Mýrastigi

Rhodiola rosea

Arctic root

syn. Golden root, Rose root

Crassulaceae

Height

30 cm

Flower colour

yellow (male), red (female)

Flowering time

June - July

Foliage colour

gray-green

Sunlight

sun - partial shade

Soil

well drained

pH

acid - neutral - alkaline

Hardiness

hardy

Plant range

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.

Propagation:


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.

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