Recent Show Winners

Congratulations to these talented growers who have recently won awards with our hybrids!

These are only the most recent winners as reported in the most current issues of the African Violet Magazine by the African Violet Society of America, Inc.  Subscription and membership information appears elsewhere on this site.

If you’ve won “Best in Show” with one of our hybrids, we’ll deduct $10 from an order placed during the time you and your winner appears on this page (just remind us when ordering).  If you qualify, your name will appear in bold print in the list below.  A new page will appear every 2-3 months as new winners are reported.

Be sure to enter the “Robinson Collection” classes at next year’s National AVSA Convention Show in Orlando in 2017!

Collection must consist of 3 different varieties, all of same type (mini, semimini, trailer, or standard)all hybridized by us. First place winner receives $200 and 2nd place receives $100.  Should the first place entries by standard-size ‘Ma’s’ varieties, an additional $50 will be awarded to the winner!

Special congratulations to Anne Nicholas for winning the award for Best Robinson collection at the 2016 AVSA National Convention show, with ‘Rob’s Fuzzy Navel’, ‘Rob’s Delicious’ and‘Rob’s Scrumptious’.  


Congratulations to:

Names appearing in  bold print can deduct $10 from any order placed with us during time your name appears on this page.  You need to remind us of this when ordering!  These are some of the published winners.

As appears in the November/December AVM:

Pat Gibson.  For best trailer in show, with ‘Rob’s Gundaroo’, at the Cincinnati AVS, OH

Joe Palagonia.  For best semimini in show, with ‘Rob’s Fuddy Duddy’, and best AVSA semimini collection, with ‘Rob’s Ooey Gooey’ and ‘Rob’s Fuddy Duddy’, at the Saintpaulia Society of Long Island, NY

As appears in the September/October AVM:

Jody Brar.  For best semimini in show, with ‘Rob’s Pewter Bells’, at the AVC of Morris County, NJ

Brenda Brasfield.  For best semimini in show with ‘Rob’s Fuddy Duddy’, and best AVSA semimini collection, with ‘Rob’s Fuddy Duddy’, and ‘Rob’s Calypso Beat’, at the Memphis AVS, TN

Donna Brining.  For best semimini in show, with ‘Rob’s Oolong’, and best AVSA semimini collection, with ‘Rob’s Bed Bug’, ‘Rob’s Astro Zombie’, and ‘Rob’s Oolong’, at the Southern NJ AVC , NJ

Margaret Califano.  For best AVSA mini collection, with ‘Rob’s Bad Bunny’, at the Capital District AVS, NY

Lynn Canning.  For best semimini in show with ‘Rob’s Inner Orbit, best miniature in show with ‘Rob’s Jitterbug’, and best AVSA semimini collection with ‘Rob’s Inner Orbit’ and ‘Rob’s Dodo Bird’, at the Sho-Me AVS, MO

Karen Carlson-Cook.  For best trailer in show, with ‘Rob’s Vanilla Trail’, at the Sho-Me AVS, MO

Carolee Carter.  For best in show and best trailer, with ‘Rob’s Galiwinku’, at the AVC of Ocala, FL

Jean Damaso.  For best semimini in show, with ‘Rob’s Delicious’, at the Sweet Water AVS, NJ

Kevin Degner.  For best standard in show and best AVSA standard collection, with ‘Ma’s Wicked Witch’, and best AVSA mini collection, with ‘Rob’s Chilly Willy’, at the Oshkosh AVS, WI

Valerie Despres.  For best trailer in show, with ‘Rob’s Vanilla Trail’, at the Annapolis Valley AVS, Nova Scotia

Brandon Erikson.  For best semimini in show, with ‘Rob’s Boogie Woogie’, at the Omaha AVGS, NE

Brett Flewelling.  For best AVSA semimini collection, with ‘Rob’s Calypso Beat’, at the Lakeshore AVS, Ontario

Ken Froboese.  For best AVSA semimini collection, with ‘Rob’s Calypso Beat’, and ‘Rob’s Fuddy Duddy’, at the Magic Knight AVC, TX

Erica Geimonen.  For best AVSA semimini collection, with ‘Rob’s Boolaroo’, ‘Rob’s Gundaroo’, and ‘Rob’s Galiwinku’, at the AVS of Springfield, PA

