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Eryngium yuccifolium

Rattlesnake Master

Rattlesnake Master is a Midwest native plant which occurs in rocky woods, prairies and glades. It was a common plant of the vast, tallgrass prairie. Rattlesnake Master has bold, basal rosettes of parallel-veined, bristly-edged, sword-shaped leaves resembling those of yucca. Tall stalks rise above foliage with tiny, stemless, greenish-white flowers tightly packed into globular, 1" diameter heads resembling thistles.

Dramatic, architectural foliage
Naturalizes easily on dry, sunny sites
Attractive backdrop for summer's wildflowers

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12599 S3-1 RPM 0 0

More about Eryngium yuccifolium :

Common name is in reference to a former use of this plant as a treatment for rattlesnake bite.

Rattlesnake Master Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Produced using Forrest Keeling's patented RPM Root Production Method ® technology for exceptional growth and survivability.

Height:

48-60 Inches

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Spread:

24-36 Inches

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Hardiness Zone:

3 - 8

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Characteristics & Attributes
Exposure
Full Sun
Soil Moisture Preference
Dry
Average
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Squirrel Resistant
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Fall
Attributes
Rock Garden
Drought Tolerant
Sun-loving
Great Foliage
Midwest Native
Border or Bed
Naturalizing
Cut Flower
Foliage Color
Green
Habit
Perennial
Program
Grow Native!
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