The Emerald Carpet for Your Indoor Garden

Meet the Fittonia albivenis, a plant that's as charming as its name is hard to pronounce. Also known as the 'Nerveplant', 'Silver fittonia', or 'Snakeskinplant', this little gem is the perfect addition to your indoor garden.

Fittonia albivenis

Deep Shade To Dappled Sunlight

Tolerates both low light and softly filtered light.

Moderate Water Needs

Needs regular watering (multiple times a week), but can manage occasional variations.

Moderately Adaptable Soil pH

Can thrive in acidic to neutral pH ranges.

Safe For Humans

No known toxic effects.

Low Safety Risks For Pets

This plant has minimal safety concerns for pets.


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About Fittonia albivenis

The Fittonia albivenis is a carpeting plant that stands 5 to 8 inches tall and spreads 12 to 18 inches wide. Its long-lived, ornamental leaves are a stunning emerald color, striped with coral pink and alabaster. In midyear, it blooms with snowy flowers that add a touch of elegance to its already captivating appearance.

The Fittonia albivenis is also known as the 'Nerveplant' due to the intricate vein-like patterns on its leaves, which resemble a network of nerves.

Also known as

Silver fittonia
Silver netleaf
Silver netplant

Our design recommendations

As an indoor plant, the Fittonia albivenis thrives in pots and makes for a beautiful carpeting plant. Its vibrant colors and unique leaf patterns make it a standout addition to any indoor garden.