Buttonbush

Cephalanthus Occidentalis

Buttonbush is great shrub for naturalizing in wet areas. The glossy green leaves and fragrant, round flower clusters during mid-summer attract butterflies.  Native to the Chicago area and the eastern United States, buttonbush attracts more than 24 species of birds, as well as numerous species of butterflies. 

General Information:

Mature Height:  8 Feet
Mature Width: 8 Feet

Flower Color:  White
Fall Color:  Yellow

Soil Type:

Wet, Mesic

Exposure:

Full Sun

Bloom Period:

June–July

Attracts:

    butterflies

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