The Green Nerve Plant, Fittonia albivenis is perfect for shady spots! It's grown for the fantastic foliage, coloured green in this plant, with striking white veins. Fittonia albivenis is an evergreen perennial plant from the Acanthaceae family. It is native to South America, where it grows naturally in tropical rainforest habitats. Fittonias in the Argyroneura Group have pale leaves, with silver-white veins. They are mat-forming, creeping plants with rooting stems. Flowers are white and non-showy. In cultivation, Nerve Plants are usually grown indoors as houseplants, but they can be used as groundcover in mild climates.
Can be done from spring until summer.
In spring take tip cuttings with 3 or 4 pairs of leaves.
For indoor containers, use a loam based potting compost.