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Rob's Galiwinku

Best in Show at 2013 AVSA Convention Show, winningest trailer in country in 2003.  Double orchid with dark blue fantasy.  Vigorous plant with excellent growth habit.  Constant bloomer. Semiminiature trailer.  AVSA #8059


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Rob's Galiwinku

Average Rating 4.9 out of 5


This violet is gorgeous and easy to grow. Always blooming and likes lots of water which is good for me. Doesn't take up a lot of space and will be a pleasure to anyone who enjoys African violets.

Michael Baker Apr 19 2019, 08:44 AM

One of my favorites

This was my first miniature/trailing violet and I've been very happy with it. The plant is very small and compact, and though it looks cute, it's very tough. I've had a lot of trouble with watering my standard violets - it's either too much or too little. This little plant is far more tolerant of someone who's still learning. I suspect because of the small size of the pot, the dirt dries/moistens quicker. I simply water it from the bottom by dipping it into a small bowl of water. I also just started using the Dyna-Grow liquid fertilizer sold by Violet Barn and the flowers are a COMPLETELY different color. They were light pink, but now they're all a deep vibrant purple and pink. Usually have 9 to 12 blooms.

John Scott Nov 15 2018, 13:13 PM

Cutie Patootie

This is a cute little plant! I got Galiwinku as a "seller's choice" for my first trailer. I wasn't immediately thrilled and thought, "what a weird name." But I grew to really like it. The foliage on mine is emerald green and makes a great backdrop for the "sprays" of delicate lavender flowers. I found I need to water this one a little more than most, I guess because of the multiple crowns and many blooms. So cute, but I'd love to know how she got that name!

Anonymous Sep 10 2018, 19:46 PM


I absolutely love this beautiful and easy to grow little trailer! Plants from Violet Barn are always well packed and arrive in perfect condition.

Pat Graham Sep 05 2018, 20:53 PM

Dainty little gorgeous flowers!

I received this one in one of my orders. It had one very pretty bloom and a very healthy plant, but I still managed to kill it. I so want another, but am a bit afraid to try again. I just love these plants, but I must be killing them with love! I seem to have a bit better luck with the standards.

Sandra Willis Aug 20 2018, 21:52 PM

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