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Cephalanthus occidentalis (NGN)

Buttonbush

Buttonbush is a fast growing and short lived shrub with unusual looking honey-scented flowers wildly attractive to bees, butterflies and hummingbirds. The seed are important wildlife food, especially for ducks, and the dense,impenetrable thickets provide nesting and escape cover for many wetland birds.

  • Height: 8' – 12'
  • Width: 6' – 8'
  • Soil Conditions: Moist
  • Flower Color: White
  • Bloom Time: June
  • Hardiness Zone: 5 To 9
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  • Plant Characteristics - Cephalanthus occidentalis (NGN)

  • Attributes

    • Fall Color
    • Rain Garden Shade
    • Rain Garden Sun
    • Fragrant Flower
  • Attracts Wildlife

    • Attracts Wildlife
    • Attracts Butterflies
    • Attracts Pollinators
    • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Plant Habit

    • Upright
  • Light Conditions

    • Sun to Part Shade
  • Native Plant Community

    • Wet Woodland
  • Flower Color

    • White
  • Flower Type

    • Head
  • Flower Height

    • 8' to 12'
  • Foliage Color

    • Green
  • Leaf Texture

    • Medium
  • Flower Form

    • Single
  • Flower Size

    • 2"
  • Soil Moisture

    • Moist
  • Growth Rate

    • Average
  • Origin

    • 90 Miles From Mg

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Fax: (847) 742-2655
mginfo@midwestgroundcovers.com

Street Address

6N800 IL-25
St. Charles, IL 60174

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