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Peace Lily flowers dying

M. Lucas plantman36 at hotmail.com
Tue Jun 22 23:49:27 EST 1999

try giving it a fertilizer with nitrogen. I reccommend 20:20:20 for most
plants; while I reccommend fertilizers with high potassium for flowering
plants such as african violets.
John Fleming wrote in message <01beb6d5$e82e72c0$a242c7d0 at fleming>...
>I received a peace lily as a house-warming gift and I've had it for about
>1.5 months now.  The plant had two flowers already and two more were coming
>in.  About 2 weeks ago, the existent flowers turned brown and died.  The
>two new flowers also turned brown and died before they fully came in.  The
>leaves of the plant look fine however.  Though I am now noticing a bit of
>yellow at the tip of some leaves.  I had originally kept the plant below a
>window sill, it received very little direct sunlight however.  Around the
>time I noticed the flowers dying, i moved the plant to an area that gives
>it much less light and no direct sunlight.
>I was originally giving the plant water about every other day.  I thought
>maybe that was too much, so I've since backed off to about once every third
>day.  I haven't done anything to the soil.
>Can anyone please tell me why this supposedly easily cared for plant is
>dying in my care?  Thank you.
>John Fleming
>flem at cybercomm.net

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