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I instantly fell in love with the white-veined variety of fittonia, as soon as I saw it online. (“Albivenis” means “white veins”, even though the veins aren’t always white!) Can you blame me? This is why it’s also called the Mosaic Plant. Fittonia are well known as drama queens — if they go too long without water, they “faint” and lay flat across the dirt. Don’t worry, though! If you give them a drink, they’ll come back to life pretty much immediately. Because of this, and their love for humidity, it makes a perfect bathroom or kitchen plant — like...

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