Plants Need to Be Identified Please!

Hi Judy, I have several plants that I inherited when I purchased my house but I have no clue on what they are and how to care for them – one is on its way out the door and I don’t think there’s any hope. Please take a look at the attached photos.

Hi Sunada,

This is a Peace Lily (Spathiphyllum). The leaves are turning black/brown because you are over watering!!! You can find all my care tips for a Peace Lily in the Popular Houseplant section of the website.

https://www.houseplant411.com/houseplant/peace-lily-spathiphyllum-how-to-grow-care-for-peace-lily

This is a Bromeliad that has finished blooming. These plants rarely bloom again indoors and most people throw the plant out once the blooms have died. You can read all about Bromeliads in the Popular Houseplant section of the website.

https://www.houseplant411.com/houseplant/bromeliads-how-to-grow-care-tips

This looks like a type of Pothos plant, probably a Marble Queen variety. If you could email a close up of an entire leaf I could be more certain. Here’s what a Marble Queen Pothos looks like, what do you think? You can read about this plant also in the Popular Houseplant section of the website.

https://www.houseplant411.com/houseplant/marble-queen-pothos-how-to-grow-care

The Peace Lily and the Marble Queen Pothos are considered poisonous and should be kept away from pets and children. Read more about common houseplants that are poisonous in Don’t Feed Me To Your Cat! A Guide to Poisonous Houseplants