Morning Glory Grandpa Otts

Morning Glory Grandpa Otts - Seeds & Bulbs

Morning Glory
Grandpa Otts

(Ipomoea purpurea)

'Grandpa Otts' is so stunning that it helped inspire the formation of The Seed Saver's Exchange. The color is an intense violet-blue, with a vivid, incandescent ruby star in the center. The vine will cover fences and trellises, or can be grown as a gorundcover. Also looks great in hanging baskets or pots. Very easy to grow. Originally introduced in 1930.

Approximate Count: 50 seeds

Flower Type: Annual
Bloom Time: Summer to Fall
Height: 8' - 10' vine
Exposure: Full Sun

When to Sow Outside: In spring after last frost or early summer.
When to Sow Inside: 4-6 weeks before planting outside.
Seed Depth: 1/2 "
Seed Spacing: 1"
Days to Emerge: 5 - 15
Thinning: When 2" tall thin to 6" - 12" apart

Tip: Soak the seeds overnight for faster germination.

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