Ipomea purpurea) [Family heirloom from Diane Ott Whealy.] This is one of the original varieties that started Seed Saver’s Exchange and the whole heirlooms movement. Beautiful deep-purple flowers with a ruby throat that can climb 15 ft. or more. Reliably self-seeds here on our central Virginia farm and at Heritage Farm in Iowa. Pkt (1 g, 25 seeds)

Growing instructions: Annual. Germination: 70°F, 14 days. Full sun. Soak seeds 2 days, changing water every 12 hours, then direct sow or transplant after frost. Space 8 in. apart. 65 days.

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For growing instructions, see the end of each variety description.