purple morning glory flower

Grandpa Ott's Morning Glory Seeds

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Grandpa Ott's Morning Glory Seeds

(Ipomoea purpurea) One of two plants that inspired the creation of Seed Savers Exchange, this morning glory bears beautiful deep-purple flowers with red stars at their center.

 

This self-sowing annual—given to SSE co-founder Diane Ott Whealy by her Grandpa Ott who lived on a 40-acre farm in St. Lucas, Iowa—can climb to 15 feet tall, if given a support to grow on.

 

  • One of two seeds that started it all!
  • 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

Packet of 100 seeds