Grandpa Ott's Morning Glory Seeds

Heirloom

#1154
Availability: In Stock
'Grandpa Ott's' is an exquisite, dependable bloomer. This vigorous vine with gorgeous flowers and beautiful heart-shaped leaves will cover fences and trellises, trail on the ground, or hang from large baskets or containers. May self-sow. Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds. Grown as an annual, although perennial in USDA zones 10 and warmer. Deer resistant. Caution: Most parts of this plant are poisonous if ingested.
$1.89 1.5 grams

Botanical Name: Ipomoea purpurea

Native: Convolvulaceae

Hardiness: Perennial in USDA zones 10 and warmer; usually grown as an annual

Plant Dimensions: 8'–10' tall

Variety Information: 2"–3" across, rich royal purple petals marked with a vivid, almost incandescent ruby star, and a pinkish-white throat

Exposure: Full sun

Bloom Period: Summer to frost

Attributes: Attracts Pollinators, Deer Resistant

When to Sow Outside: RECOMMENDED: 1 to 2 weeks after your average last frost date. Plants started too early outside will end up less vigorous than plants started when warmer.

When to Start Inside: 4 to 6 weeks before transplanting outside. Sow into a biodegradable pot that can be directly planted in the ground to avoid disturbing roots.

Days to Emerge: 5–15 days

Seed Depth: ½"

Seed Spacing: A groupf of 3 seeds every 6"–12"

Thinning: When 2" tall, thin to 1 every 6"–12"