General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Plant Height: 4 inches (10 cm.)
Leaves: Good fall color
Fruit: Showy
Flowers: Showy
Other: Seed capsules are red.
Flower Color: Bi-Color: Red and yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Alpine Gardening
Propagation: Seeds: Other info: Seeds germinate at room temperature; no pretreatment required.
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

Common names
  • Roseroot
  • Rosewort
  • Ledge Stonecrop
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Rhodiola integrifolia subsp. integrifolia
  • Synonym: Rhodiola rosea subsp. integrifolia
  • Synonym: Sedum integrifolium
  • Synonym: Rhodiola atropurpurea
  • Synonym: Tolmachevia integrifolia

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Location: Alpine zone, Rocky Mt. front ranges, Kananaskis P. P., Alberta.
Date: 2013-08-10
Location: Alpine elevation, eastern slope Rockies, west of Calgary, Alberta.
Date: 2012-12-09
  • Posted by Mindy03 (Delta KY) on Apr 16, 2012 8:22 AM concerning plant:
    Is likely a source of nectar for native bees and other insects that forage in the alpine zone.

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