Cephalanthus occidentalis

Buttonbush

Categories: Bare Root , Flowering Shrubs


Interesting Notes:

Open-rounded habit on this native shrub. Common to open wet areas, swamps, and river bottomland. Fragrant white flowers bloom in early summer, eventually giving way to hard, spherical fruits resembling buttons, hence the name.


Height:

5-12 ft

Spread:

4-8 ft

Hardiness Zone:

5-9

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes:

  • Native Plant
  • Fragrant

Exposure:

  • Shade
  • Partial Sun
  • Full Sun

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Fall Foliage Color:

  • Green

Flower Characteristics:

  • White

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer
  • Fall

Habit:

  • Spreading
  • Rounded

Growth Rate:

  • Moderate to Fast

Fruit:

  • Clusters

Soil Moisture:

  • Moist