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    Gavota

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    Product Information
    🚚 Shipping Starts: Last week of September '24
    📦 Quantity per Package: 10 Bulbs

    Specifications
    ☀️ Light Required: Full Sun / Partial Shade
    🌷 Height: 18-20"
    🌸 Blooming Period: Mid Spring
    🌱 Bulb Size: 12/+
    Planting Distance: 4-5"
    Planting Depth: 6"
    📍 Hardiness Zone: Zone 3-8
    🦌 Deer Resistant: No
    💐 Minimum Bulbs for Effect: 10-15
    Gavota

    About Gavota

    Don't miss your chance to invite the Tulip Gavota into your life. With its captivating colors, fringed petals, this flower is a showstopper that will leave your heart aflutter. Get ready to witness floral perfection with the Tulip Gavota! Sit back, relax, and watch the Tulip Gavota work its magic.

    • Majestic hues: Watch in awe as the Tulip Gavota showcases a mesmerizing blend of deep purple and velvety black. 
    • Petal prima donna: Each petal of the Tulip Gavota is blessed with a delicate fringed edge, adding an extra touch of elegance to its already captivating appearance. It's the prima donna of the flower world!
    • Sturdy stems

    How to plant and take care of Gavota

    • Choose a sunny spot in your garden where the Tulip Gavota can soak up the warmth and bask in the spotlight.
    • Dig a hole that's about three times the depth of the bulb, giving it plenty of room to grow and show off its fabulousness.
    • Place the Tulip Gavota bulb in the hole with the pointed end facing upwards. Handle it with care, as this little bulb is a delicate diva!
    • Cover the bulb with soil and give it a gentle pat, ensuring it's snug and cozy in its new home.
    • Water your Tulip Gavota regularly, but be mindful not to drown its delicate roots. Think of it as giving it a refreshing drink, not a full-blown spa treatment.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    The best place to plant Gavota Tulip bulbs is in a location that receives full sun or partial shade. These bulbs prefer well-draining soil with a pH level between 6 and 7. It's important to choose a site with good air circulation to prevent the bulbs from rotting. Before planting, ensure the soil is loose and amended with organic matter to enhance drainage. Dig a hole about 6 inches deep and place the bulb with the pointed end facing upwards. Space the bulbs approximately 4 to 5 inches apart. Remember to water the bulbs after planting and maintain consistent moisture throughout the growing season.

    After Gavota Tulips have finished flowering, it's important to allow the foliage to die back naturally. This process allows the plant to store energy in the bulb for the following year's growth. Avoid cutting or removing the foliage until it turns yellow and withers completely. During this period, continue watering the plants as normal to support bulb development. Once the foliage has completely died back, it can be safely removed. However, it's recommended to leave the bulbs in the ground rather than digging them up, as they will benefit from the natural cycle of cold and warmth during winter and spring.

    To promote faster growth of Gavota Tulips, there are several key factors to consider. Firstly, ensure the bulbs are planted in a location that receives ample sunlight, as this is essential for their growth and development. Additionally, providing well-draining soil with good fertility is crucial. Prior to planting, incorporate organic matter or compost into the soil to enhance its nutrient content. Adequate watering is important, especially during the active growth phase, but be cautious not to overwater as it can lead to bulb rot. Applying a balanced fertilizer formulated for flowering bulbs in early spring can also provide essential nutrients for faster growth. Finally, removing weeds around the plants will help minimize competition for nutrients and resources.

    Deadheading Gavota Tulips is not necessary, but it can be beneficial for the overall health and appearance of the plant. Deadheading refers to the removal of spent flowers after they have withered. By removing the faded blooms, you prevent the plant from channeling energy into seed production, allowing it to redirect resources to bulb development. This can result in larger and healthier bulbs for the following year. To deadhead Gavota Tulips, simply snap off the wilted flower heads or cut them using clean garden shears. However, if you appreciate the aesthetic appeal of the seed heads or wish to collect seeds for propagation, you may choose to leave the flowers intact.

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