In article <mbleeker.61.0013E06B at euronet.nl>,
mbleeker at euronet.nl (Marco_Bleeker) wrote:
> Just a question out of curiousity: today a saw a Spathiphyllum wallisii
>plant in a shopping centre for plants, and it was easily a meter high.
>Normally you could buy (flowering) plants of this genus that are only perhaps
>30-40 cm (a feet) high. I always failed at propagating these small ones.
>Could it be that they were the same S. wallisii, but treated with hormones to
>keep the small ? Or is there no excuse for my failure ? :-)
The plant you saw was not Spathiphyllum wallisii. It may be Spathiphyllum
clevelandii or perhaps a hybrid such as S. 'Mauna Loa'. 30-40 cm is the
normal height for S. wallisii.