Morning Glory Ipomoea Grandpa Otts

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One the most popular Heirloom varieties, producing huge displays of deep purple-blue blooms, each with a red star in its throat on extremely vigorous vines.

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Morning Glory Ipomoea Grandpa Otts

Morning Glory Ipomoea Grandpa Otts. One the most popular Heirloom varieties, producing huge displays of deep purple-blue blooms, each with a red star in its throat on extremely vigorous vines (10-15ft).  Flowers open early in the morning for a spectacular show. Great for trellis and fence. Grows best in full sun.  Very easy to grow in a wide range of soils and suitable for large pots.

Cultivation Advice Morning Glory Ipomoea Grandpa Otts

Days To Germination:  5-14

Planting Depth:  1/4 – 3/4 inch

Spacing, Plant: 6-8 inches

Light:  Full Sun

  • Soak seeds overnight in warm water for 24 hours before planting in early to mid spring under cover with warmth.
  • Cover seed with1/4 to 3/4 inch fine soil. Keep soil moderately moist during germination.
  • These can be planted directly outside after the soil has warmed in late spring.
  • Thin to 6 to 8 inches when seedlings are 4 inches tall and acclimatise steadily outdoors after all danger of frost has passed.
  • These will require support to ramble.
  • Do not over-water or fertilize. Plant in full sun in well drained somewhat poor soil.
  • This is a cultivated variety that does not spread or become invasive like its wild cousin and will die with the first frost.