Butterworts are some of the most shockingly effective carnivorous plants around. Butterworts grow rosettes of green or pink leaves covered with tiny droplets of sticky liquid. Small insects become stuck to the leaves, and are slowly digested and absorbed by the butterwort. Butterworts also frequently produce beautiful flowers that tend to resemble tiny orchids.
African Violet African violets are among the easiest to grow flowering houseplants. They bloom year-round with little effort. Choose from hundreds of varieties and forms, some with variegated foliage or ruffled or white-edged blooms. African violet likes warm conditions and filtered sunlight. Avoid getting water on the fuzzy leaves; cold water causes unsightly brown spots. Here's a tip: It's easy to start new plants; simply cut off a leaf and root it in moist potting mix.