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Rob's Vanilla Trail

Loads of fully double cream to blush-white blooms over very dark, serrated, semiminiature quilted foliage.  Easy grower and constant bloomer.  AVSA #9296


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Rob's Vanilla Trail

Average Rating 4.9 out of 5

Rob's Vanilla Trail: A favorite for a long time

A friend who grew gorgeous African violets introduced me to Rob's Vanilla Trail many years ago and I still adore it. Because of the amazing variety of African violets, we get tempted to move on to something new. There are some that can never be left behind and one of those is Rob's Vanilla Trail. It flowers readily and the foliage branches out so neatly that only a little pinching and pruning is necessary to get a full plant covered in blooms.

Marian Yeager May 14 2024, 12:33 PM


Ordered three trailers, Vanilla among them. Order arrived February 23. We still have snow here in New England. Granted, I should have probably waited for warmer temps but I saw this little one and I couldn't wait. As soon as we saw the postman the box was brought in. It was impeccably packed. All 3 violets were healthy and undamaged. Two were flowering. Not even the blossoms were touched by winter. I ran a stoneware plate under hot tap water and set the pots on it to gently warm the soil. This one is a bit darker pink than in the picture but adorable nevertheless. Two tiny waterlily blossoms of baby pink! Acclimated well overnight. Very happy with the order. Thank You, Violet Barn! :)

Nina Grabon Feb 24 2024, 10:05 AM

a beauty and very free flowering

have had this trailing violet for a while and it is covered in blooms much of the time.

Don Warner Jan 25 2024, 12:34 PM

Gorgeous flowers

I had a friend a few years ago who had this plant, and any time I'd go over to visit them, I couldn't stop staring at the blooms. Her's was a few years old at that point, enormous, and covered in flowers. I'm hoping mine will look like that soon, too!

Julia P Jan 24 2024, 17:30 PM

What a beauty!

My new little one arrived packaged carefully. She already had a cluster of light pink that would rival any miniature rose. Two weeks later, she is still blooming! Thank you for sharing her.

Michelle Spencer Oct 16 2023, 11:03 AM

Started my love of trailers

I received this plant as a gift. I love how it cascades over the pot and how long lasting the flowers are.

Barbara Rosso Oct 06 2023, 08:16 AM

Sooo Many Blooms

I ordered this trailing vine years ago. I love how it looks in this picture. Mine definitely became like this when I treated it well. But I killed it. So I can't give it less than 5 stars because the issue I had was solely my personal issue of dealing with all those blooms. They of course die and I'd spend quite a bit of time when I got to it of manicuring the dead blooms and stems. But I am sure that is something that others find relaxing and even enjoyable. I personally like the standard varieties because that is more my speed for grooming. I currently have no AV's, but am ordering 4. My speed. Altho I admit sifting thru all the possibilities on this site was like being a kid in a candy shop.

Anonymous Oct 05 2023, 19:44 PM

So easygoing

Such an easygoing little guy. Obsessed with the rose-like fully double blooms!

Rebecca Nippes Aug 10 2023, 23:06 PM

So much fun!

I didn't even realize there were such things trailing violets before seeing this plant! I have so enjoyed having it! It's very easy to take care of. May even try another one!

Anonymous Jan 17 2023, 17:20 PM

Awesome Trailer

I love this trailer! It is an easy grower and seems to bloom often. Highly recommended to anyone new to trailers.

Kelly Bennett Dec 31 2022, 23:02 PM

Beautiful trailer

My first trailing african violet is growing strong! Beautiful foliage and can't wait for it to bloom.

Anonymous Oct 08 2022, 15:28 PM

Constant bloomer

This plant is easy to grow and blooms all the time. Highly recommended!

Sue Ha Sep 16 2022, 09:45 AM

A bloomaholic!

This variety, for me, has almost constantly had either buds or flowers! It works so hard at being pretty and making me smile that I have felt sad when I need to pinch it back! I have come to love this violet above any other that I have own, which is many.

Andrea Carson Sep 15 2022, 18:45 PM

Beautiful bloomer

Once my Vanilla Trail started blooming, it’s been consistently in bloom. I like that it seems fairly easy to grow for a beginner like me. It’s one of my favorite trailing AVs and I recommend it to anyone new to trailers.

