Ipomoea purpurea 'Grandpa Ott'

The best morning glory for our climate, which grows happily and flowers prolifically all summer and early autumn. More
50 seeds 050007 £1.95 In stock
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The best morning glory for our climate, which grows happily and flowers prolifically all summer and early autumn.

Genus Ipomoea
Group/Species purpurea
Variety Grandpa Ott
Type Annual Climber, Half-Hardy Annual Climber
Common Name Morning Glory
Border Position Climber
Soil Type Clay, Fertile, Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 2.1-2.7m (7-9ft)
Spacing 1.2m (4ft)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting To soften the seed coating and speed up germination, stand the seeds in tepid water for a day or two before sowing. Sow the seed in full sun in a moist compost.
Care Tips Easy to grow in most soils, position in a light location and water frequently. Dead head to encourage repeat blooms.
Flowering June - September
Harvesting Flower production 3 months
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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Ipomoea purpurea 'Grandpa Ott' reviews

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Peter

I made the mistake of sowing too soon in March and planting out in May. They did not like the cool weather but have picked up and are a lovely addition to the garden.