Eryngium yuccifolium - Rattlesnake Master


Eryngium yuccifolium (Rattlesnake Master) is a U.S. Southeast and Central native herbaceous perennial growing in full sun, and dry to medium, well-drained soils.  It sends down a lengthy taproot and is best left undisturbed once established.

Common Name: rattlesnake master  
Type: Herbaceous perennial
Family: Apiaceae
Native Range: United States
Zone: 3 to 8
Height: 4.00 to 5.00 feet
Spread: 2.00 to 3.00 feet
Bloom Time: June to September
Bloom Description: Greenish-white
Sun: Full sun
Water: Dry to medium
Maintenance: Low
Flower: Showy
Attracts: Butterflies
Tolerate: Drought, Erosion, Clay Soil, Dry Soil, Shallow-Rocky Soil

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