Tammi Foxwell Sep 05 2022, 18:46 PM

Love the trailers

I have bought trailers several times and just love them …mine always manage to get mealy bug at some point but my fault trying again!

Sandra Fisher Aug 09 2022, 12:27 PM

Oodles of pink flowers

Endless blossoms in a stunning, delicate pink. Easy to grow and constantly blooming.

Anonymous Jul 23 2022, 14:04 PM

Great bloomer

Rob's Vanilla Trail is a great plant which blooms cover the plant with beautiful light pink double blossoms. I'm ordering another plant as my original plant got knocked onto the floor and was so busted up I'm afraid it may not recover.

Anonymous Apr 03 2022, 16:06 PM


I received this plant as a gift and it beautiful. Blooms all the time and is spreading out nicely! I love it so much. It’s my favorite African violet so far. The blooms are so full almost like roses *

Jill Dorman Mar 25 2022, 08:10 AM

Blooms all the time

This violet blooms all the time and is easy to take care.

Stephen Li Mar 25 2022, 02:25 AM

Beautiful little trailer

Photos don’t to it justice. I’ve had this plant for two years now. This is one of my favorite trailers. Loads of pretty little flowers. Mine prefers a bit more humidity than my average violet

sara ponikvar Feb 06 2022, 15:57 PM

My favorite

This was my first African violet and also first trailing African violet. Since then, I’ve got many more violet barn cultivars. It has the daintiest, but consistent blooms ever and it has beautiful foliage and habit! It even forgives me when I don’t give it adequate light or water while moving between apartments. I recommend this plant to everyone. Also, it arrived very healthy, and leave it in the pot it comes in like the instructions say!

Miranda Springston Feb 03 2022, 22:56 PM


This plant is growing fantastically and has such delightful pale pink flowers. This is one most favorite violet.

Anonymous Jan 23 2022, 08:47 AM

My Favorite Trailer

This little beauty consistently blooms and they are beautiful. The trailing was all over the place with blooms all over.

Tinene Frazier Dec 14 2021, 20:52 PM

Beautiful little trailer

Plant came packed well and in good condition. It is flowering nicely and a lovely little trailer

Christopher Brooks Oct 29 2021, 20:09 PM

Rob's Vanilla Trail

came to me well packed & is now in full bloom! Love this trailer..

Anonymous Oct 20 2021, 14:07 PM

Super easy to grow!

I love how this plant grows so well with very little worry. It likes to grow low in a bonsai dish or in a regular pot. Either way, it just seems happy all the time!

Vicky Richard Oct 17 2021, 21:36 PM

Super Cute!

I love the little flowers! They are so perfect and cute. Mine is taking a little longer than I like to get *back* in bloom. That may be because I am still learning, though. Would buy again!

Jessica Greenlee Sep 14 2021, 12:30 PM

Already starting to bud

I received Rob's Vanilla Trail about a week ago, and it is already starting to unfurl some buds! It is a very healthy plant and seems very happy in its current location. I can't wait to see these beautiful flowers. So glad I found the Violet Barn!

Tammi Foxwell Sep 08 2021, 16:37 PM

Arrived with buds

Really lovely trailing violet. I recently bought some tiny bloom vases and I am having a wonderful time clipping for flowers. This is an excellent purchase.

Anonymous Sep 04 2021, 16:13 PM

Vigorous Trailer

Has been a good choice. Very vigorous, has branched off heavily and started to trail. The pale blooms have a very pleasing tone to them.

Diane Schrader Sep 04 2021, 15:35 PM


This is an absolute beautiful plant. It's always in bloom and it's flowers are like little double roses.

Rita Geary Aug 30 2021, 10:50 AM


Vanilla Trail is one of my favorites. Of all of my trailers and I have a lot! Vanilla Trail and all of the Jersey Trails are my favorite. Can’t go wrong. Stunning.

Susan Bender Aug 05 2021, 12:59 PM

Great little plant

This is my favorite trailer, always in bloom and well behaved growing.

Gail Menne Jun 12 2021, 14:27 PM


I have this plant at work in my office, just under the ordinary office lights. It blooms continuously (now for over a year) and delights everyone who sees it. This is my first trailing violet and I just can't believe how pretty it is.

