Wild Botanical Lemonade

Crafted from Nootka rose petals, this exquisite elixir boasts a delicate balance of sweetness and tanginess. Begin by infusing dried petals in a homemade syrup, creating a Nootka rose cordial that embodies the wild essence of nature. Mix this ambrosial cordial with zesty freshly squeezed lemon juice and cool water, creating a tantalizing lemonade that invigorates the senses. With each sip, embrace the harmonious fusion of botanical charm and citrus allure.

Prep Time: 1 to 3 days (cordial) + 5 minute (lemonade)
Total Time: 1 day + 5 min
Serves: 500 ml of cordial


Ingredients (cordial)makes 500 ml

• 9 g dried Nootka rose petals or 30 g dried spruce tips or 30 g dried elderflower
• 2 cups water
• 2 cup sugar

Ingredients (lemonade)to make 1L

• ½ cup of wild botanical cordial
• 4 cups water
• 1 freshly squeeze lemon + ½ lemon slice for decoration



Bring the sugar and water to a boil to make a simple syrup. Stir from time to time to help the sugar dissolve, then let the syrup cool to room temperature.
Pour the syrup over the petals, cover the bowl with a towel or plastic wrap, and store in the fridge for 1 to 3 days.
When ready, strain the syrup through a sieve lined with cheesecloth into a large mason jar or glass bottle.
Store in the fridge in an airtight container for up to 3-4 weeks.


Pour ½ cup of the cordial into a pitcher. Add the juice of a freshly squeezed lemon.
Dilute with 4 cups of cold water or sparkling water.
Adjust the lemon or cordial accordingly to your taste.
Add some ice and a few lemon slices just before serving.

NOTE: This recipe can be made with any of our dried botanicals (e.g. Dried spruce tips, Dried elderflower, etc.).

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