vase of peace lilies.
The naturally hot and humid climate of the bathroom is the ideal place for growing lily of peace indoors.
All the delicacy of the lilies of peace in the decoration of the ladder.
But who wants to give a more elegant and sophisticated look to the lilies of peace can opt for pottery vessels, like this one of the image.
Provide light and water in the right measure for the lilies of peace; they will reciprocate with beautiful white flowers.
Mix the lily of peace with other foliage in the same pot; just remember that all plants must have the same characteristics of cultivation, since they will share the same space.
Succulents and lily of peace sharing the same space.
When it comes to decorating with plants, there are no limits; here were used four vessels of peace lilies.
The lily of peace also brings comfort and warmth to the environment.
Use arrangements of peace lilies to decorate the center of the dining table.
The choice of pot is key to closing the decor with golden key.
The larger the vase, the more lilies will bloom in your home.
Books and lilies: an inspiring combination for everyday life.
Enjoy the natural moisture of the bathroom to cultivate your peace lilies.
The kitchen counter also deserves to receive a lily of peace.
Curtain of peace lilies! A treat for the eyes and for the soul.
A modern vase of peace lily to contrast with the ethnic and bare environment.
The window guarantees all the brightness that the peace lily vessel needs to develop.
Give that “up” on the look of the dining table with the vase of peace lilies.
If you have a lily of the highest peace place it directly on the ground, but in a prominent place.
But they are also the right bet for rustic and laid back decorations.
Modern and minimalist? The lily of peace is also for you!
Assemble a diversified arrangement with flowers and leaves, among them the lily of peace.
And if you prefer a more rustic decoration with the lily of the peace use wicker or straw vases.
The giant vase of peace lilies steals all the attention of this decor.
Peace lily to bring freshness and life to the bathroom.
Which room does not look prettier in the presence of peace lilies?
Have you thought about using the lilies of peace in the decoration of parties? Look how it is!
Suspended garden of lilies for the modern environment.
Add life and color to the white decor using peace lilies.
Neutral decorations welcome the vibrant presence of the Peace Lily.
Value the sideboard of your home with a beautiful and delicate vase of peace lilies.
There is always room in the house to receive a lily of peace.
In the outer area remember to protect the lily of the peace of the solar rays, for this plant it the shadow of bigger species.
Indirect lighting highlights the peace lilies vase placed at the head of the bed.
In this integrated environment, the lilies of peace are pure elegance and sophistication.
Want to ensure an extra highlight for the peace lily vase? Then place it on a stool or other furniture in your home.
That extra charm that every room needs to have been guaranteed here with the presence of the lily of peace on the side table.
And if the plant is of peace, nothing better than a vessel adorned with angel to strengthen this characteristic.