Ipomoea nil 'Grandpa Ott'

Ipomoea nil 'Grandpa Ott'

approx 30 seeds £2.99
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<ul><br><li><b>Position:</b> full sun<li><b>Soil:</b> moderately fertile, well-drained soil<li><b>Rate of growth: </b> average<li><b>Flowering period: </b> June to August<li><b>Hardiness: </b> tender annual<br><br>Throughout the summer, this annual climber produces a continous supply of eye-catching, trumpet-shaped flowers in sumptuous shades of rich purple and plum, which open in the morning and last for just one day. Fast-growing and very decorative, it is attractive to bees and other beneficial insects, and is ideal for covering a pergola or wall in a sunny, sheltered site.<br><br><li><b>Garden care:</b>Soak the seeds in water for 24 hours before sowing to soften them up and then plant 2.5mm deep into small pots filled with a freely draining compost. Keep them at around 20°C and water when necessary. Thin out carefully when large enough to handle taking care not to damage the roots and harden off before planting out after all frosts.<br><br><li><b>Sow:</b> March-May<br><br><li><b>Flowering:</b> June-September<br><br><li><b>Approximate quantity:</b> 30 seeds.<br><br></li></ul>
  • Harmful if eaten


  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: moderately fertile, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: June to August
  • Hardiness: tender annual

    Throughout the summer, this annual climber produces a continous supply of eye-catching, trumpet-shaped flowers in sumptuous shades of rich purple and plum, which open in the morning and last for just one day. Fast-growing and very decorative, it is attractive to bees and other beneficial insects, and is ideal for covering a pergola or wall in a sunny, sheltered site.

  • Garden care:Soak the seeds in water for 24 hours before sowing to soften them up and then plant 2.5mm deep into small pots filled with a freely draining compost. Keep them at around 20°C and water when necessary. Thin out carefully when large enough to handle taking care not to damage the roots and harden off before planting out after all frosts.

  • Sow: March-May

  • Flowering: June-September

  • Approximate quantity: 30 seeds.

  • Harmful if eaten
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