Arnica is mainly known for its traditional uses as a healing herb. The poultice was widely used to treat and ease pain in the injured. Meadow arnica rather than mountain arnica is the preferred variety for cultivation since it is less elevation dependent than mountain arnica.
Growth Form/Defining Characteristics: rossetts emerging from one or more rhizomes, yellow flowers. H: 1’ , w:1’
Light: Full sun, protect in areas that receive extremes of 100F +
Water: Keep moist through summer
Soil: Rich loam, Standard potting soil
Hardiness (Sunset And/or USDA Zones): USDA Zones 4-10