Eryngium yuccifolium


SKU: PER10-Eryngium Yuccifolium

Rattlesnake Master

Height: 4-5ft

Spread: 1-2ft

Light: Full Sun to part Sun

Bloom Color: White

Zone: 5-9

Size: 1 gal


A unique and eye-catching plant for a dry, sunny site. Slightly spiny leaves are arranged in a rosette that resembles Yucca. Flower stems shoot skyward in summer and are topped with thistle-like bluish silver flowers. An architectural addition to the perennial border or meadow. Found in moist and dry sandy soils in open woods, fields, and prairies; Virginia to Minnesota, south to Texas and Florida.

Best in full sun and adaptable to any well-drained soil type. This species is best kept in the rear of the border flower stalks can reach up to 5' in height. In mulched or fertilized situations blooms will be much more prolific, possibly requiring staking on less-established plants.

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