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Rhodiola rosea

Rhodiola rosea

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A beautiful arctic sedum look-a-like that has been used medicinally for centuries by both Inuit people and Viking warriors. The rose-scented root is used today to improve learning and memory, combat depression, and aid weight loss.

Grow in full sun at high altitudes or part shade at lower elevations. Good drainage is essential.

Zones: 1 to 8

Family: Crassulaceae

Type: Perennial

Height: 2 to 16 in.

Spread: 6 to 12 in.

Exposure: Full Sun

Soil Conditions: Average

Bloom Time: May to June

Bloom Color: yellowish

Native Range: wild Arctic regions of Europe, including Britain, Asia and North America

Image Credits:

  • Image 1 (spring) picture taken by Olaf Leillinger, CC BY-SA 2.5 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5>, via Wikimedia Commons
  • Image 2 (spring) Oda230, CC BY-SA 3.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0>, via Wikimedia Commons
  • Image 3 (summer) Randi Hausken from Bærum, Norway, CC BY-SA 2.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0>, via Wikimedia Commons
  • Image 4 (fall) SiberianJay, CC BY-SA 4.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0>, via Wikimedia Commons


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