Rattlesnake Master (Eryngium yuccifolium)

Rattlesnake Master (Eryngium yuccifolium)

Rattlesnake Master piques the curiosity of everyone who sets eyes on its jagged leaves, which would look more at home in a desert environment than a Minnesota prairie garden. It has huge pollinator value and the white, round flower heads add a unique texture to any garden.


Sun:    Full Sun
Moisture:    Medium
Height:    4 feet
Blooms:    July, Aug, Sept
Color:    White
Spacing:    18″
Zones:    3-9
Benefits:    Butterflies, Pollinators, Deer Resistant

Design Tips

A truly unique plant that is perfect for attracting pollinators. Can be planted in small groups or scattered in a garden.

Companion Plants

Marsh Milkweed
Prairie Blazing Star
Little Bluestem