Fittonia Flaming Red

$12

Medium

When top quarter dry

Medium

Size:
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Fittonia ‘Flaming Red’, aka Nerve Plant Flaming Red or Fittonia verschaffeltii ‘Flaming Red’, is a small, compact, low-growing species with decorative foliage of bronze-green leaves highlighted by bright red veins. This stunning contrast is sure to catch any eye. Although it can be a drama queen, it is a fairly easy plant to care for as it can tolerate a range of lighting conditions. Keep their soil consistently moist and up the humidity levels!

The plant comes with a default nursery pot. The nursery pot is usually 0.5" - 1" smaller than stated to fit into the same size decorative pot. Washable Paper Planter Bags are sold separately.

As with all living things, no two plants are alike. There is some natural variation in size, shape, and characteristics. We make every effort to bring you a plant that as closely as possible matches the plant as it appears on our website, in the size you have chosen, and have a good potential to happily grow in your home.

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Pro tips

If you let your Fittonia dry out too much, it will let you know with limp leaves. Not to worry! After a thorough watering, the leaves should soon perk up. Bonus: because this plant likes humidity, it will thrive in a terrarium, too!

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Care Guide

How to take care of Fittonia Flaming Red

They should not be in a position to see the sun directly, although early morning or late evening sun is fine. Filtered sunlight through a sheer curtain is best and most homes are comprised primarily of indirect sunlight. The best spot for them is where they do not see the sun during the majority of the day but still get bright, indirect light.

They will do well in medium light but will grow faster with brighter light. A good medium-light place in your home would be in the middle of a room that has a regular size window. Remember that plants will grow based on how much light they receive.

Allow the top quarter of the soil to dry before watering again. This usually takes about 3 - 4 days in an average home environment. It will vary depending on the time of year, your environment and lighting conditions. Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

They will do well in average humidity environments but will appreciate a little bit of humidity if provided, give them a mist daily or get a humidifier.

You can feel comfortable having this plant around your home in the potential case where your pet feels like nibbling on it. However, we typically recommend keeping your pets from eating any of your houseplants.

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