Eryngium yuccifolium (Rattlesnake Master)
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Eryngium yuccifolium

Rattlesnake Master

Silver-white Thistle-type flower heads attract bees and parasitic wasps. Pale gray-green, sharply pointed foliage. Prefers full sun and well-drained soil. Can reach heights up to 6'. Excellent for interplanting with airy open grass species.

Height: 3-4 ft
Width: 18-24 in
Soil Conditions: Dry
Flower Color: White
Bloom Time: June,July,August,September
Hardiness Zone: 3 TO 8
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Characteristics & Attributes for Eryngium yuccifolium

Attributes

Drought Tolerant

Attracts Wildlife

Attracts Pollinators

Critter Resistance

Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant

Plant Habit

Upright

Light Conditions

Sun

Native Plant Community

Dry Prairie
Mesic Prairie
Savanna

Bloom Time

June
July
August
September

Flower Color

White

Flower Hue

Medium

Flower Height

4' to 6'

Flower Type

Head

Foliage Color

Blue

Leaf Texture

Coarse

Prune Time

Jan/Feb/March

Flower Form

Single

Growth Rate

Fast