Grandpa Ott's Morning Glory Seeds


5 out of 5 stars
(1 review)
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. Caution: Parts of this plant are toxic if ingested.

We cannot ship this variety to Arizona or as per state regulations. Please do not order if your shipping address is in these states.

$2.29 1.5 grams (~36 seeds)

Botanical Name: Ipomoea purpurea

Family: Convolvulaceae

Native: Neotropics

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"

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Grandpa Ott's Morning Glory Seeds Reviews

1 review

mixed results

5 out of 5 stars Jan 16, 2019
I've grown this for two years now, the first year they were out of controle beautiful. I also ended up with a little pink surprise (a pink flowering vine mixed in with the purples). The second year, I think the Japanese beetles figured out where I was growing it because the leaves were getting pretty thoroughly munched. It still grew well and flowered, but it didn't look as appealing.
Heather Brook from NH
Owner Response: Hi Heather! Japanese beetles can sure be challenging, but there is a successful organic solution called Milky Spore. It is applied to the soil and eliminated the beetles in the grub stage. The pest control will ensure plants have enough leaves to be healthy and bloom prolifically for you again. Happy Gardening!

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