Single Packet of 100 Seeds
Populate a fence or trellis with the Grandpa Ott Morning Glory, from freshly harvested Ipomoea purpurea flower seeds. Depending on lighting conditions, Grandpa Ott will produce violet colored blooms, with white-pink throats. The trumpet shaped flowers open up to about 3 inches in diameter, exposing a magenta colored star, on it's saucer like petals. Each plant will grow to an astounding 7 to 13 feet in length.
This heirloom vine has been used for decades, to cover old fences with it's attractive, spade shaped leaves and cheery flowers. It is also used on porches and balconies, covering railings, posts and pillars as well. Although Grandpa Ott Morning Glory is sought after by many gardeners across the world, you might be surprised to learn that in some states, it is considered an invasive species. You should consider checking into which varieties of Morning Glory plants are allowed in your state, if any at all. The plants themselves do not require much maintenance and grow vigorously when left unattended for weeks at a time.
Grandpa Ott Morning Glory is categorized as an annual flowering climber. It's leaves, flowers and vining stems will grow quickly from fresh Ipomoea seeds. Once established, the plants will bloom profusely through the summer months, later dying with the first killing frost. Seeds can be collected at the end of the season, once the flowers have dried out. The seeds can sometimes fall to the bare ground beneath, just before the first frost, allowing these beautiful plants to regrow the following season.
Grow Grandpa Ott Morning Glory plants directly outdoors to enjoy it's masses of gorgeous blooms. It's sea of color will be sure to attract an array of beneficial insects to the garden, such as butterflies, bumblebees, hummingbirds & honeybees as well. Check out our "Vines" category to create a gorgeous color combination with more than 20 varieties of climbers to choose from.