Nerve Plant has beautiful, deep-green leaves with vein patterns of white, pink, or red, making it a standout among house plants. Contrasting veins on Fittonia verschaffeltii add color and texture, creating living art. Plants with green leaves and purple veins come in a wide assortment of species. Tropical. Coleus “Fishnet Stockings” is a perennial species of coleus with bright lime-green leaves highlighted by deep purple veins. This member of the Lamiaceae plant family thrives in partial shade with well-draining soil. Coleus is a popular houseplant, hanging basket and summer landscaping plant. Many varieties are available in various shades. The Fishnet variety has lime green leaves with deep purple veins. Pat Martin features burgundy leaves with lime green edges. Thumbelina is compact with reddish-purple and green leaves. A few varieties have red stems, but at least one variety of cranberry or red-stemmed taro (Colocasia esculenta rubra) features red stems and green leaves accented with red veins. Red-veined Prayer Plant. According to the University of Oklahoma's Department of Botany and Microbiology, Red-Veined Prayer Plant (Maranta leuconeura erythroneuro) is a native of Brazil. It has dark green leaves with red veins. The prayer plant grows best in a warm and shady location. SOLVED: Green leaf with red veins. Watch Reply. More. Mark unread; Skip to new; Mark unread Print Skip to new. mygardens Croton-on-Hudson, NY(Zone 6b) Jun 20, 2010. Can anyone help me with an ID for this plant with green leaves and red veins. It has suddenly appeared near the pond edge and there are no others around. It is very pretty so I.