An old-fashioned variety in royal purple to brighten the garden. Brought to America from Bavaria in the 1870s.
'Grandpa Ott's' is an exquisite, dependable bloomer. This vigorous vine with gorgeous flowers and beautiful heart-shaped leaves will cover fences and trellises, trail on the ground, or hang from large baskets or containers. May self-sow. Caution: Most parts of this plant are poisonous if ingested.
We cannot ship this variety to Arizona or Arkansas as per state regulations. Please do not order if your shipping address is in these states.
Variety Info2"–3" across, rich royal purple petals marked with a vivid, almost incandescent ruby star, and a pinkish-white throat
4 to 6 weeks before transplanting outside. Sow into a biodegradable pot that can be directly planted in the ground to avoid disturbing roots.
RECOMMENDED: 1 to 2 weeks after your average last frost date. Plants started too early outside will end up less vigorous than plants started when warmer.