Spathiphyllum ‘Sensation’

Sensation Peace Lily, Giant Peace Lily

(1 customer review)

Forget everything you thought you knew about Peace Lilies! This cultivar is a stunning, dramatic introduction, selected for its huge rippled leaves and large white flowers.

Popular in both homes and offices, these low-maintenance plants provide a lush backdrop. Even when they’re not in flower, the textured leaves catch the light and help clean the air.


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Origin: Horticultural Origin
Genus: Spathiphyllum
Species / Cultivar: wallisii var. 'Sensation'
Common Name: Sensation Peace Lily, Giant Peace Lily

Plant Biography

Originating from South America, Spathiphyllum were first introduced to Europe from the jungles of Colombia in 1824.

Many different cultivars of S. wallisii are available today, but ‘Sensation’ is by far the largest of them. Growing huge, deep-green leaves and rewarding you with the familiar white Peace Lily flowers, this is a must-have for that tropical indoor look.


Spathiphyllum 'Sensation'
Light: Bright Indirect
This plant likes sun, but keep out of direct sunlight. Best placed in an area near a window.
Soil: Indoor Potting Mix
Enjoys moist well drained soil with composted organics and some drainage material.
Temperature: 18-22°C°C
Temperature range at which this plant is healthiest and grows best.
Growth Rate: Medium
Expect to see moderate growth during growing season.
Water Requirement: Regular Watering
Water when soil surface is dry to the touch. Water must draining easily away.
Humidity: Medium
Easygoing in regular home conditions, keep away from cold draughts and heat sources.
Maintenance: Low
Requires no attention beyond correct position and watering. An ideal starter plant!
Eventual Height: 1.5m
The plant's ultimate height in typical growing conditions.
Eventual Spread: 1m
The plant's ultimate spread in typical growing conditions.
Care & Size Guidance

Care & Size Guidance

Spathiphyllum wallisii var. ‘Sensation’ prefers filtered, indirect light but can tolerate fairly low-lit positions. Remove old and yellow stems regularly and wipe down the large leaves with a damp cloth once a month to keep it looking its best.

Spathiphyllum prefer humid environments so a kitchen or bathroom would be ideal. Take care not to overwater, particularly in the colder months.

Feed with a houseplant fertiliser from April to September.

Did you know?

Spathiphyllum are known for their air-purifying abilities.
Choosing the right pot for your plant

Choosing the right pot for your plant

Not sure what pot size to choose for your indoor plant?

We’ve put together a few tips and tricks on how to choose the correct decorative pot.

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1 customer review for Spathiphyllum ‘Sensation’

I have seen this variety in Botanical Gardens etc. and have always thought it stunning. I am amazed at the quality, size and vigour of the plant that the Palm centre have delivered! Astounding quality and first rate packaging and delivery.

Robb Kightley (verified owner)