Dale McNeill Dec 30 2020, 16:39 PM

Strong grower

Got Rob's vanilla trail a few weeks ago and it's already doubled in size and shown it's first bloom which is quite beautiful. I'd order again if I ever lost the plant.

Diane Schrader Oct 25 2020, 17:58 PM

Beautiful Blooms!

This is one of my favorite trailers! The clusters of double blooms look like little roses, and since growing under lights, the center of each cream colored blossom has a blush of pink. Violet Barn does a fantastic job of packaging and shipping their young healthy plants, many arriving already in bloom!

Yvonne KIng Oct 25 2020, 11:56 AM

Hearty and Always Full of Blooms!

If you have never grown trailers, this is an absolutely fabulous one to start with! Beautiful and dainty, and always blooming!

Cristy Boothe Jun 11 2020, 20:56 PM

million of flowers

The number of blooms is really gigantic ! The sweet pale pink color makes everybody believe they are fragrant. Amazing plant !

Anonymous May 30 2020, 01:59 AM


This is the second trailer I have purchased and I like it even better than the first. The leaves are absolutely GORGEOUS. I can't wait to see it flower. It came packaged beautifully and well taken care of. I'm so impressed and can't wait to order more!

Katie Dillon Apr 12 2020, 08:31 AM

My favorite trailer

I have a fondness for trailers, more than any other African violet. No matter what new one arrives on the scene, Rob's Vanilla Trail will still stand out and will always be on my plant shelves. Besides being beautiful, it's also not fussy, and grows nice and full with minimal pinching and shaping. When I see it in a show or on a sales table, I know it's Vanilla Trail without looking at the label.

Marian Yeager Jan 20 2020, 16:31 PM

Beautiful and tough!

Love this trailer! It is beautiful with light pink-cream blooms. The best part is that it’s tough! Wasn’t able to care for my plants for a long while and lost almost the entire collection. However, this plant was one of the few survivors!

E Sasaki Jan 12 2020, 11:26 AM

First Time Trailer

This is my first time growing a trailing violet. It arrived in excellent condition, with a bud already starting to emerge. It is now blooming and already starting to trail. I love the color and am very pleased!

Michael Ayers Nov 11 2019, 11:28 AM

this thing wants to bloom

it sent up buds as soon as I got it, and now its sending up lots more buds , i wasnt super hovering over it, just potted it and left it alone

Rich Kiamco Nov 02 2019, 13:47 PM

Simply Spectacular.

This little gem has all a violet needs.It has prolific blooms,lovely leaves and is super easy to care for.

shelley davis Sep 14 2019, 22:46 PM

Easy to grow and bloom

This one is always putting out new leaves and has had two flushes of blooms since I got it earlier in the summer. The color of the flowers is a pale pink. I have really liked this one.

Julie Fite Sep 07 2019, 23:44 PM

Energetic Little Trailer

I have had Vanilla Trail for close to five months. It is now in a 3 inch pot and its leaves and blooms are cascading over the sides. The tiny rose shaped blossoms are delightful. It continues to bloom and bloom and seems to be constantly producing new buds. I love it!

Donna Pierson Jul 28 2019, 21:56 PM

One of the best

This was my first trailer and is one of my best violets. Blooms constantly, tolerates repotting nicely, and the flowers are gorgeous. Very pleased.

Kiley Quinn Jun 01 2019, 11:23 AM

Beautiful Happy Trailer

I love this plant! It has grown so much since I received it from Violet Barn earlier this year (At least tripled in size, mine has multiple crowns). It is gorgeous in bloom!

Leeann Nelson Jun 01 2019, 08:08 AM

Like a miniature rose bush

This is an amazing violet It tends to grow low and outward and The leaves are big and bold . The actual flowers look like miniature roses in cream to pale pink. We were stunned by its' beauty. It has bloomed many many times already and it is still young. Thank you for this precious living art for our home Gulfcoastgal

donna woehr May 15 2019, 02:32 AM

Awesome Plant

This plant has bloomed non-stop for over a year, growing in a bookcase outfitted with white LED light strips, not really getting any natural sun. Being a trailer, the flowers are small and dainty looking, but plentiful and have a pale hue of pink

Anonymous Apr 19 2019, 02:35 AM

My absolute favorite African violet!

