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Common names:
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Botanical names:
Fittonia albivenis Accepted
Fittonia verschaffeltii Synonym
Fittonia argyroneura Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial Shade to Full Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10b +1.7 °C (35 °F) to +4.4 °C (40 °F)
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Suitable Locations: Terrariums
Uses: Groundcover
Suitable for miniature gardens
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Posted by plantladylin (Sebastian, Florida - Zone 10a) on Sep 23, 2011 11:28 AM

Fittonia albivenis ("Mosaic Plant" or "Nerve Plant") is a popular houseplant with bright green leaves and beautiful white to pink heavily veined foliage. It prefers bright light but no direct sun and a moderate amount of humidity. The tips should be pinched regularly to prevent legginess. I've had success growing this plant in terrariums.

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