Spathiphyllum Sensation

Also known as: Peace Lily

Flowers in: Spring

Light requirements: Semi-Shade

Max Height: 1.5mm

About Spathiphyllum Sensation
The Spathiphyllum Sensation, also known as the Sensation Peace Lily, is a popular and striking variety of the Spathiphyllum genus. It is a tropical evergreen plant native to the rainforests of Central and South America. The Sensation Peace Lily is characterized by its large, glossy, dark green leaves and its showy white flowers.
Water Requirements
Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Water the plant when the top inch (2.5 centimeters) of soil feels dry. Overwatering can lead to root rot, while underwatering can cause the leaves to wilt. It's best to use room-temperature water to avoid shocking the roots.
Soil Requirements
The Peace Lily prefers a well-draining, peat-based potting mix. A mix of peat moss, perlite, and compost can provide good drainage while retaining moisture.
Fertilising Requirements
Fertilizing is an essential part of maintaining the health and vitality of your Spathiphyllum Sensation. Here are some guidelines for fertilizing this plant:
  1. When to fertilize: The active growing season for Spathiphyllum Sensation typically extends from spring through summer. This is when the plant will benefit most from regular fertilization. During fall and winter, the plant's growth slows down, so it requires less frequent fertilization. Fertilize the plant every 4 to 6 weeks during the growing season. It's essential not to over-fertilize, as this can lead to nutrient imbalances and harm the plant.
  2. Signs of Over-Fertilizing: Over-fertilizing can cause nutrient buildup in the soil, leading to adverse effects on the plant's health. If you notice any of these signs, it's best to leach the soil by thoroughly watering the plant several times until excess fertilizer is flushed out. signs to look out for include:
    • Leaf browning and crispy edges.
    • Leaf tips turning brown or yellow.
    • Wilting, even when the soil is moist.
    • Slow growth and stunted appearance.
    • Accumulation of white, salty crust on the soil surface.
  3. Signs of Under-Fertilizing: Under-fertilizing can result in nutrient deficiencies, leading to poor growth and weak plants. Here are signs that your Spathiphyllum Sensation might be under-fertilized:
    • Pale or yellowing leaves, especially in the older foliage.
    • Slowed growth or smaller leaves than usual.
    • Delayed or lack of flowering.
    • General lack of vibrancy in the plant's appearance.
Remember that every plant's needs can vary, and it's crucial to observe your Spathiphyllum Sensation's response to the fertilizer. Adjust the fertilization frequency and strength as needed to ensure optimal growth and health. Always follow the instructions on the fertilizer packaging and provide other essential care elements, such as proper watering and suitable lighting conditions, for the best results with your Peace Lily Sensation.
Special Instructions
This plant thrives in average room temperatures between 65-80°F (18-27°C). It prefers a humid environment, so misting the leaves regularly or placing the plant on a tray filled with water and pebbles can help increase humidity.
Interesting Information
Spathiphyllum plants are considered toxic to pets and humans if ingested. Keep them out of reach of children and pets.
Spathiphyllum Sensation