I could talk for hours about how perfect this plant is! I've had it for 2.5 years now, and I am stating the exact truth when I say that it has never been without at least one flower, but usually has many, many more! It was flowering when I purchased it, and has happily continued. The flowers are so perfectly shaped and beautifully colored that I have never gotten tired of its blossoms. At one point, I even re-started the plant from one crown with blossoms on it, and left them on out of curiosity; the whole time the crown was rooting, it actually kept flowering, and is still going as a mature plant again! If you're looking for one trailer for endless, elegant flowers, pick this one!

Kathryn Lawson Apr 18 2019, 22:21 PM

Gorgeous Blooms!

This is such a BEAUTIFUL trailing violet!! The foliage is lovely and lush, but the blooms are the real star of the show--they look like perfect, tiny sugared roses. Highly recommend if you're looking for a good trailer!

Katherine Crawford Mar 06 2019, 13:39 PM

Should be called 'Happy Trail'

I am sooo happy with "Rob's Vanilla Trail". It's been so much fun watching it grow. Can't wait to see the blossoms. Laura

Laura Lybek Feb 18 2019, 21:43 PM

Wanted for years

I have been looking at this trailer for years, but have never purchased it. From all reviews, I am beginning a collection of trailers and can't wait to start with Vanilla Trail. I'm lucky to have built a sunroom in my home, and plants have just the right environment. Of all online companies, I have found that VB surpasses them all!

Deborah Hudgens Sep 21 2018, 12:27 PM

Super Trailing Plant

This trailer plant has so many blooms on it and it has been blooming for months. If you want a plant that blooms all the time I would suggest you get this one. It is very cheerful to see all the blooms.

William Pokora Sep 17 2018, 18:17 PM

Love this plant!

This is one of my favorite trailers ever. It grows beautifully with very little effort - I think it actually does best when you leave it alone. It's also very easy to propagate and I've enjoyed sharing it with friends, many who have never been able to keep a violet alive.

Krystal Elghanayan Apr 28 2018, 12:10 PM

Favorite violet of all

I forgot to rate it in my review. Definitely 5 out of 5 stars!

Gail Barkley Mar 25 2018, 18:50 PM

Mucho blooms!

This is an absolutely gorgeous plant...the foliage is dark green with pale-ish pink blooms. It has tons of flowers at one time and they stay fresh looking for a long time.

Cathy Sowell Mar 15 2018, 17:01 PM

Ordered in winter

Guaranteed mail is the only way to go. This little guy looks so healthy, anxiously waiting for blooms.

Maxine Keiley Feb 12 2018, 14:48 PM

In love with violet barn

I am new to growing violets. My Grandmother always had them and I loved them. I bought this wonderful treasure with buds!!!! It has bloomed and consistently blooms soft velvety blush pink flowers against a perfect green leaf. I am enjoying watching it grow. Violet Barns packaging is amazing. I did Oder a few plant from someone else. I was looking for Rose Bouquet and they had it. When it arrived many of the leaves were broken and the dirt and root system was everywhere. I am still trying to recover from the act. Violet Barns plants were very healthy and packed exceptionally well. I am so happy to have found them.

Cheryl Martin Nov 27 2017, 18:02 PM

One of my favorite

I got Rob's vanilla trail 3 years ago and since then plant never stop giving the flowers. Even sometime I don't have time to take good care of the plant but the plant still blooms continuously.

Nartawan Orvichian Oct 01 2017, 08:18 AM

Outstanding trailers

This is my 3rd time ordering. My sweet little plants arrived with 4 in full bloom. The packaging is above and beyond expectation. I'm ordering one for a friend in hopes of getting her starting her own collection. Thank you VB for my new hobby.

Gail Jacques Aug 20 2017, 07:30 AM

New Adventure

I never knew AVs could be trailers! I ordered "Vanilla Trail" 4 weeks ago, put it under lights and it is growing beautifully and LOADED with buds, which I think should be open in another 3 weeks. I am fascinated by the look of trailing violets and have since ordered 4 more. Waiting in happy anticipation for buds to open!!

nancy giuntini Jul 31 2017, 19:58 PM

Pretty Foliage But No Flowers Yet

I was very impressed by the packaging of this plant. I ordered it in winter and just repotted to a 3-inch container but it hasn't bloomed yet. Pretty foliage!

