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Fittonia Assorted

Fittonia (nerve plant) is a genus of flowering plants in the acanthus family Acanthaceae, native to tropical rainforest in South America, mainly Peru.

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General Plant Information
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 12 +10 °C (50 °F) to +15.6 °C (60 °F)
Plant Height: 4 to 6 inches
Plant Spread: 8 to 12 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Other: Green with white, pink, or red veining
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Other: Green bracts with creamy-white to pale yellow flowers
Bloom Size: Under 1″
Flower Time: Summer
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Terrariums
Uses: Groundcover
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots