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Fittonia

FITTONIA sp

Type: House Plants

Fittonia is an attractive foliage plant with leaves which bear a network of white, red or pink veins with short fuzz covering its stems.  There are 15 known species of Fittonia.   Small buds may appear after time where the stem splits into leaves. Flowers are small with a white to off-white color. This plant is best kept in a moist area with mild sunlight and temperatures above 55°F. Must be watered regularly. Without water for a few days, this plant is known to "faint" but is easily revived with a quick watering and resumes its healthiness. The Fittonia is known to be hard to grow .

Mature Height:

4-15 Inches

 

Characteristics & Attributes for FITTONIA sp

Attributes
House Plant
Hanging Basket
Exposure
Full Shade
Foliage Color
Multi-Color
Soil Moisture
Average Water
Moist, Well-Drained