Roseroot (Rhodiola integrifolia subsp. integrifolia)

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Rhodiola integrifolia subsp. integrifolia Accepted
Rhodiola atropurpurea Synonym
Sedum integrifolium Synonym
Tolmachevia integrifolia Synonym
Rhodiola rosea subsp. integrifolia Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Cactus/Succulent
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
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

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Location: Alpine elevation, eastern slope Rockies, west of Calgary, Alberta.Date: 2012-12-09
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Location: Alpine zone, Rocky Mt. front ranges, Kananaskis P. P., Alberta.Date: 2013-08-10
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Comments:
Posted by Mindy03 (Delta KY) on Apr 16, 2012 8:22 AM

Is likely a source of nectar for native bees and other insects that forage in the alpine zone.

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