syn. Golden root, Rose root
yellow (male), red (female)
June - July
sun - partial shade
acid - neutral - alkaline
the arctic of the northern hemisphere, mountains in Europe, Central-Asia and N-America, Iceland
Rhodiola is a genus in the family Crassulaceae, native to mountains and arctic regions in the northern hemisphere, the majority in China. One species is native to Iceland.
Disvision in spring or fall.
Seed - sown in September - November.
Seed not covered and stored outside until germination.
Native plant, sometimes grown in gardens. It is dioecious, which means that plants have either male or female flowers. The flowers on male plants are yellow, but are reddish on female plants.