Streambank Wild Hollyhock
90 - 180 cm
acid - neutral
Iliamna is a genus of 7 similar species all native to N-America. The genus seems to be named after Iliamna lake in Alaska, although none of it's species grow in Alaska. The genus belongs to the mallow family, Malvaceaea and like many species of that family, they are tall, bushy plants with tall spikes of flowers which resemble hollyhocks.
Division in spring.
Seed - sown in January - February.
Seed boiled for 2 min. before it is sown. Seed is then just covered and refrigerated for a month before it is moved to 20°C (68°F) until germination.
Tall plant resembling a hollyhock.