Cephalanthus occidentalis

Common name: Buttonbush

Native plant

A shrub of the marsh, swamp, or floodplain, this plant grows well in good garden soil. In swamps, Buttonbush will grow in standing water. The leaves are an eye-catching glossy green but generally lack great fall color. White flowers blooming in late July and early August bear a striking resemblance to Sputnik.

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Pricing

Pricing information per unit for 5 gallon growing method
1 to 10 units $19.50
11 to 24 units $17
25 or more units $14.50

Plant Details

Plant type

Shrub

Soil type

Mesic, Moist Mesic, Wet

Light exposure

Full Sun

Bloom period

Summer

Environment

Road-side/salt tolerant, Floodplain

Growth form

Multi-stemmed

General information

Mature height
8 Feet
Mature width
8 Feet
Max height
15 Feet
Max width
12 Feet
Growth rate
Fast
Flower color
White
Fall color
Yellow

Additional information

Loved by birds Pollinator hot spot

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