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Eryngium yuccifolium

Rattlesnake Master

This is an unusual looking native.  A durable native perennial with sword-like blue-gray leaves that resemble a Yucca plant. Creamy white ball-like blooms occur on undivided bracts. A very desert looking plant. Makes a fascinating specimen or accent plant. Unique cut flowers for fresh bouquets and dried arrangements.

Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Ground Cover
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Bloom Time
June - September
Additional Information about Eryngium yuccifolium

Named because it was used as an antidote to rattlesnake bites.

Growing & Maintenance Tips for Eryngium yuccifolium

Easy to grow in any sunny location. Even tolerates poor, sandy soil conditions. Keep on the dry side in autumn and winter. Remove faded flwoers or leave for winter interest.