Rebecca Jun 16 2017, 01:57 AM


My wife got a trailing violet and now it's time for me to buy her more.

Richard Graver Jun 06 2017, 17:59 PM

cute plant

This violet blooms continuously. It is so beautiful!

lyudmila malakhova May 13 2017, 18:38 PM

Sturdy Lil' Thing

I am new to growing plants and this little thing has been very patient with me. It didn't quit on me through my learning period and is now flowering beautifully after I finally seem to have gotten it right. Highly recommend it. The petals on the little flowers seem to sparkle under the light which I love. Also came in wonderful packaging.

Kat Apr 19 2017, 22:34 PM


Enjoy so much that give these as gifts so often! Great detail!

Anonymous Apr 10 2017, 18:33 PM

Very Nice

I received mine and it has lots of buds. Cant wait to see them bloom. Trailers are a great addition since they grow so rapidly and have so many flowers. Strongly recommend!

Staci L Mar 30 2017, 14:07 PM

As beautiful as everyone else says

So beautiful -- I've had one pot for years and I've just recently bought another one. Vigorous with lovely flowers!

Kimberly Wong Mar 07 2017, 21:12 PM

Very rewarding to grow!

Rob's Vanilla Trail blooms very easily and often. In my growing conditions the flowers seem to be more pink than cream colored so far, but either way, they're beautiful. I think this is an adorable variety that is well worth growing. If you have never tried a trailing violet, this is a good one to start with.

Karole Kuslak Feb 04 2017, 06:05 AM

Sturdy guy

This year it survived, unlike many others, changing home, mites, summer sun and dry air

Yuliya Samsonava Nov 10 2016, 21:38 PM

Easy to grow and bloom!

This is one of the easiest plants to grow and bloom. it has a lot of rose like little light pink flowers.

Anonymous Oct 08 2016, 11:31 AM

Pink roses

Vanilla Trail is a gorgeous plant with constant blooming of little rose blooms that last a long time. Spreading out so beautiful. Good grower I've had over a year. Everyone that sees it wants to add to their collection. Just love it.

Laurie Nelson Aug 12 2016, 23:17 PM

Perfect Trailer

Had one of these before, I loved it dearly but made the mistake of potting it in a too large container. Had to come back for another, I missed it so much. What a beautiful plant. I grows like crazy and is always in bloom. The blooms look like tiny roses. I won't be making the container mistake again! When I received my new guy, it was in pristine condition, even though it was a really hot day.

Maureen Galligan Aug 06 2016, 05:10 AM

Nice Plant

It's very easy to grow and a great bloomer. I grew it from the crown only, and in 2 months already have many buds. I love it. I plan to buy another plant from VB :)

Selvy Lukito Aug 02 2016, 06:28 AM


I am fascinated with the flowers of this plant. They are gorgeous!

Claudia Silva Jul 20 2016, 15:18 PM

Breathtaking Beauty

Vanilla Trail is my first trailer and my first mini so i didn't quite know what to expect - nothing could have prepared me for the breathtaking beauty of these tiny, perfect rose-like blooms! I can't wait to add more of your lovely plants to my home.

Ginger Schneider Jun 10 2016, 16:27 PM

Gorgeous plant, gorgeous blooms

This is one of the most wonderful trailers I have grown. The habit is slightly loose and forms a beautiful plant. It blooms profusely and constantly. The foliage is a fantastic contrast to the pale pink blooms. One of my all time favorites.

Sara K Hendrickson Jun 02 2016, 01:15 AM

One of my favorites!

Received this plant in October last year. It is the end of May now and this has been in bloom for at least 3 -4 months straight. It's like looking at small pale pink roses and I love it. I sometimes move it around to enjoy in different spots just so I can see the beautiful blooms. It's a fantastic grower, received with 5 other trailers of similar size. It was soon the largest of the bunch, and the first to bloom. Such a great plant, you will not be disappointed!

