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Eryngium yuccifolium

Also called Button Snakeroot


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Eryngium yuccifolium - Rattlesnake Master

More About Eryngium yuccifolium

  • Creamy-green, spherical flowers
  • Strap-like, blue-green, basal leaves with bristled edges, 90 cm long
  • Semi-evergreen foliage
  • Bloom Time: Summer
  • Flower Height: 150 cm
  • Foliage Height: 90 cm
  • Flower Size: 2.5 cm

Zone:

3

Height:

90-150 cm

Spread:

60-75 cm

Colour:

White
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Rattlesnake Master Growing and Maintenance Tips

Drought tolerant, it thrives in an average to dry, well-drained soil, in full sun. It has a taproot, so once established, it does not like to be disturbed.


Eryngium yuccifolium Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Dried Flower/Foliage
Dried Flower/Foliage
Evergreen
Evergreen
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Salt Tolerant

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Summer
Lt. Sum-Fall

Habit

Clumping
Upright

Foliage Color

Blue
Green

Landscape uses

Naturalizing