Morning Glory Scarlet O’Hara – Item #199


This vigorous and showy vine produces masses of dazzling scarlet blossoms with deep green foliage. Perfect for beautifying fences, arbors and trellises. Also good for covering bare slopes and tree stumps. Great for dry areas. It won an All America Selections Gold Medal in 1939.

Caution: We can NOT sell or ship this variety to Arkansas. Please do not order if your shipping address is in any of these states.

SKU: 00000149 Categories: ,

Additional information

Weight 1.5 g
Dimensions .125 × 3.25 × 4.5 in

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: 1/4″ (6mm)

Spacing: 2″ (5cm)

Sprouts In: 7-10 days

Thinning: 6″ (15cm)

Direct sow seeds in spring in moist, well-drained soil when soil has warmed to 64°F. Morning Glory flowers best in a sunny location protected from wind. For earliest bloom, start indoors six weeks before last frost date. Tolerates poor soil and prefers drier conditions but be sure to water during dry periods.

For best germination, soak seeds in water overnight before planting.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Ipomoea tricolor

Height: 10-20′ (3-6m)

Bloom Period: summer

Type: annual

Attributes: AAS winner