Susan Gruben.  For best in show and best trailer, with ‘Rob’s Gundaroo’, at the Bergen County AVS, NJ

Kathy Heider.  For best trailer in show, with ‘Rob’s Lilli Pilli’, at the Oshkosh AVS, WI

Charlotte Howson.  For best miniature in show, with ‘Rob’s Dandy Lion’, at the Windsor AVS, CT

Mark Jackson.  For best in show and best trailer, with ‘Rob’s Sticky Wicket’, at the AVS of Greater Atlanta, GA

Carolyn Klein.  For best trailer in show, with ‘Rob’s Boolaroo’, at the Sweet Water AVS, NY

Barbara Kosko.  For best semimini in show, with ‘Rob’s Pewter Bells’, at the Richmond AVS, VA

Bob Kurzynski.  For best AVSA semimini collection, with ‘Rob’s Pink Buttercups’, and ‘Rob’s Dodo Bird’, at the AVS of Morris County, NJ

Kathy Lahti.  For best semimini in show, with ‘Rob’s Scooter’, at the AVS of Minnesota, MN

Juanita Loder.  For best trailer in show, with ‘Rob’s Boolaroo’, at the Seattle AVS, WA

Sue Melson.  For best trailer in show, with ‘Rob’s Galiwinku’, and best AVSA semimini collection, with ‘Rob’s Slap Happy’, at the Metropolitan St Louis AVC, MO

Judy Millstone.  For best semimini in show, with ‘Rob’s Antique Rose’, at the Tucson AVS, AZ

Laura Moser.  For best miniature, with ‘Rob’s Jitterbug’, best semiminiature, with ‘Rob’s Outer Orbit’, and best AVSA semimini collection, with ‘Rob’s Outer Orbit’, ‘Robs’ Dust Storm’, and ‘Rob’s Peedletuck’, at the Sundowner’s AVS, LA

Ralph Robinson.  For best in show and best trailer, with ‘Rob’s Galiwinku’, best semimini with ‘Rob’s Boondoggle’, and best AVSA mini collection, with ‘Rob’s June Bug’, at the AVGS of Rochester, NY

Edna Rourke.  For best in show and best trailer, with ‘Rob’s Boolaroo’, at the Nagatonic AVS, CT

Nancy Weller.  For best miniature in show, with ‘Rob’s Jitterbug’, at the Tidewater AVS, VA

Roger Wheeler.  For best AVSA semimini collection, with ‘Rob’s Argyle Socks’ and ‘Rob’s Delicious’, at the Nagatonic AVS, CT

As appears in the July/August AVM:

Elvie Blakely.  For best trailer in show, with ‘Rob’s Vanilla Trail’, at the Central Florida AVS, FL

Mary Corondan.  For best standard in show with ‘Ma’s King Carnival’ and best AVSA semimini collection, with ‘Rob’s Inner Orbit’, at the Dallas Metro AVS, TX

Steve Covolo.  For best in show, best semimini and best AVSA semimini collection, with ‘Rob’s Fuddy Duddy’, at the Central California AVS, CA

Gayle Feins.  For best trailer in show, with ‘Rob’s Vanilla Trail’, at the Fantasy AVC, FL

Norma Flynn.  For best trailer in show, with ‘Rob’s Humpty Doo’, at the Spring Branch AVS, TX

William Novickas.  For best miniature in show, with ‘Rob’s Jitterbug’, at the Central California AVS, CA

Leonard Re.  For best AVSA semimini collection, with ‘Rob’s Combustible Pigeon’, at the South Coast AVS, CA

Carol Rice.  For best AVSA standard collection, with ‘Ma’s Debutante’, at the AVS of Greater Tulsa, OK

Glenn Shelton.  For best in show, best semimini, and best AVSA semimini collection, with ‘Rob’s Dust Storm’, at the Tampa AVS, FL

Martha Spyridon.  For best semimini in show, with ‘Rob’s Outer Orbit’, at the Dixie AVS, GA

Jerry Warkentin.  For best trailer in show, with ‘Rob’s Vanilla Trail’, at the Central California AVS, CA