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Nerve plant

Fittonia albivenus 'Argyroneura'

Also known as

Painted net leaf

Full Shade
Moderate watering
Tender

11b

USDA zone

7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

17cm

Max

40cm

10cm

Min

25cm

Flowering

Nerve plant Overview

This genus has about 2 species of evergreen, creeping perennials. They are grown mainly for their opposite short-stemmed leaves and brightly coloured veins, and they are mostly used as conservatory or house plants.

How to propagate Nerve plant

Cuttings

Propagate in spring or summer, with additional heat, by division or stem cuttings.

Division

Other uses of Nerve plant

Grown mainly for their foliage. Is useful as ground cover.