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Triumph Tulip Bulbs Gavota

Gavota or the Tuxedo Tulip is dramatically marked with rich gold, white and then wine red center flames on each petal. Perfect for an elegant garden.

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Details:

Height: 16-18" tall
Bulb Spacing: 9 bulbs per sq. ft.
Bloom Time: Mid spring
Zones: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Shipping: Shipping begins in September based on ground temperatures, coldest zones first.

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Details
SKU B4TUL10
Common Name Triumph Tulips
Botanical Name Tulipa
Zones 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Ships As Bulb, Rhizome, Tuber
Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Flower Color Red, Yellow
Estimated Mature Height 16-18" tall
Bulb Size 12/+ cm
Bulb Spacing 9 bulbs per sq. ft.
Planting Depth Plant 5" deep
Bloom Time Mid spring
Planting Season Fall
Will Tolerate Loamy Soil, Drought/Dry Soil
Soil Moisture Average, Well Draining
Suggested Uses Cut Flowers, Borders, Showy Flowers, Easy to Grow
Ships to Canada No
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Description
This unique tulip carries one of the most definite color schemes of them all. There are many with three colors, but very few with such consistent, perfect flaming, bloom to bloom. A garden of Gavota gives a very formal, planned appearance to any space. With rich gold, white, and then wine red center flames on each petal, the effect is one of great gardening. And that means your neighbors will be stunned when your garden of Gavota blooms next spring. Some people call this one The Tuxedo Tulip.''
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3.8

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4.0

did well in my mother garden-clay.

By ASR

from KY USA

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        Comments about Triumph Tulip Bulbs Gavota:

        Did well when a lot of tulips
        don't.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes
         
        4.0

        So Elegant !

        By Brian's Garden

        from Raleigh NC

        Verified Reviewer

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              Comments about Triumph Tulip Bulbs Gavota:

              These Tulips have full blooms, but they didn't grow as tall as I thought the package said they would, maybe like 8 inches now and they seem to be in bloom a little early for that the Tete-a-Tete Daffodils haven't bloomed yet, nor have the Alliums. Because they didn't grow as tall as expected, that's why I only gave them 4 stars, but they do have Beautiful colors.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              5.0

              Prettier than they look in photo

              By revclaus

              from Denver, Colorado

              Verified Reviewer

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                  • Container
                  • Grouped Alone
                  • Mixed Spring Bulbs

                  Comments about Triumph Tulip Bulbs Gavota:

                  I bought these about 5 years ago in a bag of mixed mid-spring bulbs. They bloomed with red and orange tulips and grape hyacinths. I'm in zone 5b, so I always plant pots of spring bulbs in the fall. They winter over nicely and bloomed mid-May.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

                  (0 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  1.0

                  gave bulbs at shower,do not know result

                  By jan

                  from ohio

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                        Comments about Triumph Tulip Bulbs Gavota:

                        as they were given as a gift I do not know the results

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • Yes

                        (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        beautiful bulb

                        By Donna Jo

                        from Gardendale, Alabama

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                            • Borders naturalizing

                            Comments about Triumph Tulip Bulbs Gavota:

                            beautiful bulb that bloomed first season , even though I planted them late

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                            How-To Guides

                            History of Daffodils and Tulips

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                            About Planting Bulbs in Fall

                            Improving Garden Soil

                            Growing Plants in Containers


                            What is a "Quality Bulb," and Why Does Bulb Quality Matter?

                            Flower bulbs come in a wide variety of sizes. It is important to get the largest, best quality bulbs you can find. Larger bulbs help to ensure success, producing larger and stronger plants with more flowers.

                            Several flower bulbs are part of the onion family, and because of this I like to use Onions as a representation of how important bulb size is. Which of the onions on your shelf go bad first? The smallest ones! Larger onions are more resilient, taking longer to dry out/rot and can withstand swings in temperature better. Flower bulbs are the same. Larger bulbs will withstand disease, draught, large amounts of moisture, and colder temperatures significantly better than the smaller ones.

                            Here at American Meadows we are committed to providing you with the highest quality bulbs. This means we do everything we can to source the largest bulbs possible. Below is a comparison of bulbs purchased from three different retail stores:

                            Each of the glass tubes contains 20 Dutch Master Daffodils. Starting from the left, the first tube is what is sold here at American Meadows, the middle tube was purchased at a local “Home Supply” box store, and the third is another online retailer. The difference is easily noticeable.

                            The next picture is the same comparison, but with Tulip Bulbs:

                            Again, our bulbs are quite a bit larger than other retailers.

                            Other things to be aware of when it comes to bulb quality is making sure they are firm and without signs of external damage or cracking. Do your best to avoid bulbs that are already growing and have shoots or freshly grown roots. This is difficult when purchasing online, but if you are ordering through a reputable company, they should be checking for these things regularly.

                            Next time you are looking to buy bulbs, think about how much time you put into planning and planting your garden and then anxiously waiting for your flowers to grow and bloom. Don’t be disappointed after all that effort by planting sub-par bulbs. Buy the largest, firmest, disease free bulbs you can afford, and you will have the best possible results.

                            Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
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                              Darwin Tulip Bulbs Apeldoorn Elite

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                            Shipping

                            Shipping begins in September based on ground temperatures, coldest zones first.

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                            As soon as your order is placed you will receive a confirmation email. You will receive a second email the day your order ships telling you how it has been sent. Fall bulbs are shipped at the proper planting time for your hardiness zone. Perennial orders may arrive separately from bulbs and seeds. If your order requires more than one shipment, there is no additional shipping charge. See our Shipping Information page for approximate ship dates and more detailed information. If you need express shipping or have any questions, please call Customer Service toll-free at (877) 270-5187 or Contact Us by email.

                            Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
                            • Darwin Tulip Bulbs Apeldoorn Elite

                              Darwin Tulip Bulbs Apeldoorn Elite

                            • The Poet's Daffodil Bulbs Actaea

                              The Poet's Daffodil Bulbs Actaea

                            • Releasable Bulb Planter

                              Releasable Bulb Planter

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