Spathiphyllum ‘Sweet Rocco’

Peace lilly

A new and incredibly striking compact cultivar of the beloved Peace Lily, Spathiphyllum ‘Sweet Rocco’ flaunts a fountain of rich glossy green leaves and an elegant lily flower which is long lasting and returns regularly, given adequate care.

This clump forming Peace Lily is one of the easiest plants to care for – a perfect choice for a shady corner in any home.

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Origin: Horticultural Origin
Genus: Spathiphyllum
Species / Cultivar: 'Sweet Rocco'
Common Name: Peace lilly

Plant Biography

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

This particular cultivar ‘Sweet Rocco’ was bred from a chance mutation of the parent variety Spathiphyllum ‘Sweet Benito’.

When compared to other Spathiphyllum cultivars, ‘Sweet Rocco’ exhibits particularly dense foliage on the lower part of the plant, early development of basal clumps which give it a full appearance, and consistently darker foliage than many other cultivars.

Spathiphyllum ‘Sweet Rocco’
Light: Low
This plant will tolerate shadier positions with only a little natural light.
Soil: Indoor Potting Mix
Enjoys moist well drained soil with composted organics and some drainage material.
Temperature: 18-22°C
Temperature range at which this plant is healthiest and grows best.
Growth Rate: Medium
Expect to see moderate growth during growing season.
Final Size: Small
Will stay small enough for a desk or shelf.
Water Requirement: Light Watering
Water when several cm of soil depth is dry to the touch. Water must draining easily away.
Humidity: High
Provide moist air via daily misting or trays of wet grit. Keep away from drafts and heaters.
Maintenance: A little
Easy to care for, just keep an eye on any extra environmental needs such as humidity.

Expert Tip

This indoor plant is a particularly good air purifier, in fact it was amongst the top plants for cleaning air in NASA's clean air study, successfully breaking down benzene, formaldehyde, and carbon monoxide.
Care & Size Guidance

Care & Size Guidance

Spathiphyllum ‘Sweet Rocco’ tolerates a range of conditions and is quite easy to care for, though it thrives best in a more humid environment.

A really healthy good sized and well grown plant arrived that looked good from the start. It has continued to thrive and give much pleasure.

Jo J.

A really healthy good sized and well grown plant arrived that looked good from the start. It has continued to thrive and give much pleasure.

Reviews

I was apprehensive buying online and how shipping might leave the plant, but in fact I had nothing to worry about. A really healthy good sized and well grown plant arrived that looked good from the start. It has continued to thrive and give much pleasure.

Jo J.