Cephalanthus occidentalis


Common Name: buttonbush
Plant Type:Shrubs
Light (original): sun to light shade
Light Requirements: Sun, Part Sun
Height:3 to 8 feet
Width:3 to 6 feet
Duration:Perennial
Habitat:Wetland
Soil Type:moist to wet
Soil Moisture:Mesic, Wet
Seed Ripens:fall to winter
USDA Zones:4 to 8
Flower Colour:creamy-white 1" balls
Bloom Time:summer
Comments:Great nectar plant. Reliable butterfly magnet.
Germination:Seed will germinate within 4 weeks if sown at 70°F
Seed requires light to germinate.
Germination Notes:
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Picture Copyright: John Oyston