Morning Glory Grandpa Ott Ipomoea Purpurea is an annual twining vine that is one of the original Bavarian varieties of Morning Glory. Morning Glory Grandpa Ott seeds can be started directly outdoors in the spring after last frost, and this selection of Ipomoea Purpurea looks absolutely stunning quickly forming a romantic leafy canopy of heart-shaped foliage and blooming with large, rich, royal-purple, velvety, trumpet-shaped flowers that are subtly accented with a wine-red star and pink throat. The trumpet-shaped flowers always attract and satisfy bees, butterflies and hummingbirds.
Morning Glory Grandpa Ott is a vigorous, early-blooming vine that blossoms throughout the season, and it is great in containers, hanging baskets or as a fast growing annual ground cover. In order to boost germination the hard coated Ipomoea Purpurea seeds can be nicked or soaked overnight in warm water. Morning Glory Grandpa Ott is the virtually pest and disease free annual flower that thrives in full sun and average evenly moist, but well drained soil.
Height: 100-120 Inches (Vining)
Bloom Season: Summer/Fall
Environment: Sun/Partial Shade
Soil Type: Rich/Average/Poor/Moist well-drained, pH 6.1-7-8
USDA Zones: All Regions of North America
Sow Indoors: Winter/Spring (4-6 weeks before last frost)
Sow Outdoors: Spring/Fall
Seed Depth: 1/4 Inch
Germination Time: 10-20 Days