African violets have been popular house plants for many years, and with good reason! African violets (Saintpaulia) come in a whole array of colors, and nearly all varieties have velvety soft leaves. Native to rain forests in the mountains of eastern African countries like Tanzania, these flowering plants can be found growing on the shady forest floors and flowering plentifully.As house plants they are are one of few readily available species capable of flowering all year long. They also tolerate of a variety of lighting conditions, and they like to keep their soil damp making them ideal for anyone who likes to be attentive to their plants! This listing is for the plant only. Planters and accessories not included. Click here to shop planters! Need your plant to hang? Shop plant hangers!