Rattlesnake Master

Rattlesnake Master

Latin Name: Eryngium yuccifolium

Type: Forb/Flower

Light: Sun

Moisture: Dry / Dry-Mesic / Mesic

Soil: Sand / Loam / Clay

Size: 3-5 feet

Color: White

Bloom Time: June / July / August

Description: This unique lookking plant may look like a yucca but it is really a member of the Parsley family. The spikey ball-like blooms really make this plant unique. Plant one as a specimen or group 3 together to really put on a show. It is said the Native Americans brewed a tea from the root as an antidote to rattlesnake venom.