Flower, Grandpa Ott's

Ipomoea purpurea
$2.99 to $5.25
SKU: 0050
  • 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.

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(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.

Direct Seed: 1/2" Deep

Germination: 15-21 Days

Thin: 4-6" Apart

Support: Trellis or Arbor