Get the 750 watt power house Peace Lily to clean up indoor air!
The Peace Lily, a small, white wonderful plant is one of the most exciting cleaner to keep inside the home, on your balcony, terrace, portico etc. This beauty with its elegant spathes has a high transpiration rate and also savors the large water reservoir that hydroculture offers.
It has several plus points to coax you to bring it home to clean up indoor air for you. This plant will happily bloom indoors, like a very good house guest! You will never want it to leave!
According to Dr. B.C. Wolverton, in his book How To Grow Fresh Air, the peace lily is perfect for the removal of alcohols, acetone, trichloroethylene, benzene and formaldehyde! Its ability to get rid of indoor air pollutants and its wonderful performance in all categories make it a very useful treasure to bring home.
Its overall rating is 7.5: removal of chemical vapours: 8, ease of growth and maintenance: 7, resistance to insect infestation: 7 and transpiration rate: 8.
You should wash the leaves to prevent insect infestation. This stunner from Columbia and Venezuela grows in any growth medium but performs exceptionally well in hydroculture. It likes semi shade and its soil should be evenly moist during the growing season and slightly drier during the winter.