Fittonia albivenis ‘Mosaic White’

Family: Acanthaceae

Countries: Americas, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, South America

Fittonia albivenis ‘Mosaic White’ is often known by the plant’s common name of the nerve plant – this name references the leaves of this tender plant’s white veining, which stands out against the lovely green of this plant’s leaf.  This is an attractive, easy to grow plant, which will help to brighten up any terrarium, vivarium, or bottle garden.

Fittonia albivenis ‘Mosaic White’ flourishes when it’s grown in moist, but well-drained soil, in a very humid location, away from harsh, direct light.  Fittonia albivenis ‘Mosaic White’ is a tender plant that’s killed by frosts and low temperates.

This is an easy to grow plant that thrives in a shaded location.  Fittonia albivenis ‘Mosaic White’ requires low light levels and high humidity to grow successfully, making Fittonia albivenis ‘Mosaic White’ a superb, bottle garden, terrarium, or vivarium plant.

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