Mini Red Vein nerve plant features small leaves veined in dark reddish pink. In its native South America, Fittonia tropical plant grows as a ground cover and can spread out about 12 inches (30 cm).
Fittonia are spreading evergreen perennials growing 10–15 cm (4–6 in) tall. Sporting dark green leaves with veins of white. Its spreading habit makes it ideal as groundcover. It is not frost hardy therefore best grown in a greenhouse or as a houseplant. Without water for a few days, this plant will "faint" but is easily revived with a quick watering. 'Mini Red vein' has dark green foliage with red veining.