Plant Paradise Country Gardens

Eryngium yuccifolium rattlesnake master

Eryngium yuccifolium (rattlesnake master)


Eryngium yuccifolium (rattlesnake master) is a native Ontario plant that has masses of small white flower balls on tall sturdy stems, making it a great cut flower. The flower stems rise above the rosette of spiny leaves that resemble a Yucca plant. Eryngium yuccifolium attracts pollinators and butterflies.

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  • Light: Full Sun
  • Soil: All types soil
  • Moisture: Average – Dry – Moist
  • Benefits: Pollinators, Butterflies, Cut-flower, Long-blooming, Drought Tolerant, Deer Resistant
  • Height: 36 inches
  • Blooms: June to September
  • Foliage: Blue-Green, spiny
  • Spacing: 24 inches
  • Growth Habit: clumping rosettes
  • Zones: 5-9

As the 2017 Destination Garden Centre of the Year, we have been growing and selling hardy, unique and hard-to-find perennials organically for over 12 years. We are always trialing and testing them in the botanical gardens at Plant Paradise Country Gardens. Our growing practices benefit the whole environment, including the pollinators and beneficial insects.

At Plant Paradise Country Gardens we control every aspect of growing plants on-site. This begins with mixing soil in the potting shed and all the steps in between until the fully grown plants are ready for your garden. This gives us the opportunity to have control over the quality. Our responsibility is to grow healthy plants that are environmentally sustainable. We use only organic gardening methods to grow high quality plants without the use of pesticides, herbicides and synthetic fertilizers. Our plants are available in one, two or three gallon containers.

We DO NOT use NeoNicotinoids which is a pesticide used by many plant nurseries that sell to garden centres and big box stores. This pesticide is a known cause of the decline in the bee population. Everything a grower uses in plant production is systemically released into the molecular structure of the plant. This becomes a chain reaction in the long-term health and vibrancy of the plant and your growing environment.

By supporting our environmentally sustainable organic perennial nursery and garden centre you’ll be a part of the positive change that makes a difference in our environment. We believe you’ll see the difference.