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Jimmy Triumph Tulip

 

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Regular Price: $13.98

Sale $9.09

per Bag of 10 You save: 35%
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Jimmy is one of the brightest and most beautiful tulips around, with fluorescent-pink blooms that take on a shimmering gold-orange edge. The colorful show is even more spectacular when this Triumph tulip opens up and reveals its gorgeous yellow eye and contrasting black anthers.

Zones 2 - 8
Advantages
Easy to Grow
Easy to Grow
Cut Flowers
Cut Flowers
Containers
Containers
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Full Sun
Half Sun / Half Shade
Half Sun / Half Shade
Mature Plant Size 12-14" tall
Bulb Spacing9 bulbs per sq. ft.
Bloom Time Mid spring
Size Bag of 10 - Bulb Size: 12 cm
SKU 77TUL10

Plant Information

Jimmy does what Triumph Tulips do best---flaunt spectacular colors. Imagine a bed next spring of these candy-colored beauties! Brightest pink and shimmering gold.
SKU 77TUL10
Common Name Triumph Tulip Jimmy
Botanical Name Tulipa Jimmy
Zones 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Ships As Bulb, Rhizome, Tuber
Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Flower Color Orange
Mature Height 12-14" tall
Bulb Size 12 cm
Bulb Spacing 9 bulbs per sq. ft.
Planting Depth Plant 5" deep
Bloom Time Mid spring
Planting Time Fall
Soil Type Loamy Soil, Drought/Dry Soil
Soil Moisture Average, Well Draining
Advantages Easy to Grow, Cut Flowers, Containers
Poisonous or Toxic to Animals Yes - Bulbs, blooms, leaves, and stems all contain toxic compounds, which are most concentrated in the bulb.
Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada No

Planting & Care

Daffodil Bulbs Comparison

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.

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Shipping

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

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) 309-7333 or contact us by email.

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American MeadowsJimmy Triumph Tulip
 
4.5

(based on 10 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Accurate instructions (6)
  • Attractive (6)
  • Healthy (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Garden (7)
  • Outdoors (3)
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    • Avid gardener (7)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (6)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Absolutely beautiful!

I planted these in the front beds of my special events and catering venue, a restored antebellum home. I have had more compliments and questions about these tulips than any others I have in...Read complete review

I planted these in the front beds of my special events and catering venue, a restored antebellum home. I have had more compliments and questions about these tulips than any others I have in the ground. The color is stunning, they have large, full cups. Absolutely gorgeous! I can't stay away from the tulip sales! I find myself ordering more and more each year!

VS

Most Liked Negative Review

 

Not Triumphant

Followed instructions and planted with the Daydream Darwin tulips that I ordered at the same time. The Darwin tulips bloomed with no problem, but the Jimmy Triumph tulips started blooming greyish, muted petals...Read complete review

Followed instructions and planted with the Daydream Darwin tulips that I ordered at the same time. The Darwin tulips bloomed with no problem, but the Jimmy Triumph tulips started blooming greyish, muted petals and hardly had a straight stem - they fell limp and started wilting almost immediately. I will not be ordering these again!

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2.0

Not Triumphant

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from Madison, AL

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  • Accurate Instructions

Cons

  • Pests & Disease

Best Uses

  • Garden
  • Outdoors

Comments about American Meadows Jimmy Triumph Tulip:

Followed instructions and planted with the Daydream Darwin tulips that I ordered at the same time. The Darwin tulips bloomed with no problem, but the Jimmy Triumph tulips started blooming greyish, muted petals and hardly had a straight stem - they fell limp and started wilting almost immediately. I will not be ordering these again!

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5.0

Jimmy is GORGEOUS!!!!!!

By 

from VT

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Pros

  • Accurate Instructions
  • Attractive
  • Hardy

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Garden

    Comments about American Meadows Jimmy Triumph Tulip:

    Wow- Jimmy is one beautiful tulip- the pictures do it no justice... Be careful not to plant too deep. Jimmy is a truly lovely tulip, a bright and exciting gem in our tulip bed

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    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Astounding Quality

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    from Olympia, Washington

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    Pros

    • Accurate Instructions
    • Attractive
    • Georgous
    • Healthy
    • Versatile

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Garden
      • Outdoors
      • Patio
      • Planter

      Comments about American Meadows Jimmy Triumph Tulip:

      Will never buy sub par retail bulbs now that I have discovered and grown American Meadows bulbs!

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      5.0

      Yes I would buy these agsin

      By 

      from Worcester, Massachusetts's

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      Pros

      • Accurate Instructions
      • Attractive
      • Fragrant
      • Hardy
      • Healthy
      • Lightweight
      • Versatile

      Cons

      • Small In Size

      Best Uses

      • Garden
      • Outdoors

      Comments about American Meadows Jimmy Triumph Tulip:

      Beautiful arrays of orange.

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      5.0

      Beautiful color, elegant full shape and useful height

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      from Massachusetts

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      • Accurate Instructions
      • Attractive
      • Attractive Foliage
      • Healthy

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        • Garden
        • Memorial Planting

        Comments about American Meadows Jimmy Triumph Tulip:

        Shorter height very useful in gardens or for memorial plantings. Very neat foliage, not overwhelming and messy as on some tulips. Tulips flowers are very full and the color has to be seen - just beautiful!

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        4.0

        excited to see next year

        By 

        from Gardendale,Alabama

        Comments about American Meadows Jimmy Triumph Tulip:

        These bulbs I planted late...will have to wait on them next season. Bulbs came looking healthy !!

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Not sure how the deer would like them

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        from Fayetteville, NY

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        Pros

        • Large Bulb Size
        • Long Bloom Time
        • Low Maintenance
        • Vivid Colors

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Border Control
          • Cut Flowers

          Comments about American Meadows Jimmy Triumph Tulip:

          I planted these with daffodils and hyacinths but was concerned about actually seeing them before the deer chewed them off. I was rewarded with glorious blooms that came and went before the deer were aware of their presence apparently since none of them were chewed away. It was a beautiful sight.

          (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Pretty

          By 

          from Borger, TX

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          Pros

          • Long Bloom Time
          • Reliable Growth

          Cons

          • Colors Not As Expected

          Best Uses

            Comments about American Meadows Jimmy Triumph Tulip:

            These tulip bulbs are lovely; however, they're not quite as vibrant as the photograph shows them to be. I'd try something else if you're looking for truly vibrant colors.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Stunning

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            from Wilmington, DE

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            • Attractive

            Cons

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              • Garden

              Comments about American Meadows Jimmy Triumph Tulip:

              You will not believe your eyes when these open. I went in the backyard and saw these had bloomed and was blown away by the huge blooms and vibrant color. I have never grown or cared about tulips, but I do now. If there is one tulip to have it's Jimmy. Of course, I wanted to take pics to send to my mother and the battery was dead in the camera, per Murphy's law.

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              (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Absolutely beautiful!

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              from Greensboro, NC

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              • Accurate Instructions
              • Attractive
              • Healthy

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                • Garden
                • Lawn

                Comments about American Meadows Jimmy Triumph Tulip:

                I planted these in the front beds of my special events and catering venue, a restored antebellum home. I have had more compliments and questions about these tulips than any others I have in the ground. The color is stunning, they have large, full cups. Absolutely gorgeous! I can't stay away from the tulip sales! I find myself ordering more and more each year!

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                • Business

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                USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

                To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

                • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
                • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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