Fittonia is a spreading evergreen perennial with delicately veined, deep-green, ovate leaves. Although the most popular vein color is silvery-white, you can also readily find varieties with veins in red, pink, white, and green.
*You may specify which colour you'd prefer in your order notes. Colours are subject to availability and so are not guaranteed.*
Light: Moderate indirect light
Water: Allow the top layer of soil to dry out, about 25% dry before watering. These plants like moisture, but not sogginess. After watering, make sure the plant drains fully. Do not allow the plant to sit in water for more than an hour as this will cause root rot.
Feed: Feed monthly during the spring and summer.
Air Purifying: Yes, known to be effective at removing benzene, toluene, and trichloroethylene from the air.
Toxicity: Non-toxic, pet-friendly.
Growth Rate: Slow growing.
Common Names: Nerve plant
Origin: Tropical South America
*Please note: Plants may not look exactly as shown.