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Cephalanthus occidentalis

Cephalanthus occidentalis - Buttonbush

More About Cephalanthus occidentalis

  • Spherical clusters of white florets
  • Green nutlets turn brown in the fall and persist into the winter
  • Glossy foliage emerges in late spring
  • Grows well in wet soils, even standing water
  • Bloom Time: Spring

Interesting Notes:

Native to Ontario and other parts of North America.

Zone:

4

Height:

175-200 cm

Spread:

175-200 cm

Colour:

White
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Buttonbush Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows well in swamps and wet areas.


Cephalanthus occidentalis Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Native to Ontario
Native to Ontario
Fragrant
Fragrant
Bog or water garden
Bog or water garden

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average
Moist to Wet Soils
Wetland (Root submerged)

Attributes

Fruit
Deciduous

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Rounded

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Naturalizing

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