Small Peace Lily Varieties (With Pictures!)

Of the dozens of peace lily varieties in existence, a few are smaller than most and make beautiful miniature houseplants. These varieties include the white stripe, power petite, and little angel peace lilies.

In this article, we will provide you with information on the benefits of small peace lilies, talk about the unique qualities of a few popular small peace lily varieties, show you where to buy a small peace lily, and advise you on the best way to take care of your small peace lily.

Benefits Of Small Peace Lilies

Small peace lilies offer unique benefits that large ones do not. For example, small peace lilies make perfect gifts for your child’s teacher, your coworkers, or your next-door neighbor. In addition, they are often less expensive due to their size.

Small peace lilies are perfect for countertops, tables, and to accent small spaces where a larger variety would be too wieldy and overwhelming.

Small peace lilies also require less attention in terms of watering and fertilizing than a larger variety.

Popular Small Peace Lily Varieties

Examples of small peace lily varieties include the white stripe, little angel, and power petite peace lilies.

The White Stripe Peace Lily

This beautiful white stripe peace lily was found at a local supermarket! Photo credit: Duke9000

The white stripe peace lily, also known as the silver streak or white lightning peace lily, features thick light green foliage with a distinctive white stripe down the middle of each leaf.

The Little Angel Peace Lily

The little angel peace lily is pretty and petit!

The little angel peace lily has the signature dark green foliage and pure white flowers but blooms far more frequently than other varieties of peace lily.

The Power Petite Peace Lily

Petite indeed! Photo credit: Mybageecha

The power petite peace lily is a miniature version of the common peace lily with thick glossy dark green leaves and white flowers. This variety only grows up to fifteen inches (38 cm).

All of these peace lily varieties are set apart from their larger counterparts by their compact size. Not only do they stay shorter, but due to their compact nature, they should be propagated more often to keep from overgrowth.

Where Can You Buy Small Peace Lilies?

Small peace lilies can be purchased at most home improvement and garden stores like Walmart, Ace Hardware, Home Depot, and Lowes. However since these stores are not specialty stores, a specific type of peace lily may not be available. You may have better luck looking for a small peace lily variety at your local nursery.

Online sources such as Facebook Marketplace, Etsy, and Amazon may also carry small peace lily varieties for sale. Specialty plant websites are another option to look into to purchase a small peace lily.

How Do You Take Care Of A Small Peace Lily?

The care of small peace lilies does not differ significantly from caring for other peace lily varieties. They may need to be propagated more often to keep their compact size, and fertilizing can occur less frequently.

Just like other peace lilies, they require warm temperatures of 68 to 85 degrees Fahrenheit (20 to 30 degrees Celsius) and no colder than 45 degrees Fahrenheit (7 degrees Celsius) lest they die. They also thrive in slightly humid conditions, so lightly misting your small peace lily occasionally is recommended.

Small peace lilies should not be placed in direct sunlight. Instead, be sure they are in indirect sunlight, or there is a gauze curtain between the glass and the houseplant if placed in a window. They can also thrive in windowless rooms equipped with growh lig

Peace lilies should only be watered about once a week. Let the soil dry out in between waterings, and never let your small peace lily sit in standing water as it could develop root rot or mold.

Final Words

Small peace lilies are perfect for gifts, to accent a side table, or to cheer up an office space. Their compact nature allows for ease of care, and there are options from which to choose. Power petite, little angel, and white stripe peace lilies all offer unique aesthetic choices for miniature houseplants.

These dwarf varieties of peace lilies are available for purchase from several different vendors, including big box home and garden stores, small local nurseries, or online specialty plant websites.

Small peace lilies require indirect sunlight, little water and fertilizing, and semi-frequent propagation to stay optimally healthy.

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Alexander Verdes
Just a stay-at-home dad who loves taking care of my home, my kids, and my plants. Actually, I kind of consider my plants to be my babies too, so I could just say that I love to take care of my home and my kids :-)

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