Grandpa Ott’s Morning Glory


Currently out of stock.

One of the original varieties that started The Seed Savers Exchange and, in many ways, the whole heirloom seed movement. This variety was brought to America by German immigrants and is now spread world-wide. Beautiful purple flowers with a red star in the middle. Plants can easily climb 15’ or more if given adequate support. Self-seeding hardy annual.




Additional information

Seed Type


Package Size:

1/8 oz, 1/4 oz, 1/2 oz, 1 oz, 4 oz, 8 oz, 1 lb, Wholesale Pricing (per lb)

Latin Name:

Ipomoea purpurea


7-21 days


75-100 days

Flower Color

Deep purple with center reddish-pink star

Bloom Season:

Summer to Fall

Life Cycle


Plant Height:


Support Needed:

Trellis or Lattice


Full Sun

Planting Method:

Direct Sow

Planting Depth:



Plant 2-3" apart; thin to 8-10" when plants are 2" tall

Seed Count

+/- 1,275 per ounce; 20,430 per pound

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Wholesale Customers

For wholesale pricing and availability, please contact our office at (608) 437-9081.


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