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Aug 26, 2015 6:23 AM CST

Identified as "a very sad looking Peace Lily".

Hi Guys,

Due to having an allotment, I've been handed the responsibility of the office plant. Problem is, i've got no idea what it is. Any help would be massively appreciated.

Thanks!

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Aug 26, 2015 7:03 AM CST
Name: Christine
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Its a very sad looking Peace Lily that needs re-potting desperately. It looks like its very dry and in a small pot for its size, with your TLC you will make her beautiful again. Other members will give you more advice Smiling Welcome to the forum !!!!
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Aug 26, 2015 7:11 AM CST
Name: Tara
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Welcome! thechubbyace!

I agree with Christine. A very sad Peace Lily. Peace Lilies (Spathiphyllum)
Good thing though, is that they rebound very easily. Big Grin

It will be happy again in no time!
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Aug 26, 2015 7:14 AM CST

Brilliant! Thank you so much. And just so you know, she'll be getting re-potted tonight so don't worry!
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Aug 26, 2015 9:19 AM CST
Name: Lin Vosbury
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Yes, Peace Lilies (Spathiphyllum) and once it gets watered well it should perk right up!
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Aug 26, 2015 4:39 PM CST
Name: greene
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Welcome! thechubbyace,
There are probably more roots than soil in that pot. I wouldn't be surprised if you'll need a few extra pots to pot up the baby plants. Yep, she should bounce back in no time and be surrounded by happy little plant babies, maybe one for each desk in the office. Thumbs up
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Aug 26, 2015 4:50 PM CST
Name: tarev
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Hello thechubbyace!

Agree with the repot suggestions..you may even be able to separate it into two or three. Looks quite promising for a rebound, they are rather thirsty here in my area, so I always try to give them a drink often during our hot summer days.
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