Eryngium aquaticum - Plant
Description for Eryngium aquaticum
Eryngium aquaticum is a species of flowering plant in the carrot family known by the common name rattlesnakemaster, marsh rattlesnake master, corn-snakeroot, bitter snakeroot, and marsh eryngo. This plant is native to eastern North America.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Eryngium aquaticum rattlesnakemaster, marsh rattlesnake master,corn-snakeroot, bitter snakeroot, and marsh eryngo||White and blue||September to October||3.00 to 4.00 feet||easy to grow|
Planting and care
Grow in medium to wet soils in full sun to part shade. Will grow in wet soils with shallow water, but will also prosper in garden loams given consistent moisture. Tall plants may sprawl, particularly if grown in overly fertile soils or in too much shade. May be grown from seed.
|Full Sun to Partial Shade||well-drained soil||Medium to wet||high temperature||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Eryngium aquaticum
- Eryngo (also sometimes called sea holly) grows to 4â€™ tall. It features basal leaves that are linear to oblong-lanceolate and entire to remotely toothed. The upper leaves are sometimes spiny toothed to laciniate. Tiny white flowers (sometimes with a purplish tinge) bloom in summer in tight, rounded, flower heads.
Typical uses of Eryngium aquaticum
Special features: Water gardens, ponds, low spots. Borders.
Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
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