Jennifer Less May 27 2016, 09:59 AM

Little gem

I've never owned a trailing violet. Ordered Vanilla Trail in April, had buds start in May, and today found the first perfect little rosette bloom. I'm in love with this plant!

Amy May 22 2016, 18:59 PM

bloomin girl

this is wonderful-full sprays of rosettes cover my plant , and the foliage is easy to groom. Pale pink double blossoms.When the description says constant bloom---IT'S TRUE

Gail Dudley May 01 2016, 04:34 AM

Great Trailer,,,Show Winner

You can't go wrong with this one. Darling little rose-like blooms and lots of them. And easy to grow. A new member of our AV Club entered hers in the Novice Class at our recent show and got Best Trailer in Show! And the Trailer class was one of the largest classes.

Dorothea Widerski Apr 22 2016, 13:51 PM

Easy to grow plants

First order in last November and very easy to grow. Very well packaged when I first received it. Have loads of flower buds now and can't wait to see the beautiful flowers.

Hongmei Duan Mar 14 2016, 20:22 PM

Cute little plants

Just received my first order today. A box of securely well packed plants of 8. I'm so impressed with the prompt delivery and specially the packaging. They all come in perfect condition, lovely and healthy, some of them already have flower buds. Unfortunately, I wasnt careful enough even though I tried, I broke off some leaves of two plants. I can't wait to see how they grow one month from now. Yolanda

Yolanda Choi Oct 08 2015, 20:04 PM


Beautiful flowers that are long lasting. I love this plant so much I am ordering another one!.

Anonymous Oct 07 2015, 15:50 PM

Fantastic blooms

This violet blooms continuously with gorgeous blooms !!

Anonymous Sep 16 2015, 12:04 PM

beautiful flowers

I have had this plant for 5+ years and it finally exhausted itself. I need to reorder another one. I miss the flowers it produced.

Anonymous Aug 26 2015, 12:21 PM

pretty and robust

I've had very good success with this variety. It's in almost constant bloom, and very pretty. It looks delicate, but seems to be fairly robust - though it does sulk and stops blooming for a while after transplanting. The flowers on mine are a light "baby girl" pink, with no hint of cream or white. Ditto for a plant I started for a friend, kept under different light conditions.

Anonymous Apr 03 2015, 12:05 PM


This plant is so distinctive. The dark color of the leaf and flower stems contrasts so beautifully with the flowers and leaves. I love it!

Mara Thomas Feb 18 2015, 00:32 AM

Wonderful violet

It is blooming most of the time and it is very easy to keep her.

Lorenza Montes Oct 26 2014, 16:27 PM

Favorite African Violet

I love this one. I ordered my first trailer on 2009 and it quickly took over in size and had many blooms always. Very beautiful, I highly recommend this one. Has beautiful dainty leaves and flowers which are similar to mini roses but violet style. A must have!

Kathalina Adams Oct 12 2014, 14:32 PM

Best indoor plant

This gem is so floriferous -- an unbelievable bloomer with cascading roselets. I've never grown a prettier indoor plant. I was heartbroken when my first succumbed to aphids (my fault -- I didn't do a good job treating it). I'm very glad to buy another one!

Anonymous Oct 11 2014, 03:09 AM


I received my AV order last week and I couldn't believe how wonderful the plants looked. I ordered four and two of them were blossoming. I am so pleased with these violets. Can't wait for them to mature a bit even though they are beautiful as babies. Don't hesitate to order from the Violet Barn, their violets are beautiful...you won't be disappointed.

Bernadette Hodgkins Oct 04 2014, 22:09 PM

Fantastic Bloomer

I bought this plant and in no time it was blooming all over the place. Love it.

Lynn Mckenna Sep 09 2014, 09:55 AM

Classic bloomer!

This plant grows very fast and produces blooms continuously. The flower color is a beautiful classic pink.

Bea Mohaimani Jul 02 2014, 01:02 AM

Rose like

I love, love, love this plant. I am a sucker for roses and this beautiful plant stole my heart. It looks so much like a rose, it is beautiful!

Betty Shaw Apr 06 2014, 16:54 PM

vanilla trail

My daughter bought this plant for me for Christmas. I love this plant! It has huge hands full of little blooms that last a very long time. Robs Vanilla Trail is truly a beautiful plant and well worth having in any collection.

