Flower, Grandpa Ott's
- Self-seeding hardy annual plants grow vines of over 15 feet long
- Deep purple flowers with red star in throat
- Climbs trellises and support structures
Please note: The Arizona Department of Agriculture prohibits the sale of any plant in the genus of Ipomoea, which includes Grandpa Ott's Morning Glory flower.
(Ipomoea purpurea) One of the original Bavarian varieties that started SSE. Given to Kent and Diane Ott Whealy in 1972 by her grandfather, Baptist John Ott, who lived on a 40-acre farm near St. Lucas, Iowa. Beautiful deep purple flower with a red star in its throat. Reliably self-seeds each year. Plants will climb 15' or more, if given support. Self-seeding hardy annual at Heritage Farm.
Learn to Grow it
Direct Seed: 1/2" Deep
Germination: 15-21 Days
Thin: 4-6" Apart
Support: Trellis or Arbor
Instructions - Plant seeds outdoors after the last frost. Seeds can be slightly chipped and soaked in warm water for 24 hours before planting for better results. Prefers full sun and moist average soil.