Rattlesnake master at the Lurie

Sone folks will recall my fascination with the plant, erigyngium yuccafolium, or rattlesnake master. I call it the darling of the Plains. So there I was, standing at the Lurie, once again, face to face with this incredible plant:

Isn’t that cool? I planted several in my garden this year, so far, about 12-18 inches tall. GROW DAMMIT!

Gardening 365 – Day 237