Linda Patterson Feb 23 2014, 20:55 PM

Sweet little, my vanilla trail

I fall in love with this sweet little. The flowers looks alike roses with soft pink color. The plant form is very nice. Easy grow and take care. The blossoms always continue more than 2 months. Very nice and highly recommended.

Nartawan Orvichian Jan 30 2014, 04:22 AM


Vanilla Trail was my first encounter with trailing violets and I was so impressed. Now many years later I'm renewing my love affair with this wonderful plant. You can't miss with this one.

Dru Dawson Oct 09 2013, 14:50 PM

Full of blooms

This blant arrived in full bloom. I ordered two of these on two different orders and both were in full bloom!

Betty Shaw Oct 05 2013, 19:34 PM

love this baby

I love this plant, it constantly blooms and is adorable as centerpiece for my daughters baby shower tea!

karen schmidt Jul 21 2013, 19:58 PM

Amazing Trailer

I received Robs Vanilla Trail about 3 months ago and it has already tripled its size and but out so many blooms! This is my first trailing violet and it is amazing. I am growing it under fluorescent tube lights and it is thriving. I would recommend this plant to anyone interested in growing trailing african violets for its ease of care.

Marcel Royal Dec 13 2012, 20:26 PM

Hardy one

When I bought this trailing violet, I had no idea what to expect. Right away it started blooming and I repotted it when it was to large for the original container. The second time I repotted I accidently pulled a good portion of the root system from the plant. I was so upset. I went ahead and put it into the pretty pot I had selected, torn roots and all. I watched it closely for wilting. Not only did it survive, but today it is a large thriving violet that looks like a twin to the photograph here. This is a wonderful violet to watch grow.

Brenda G Oct 28 2012, 20:24 PM

cutest thing

I bought this plant about a year ago and had it hanging in my window. It has bloomed practically all the time. It has tripled in size and is just the cutest thing. The flowers are so petite. I love the plants that the Violet Barn sells, I will continue to buy until I have no more room.

maria de la cruz Oct 10 2012, 15:08 PM

Wonderful violet

I got this little violet about 5 months ago from Violet Barn. It arrived well packed and in excellent shape. It started flowering quickly, and became my favorite violet - just a gorgeous plant, every bit as pretty as the picture. It's healthy and loaded with delicate little flowers.

Leslie Goodwin Sep 25 2012, 00:57 AM

Awesome little grower

I adore this lovely plant. The blooms are such a wonderful shade of cream and they seem to never stop producing. The growth habit is wonderful and the plant shapes nicely on it's own. I grow it on a top shelf under one WS and one cool white. It is wicked. This has quickly become one of my favorites.

Gayle Coble May 03 2012, 12:58 PM

Vanilla Trail

I am new at raising miniatures. My Vanilla Trail is the best so far and looks just like in the picture. It's terrific. Tons of blooms and a lovely trailing habit. I recommend it for all first time miniature buyers.

Kathryn Mar 29 2012, 17:54 PM

Blooms like crazy

I received this over a month ago and it has sprouted buds and blooms like you won't believe! I don't fuss over it much, the only thing I do is use Rob's self-watering pot and put it in a shady, well-lit spot. The plant continues to be a mini, but the blooms keep coming!

Hazel Bancroft Sep 16 2011, 09:39 AM


I have had this wonderful plant for two years no and he is big and always has blooms. Vistors come to my home and want to take it home. I have to watch little vanilla very closely.

W Hendrix Jun 17 2011, 13:05 PM


I have grown a couple of different trailers and this one is definitely my favorite (although they are all beautiful). In fact, I am purchasing another one as a gift for a friend.

Heather Gallegos May 08 2011, 20:42 PM


I have 2 of the Robs Vanilla Trail, and both are in constant bloom and seem to grow over night, with new blooms. They are in a south window. This trailer is my favorite, and I'm sure it will become yours too. This is another 5 star plant. Thanks Rob for a great little girl

Raina Apr 26 2011, 19:44 PM

Vanilla Trailing

I received this plant a few days ago in full bloom, it is a precious beautiful plant. You must order this. You will be so happy. Violetbarn is #1 for all my violet needs

Raina Snell Jan 19 2011, 19:48 PM

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