Arctic Roseroot

Botanical Name: Rhodiola rosea

Height: about 15 cm

Season of bloom: Spring.

Growing Conditions: Full sun. Rock gardens and troughs.

Wildlife benefits:

From Ottawa Valley or eastern Ontario sources: No. An Arctic species which adapts to more southern gardens.

Remarks: The roots have an attractive floral fragrance.  The roots have been used as an herbal tea and, apparently, to flavour vodka.

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