Cephalanthus occidentalis #2

Buttonbush

 Bloom Period: 

June

Light:

Sun

Water:

Wet

Size:

Height 5 – 12’  Width 4 – 8’

Zone:

5 – 9

Patent:

None

Fragrant, white pincushion flowers are followed by interesting, round fruit that persists into winter. A favorite with bees, butterflies and other pollinators, this Missouri native forms a substantial, multi-branched, rounded shrub. Grows well in wet soils, including flooded and standing water.