Cephalanthus occidentalis / Buttonbush


This delightful native shrub lights up moist meadows, stream banks, and wetland edges. Globe-shaped blooms draw butterflies and other pollinators.

Great as a hedge or can stand alone.

Height: 6′ – 12′         Blooms: July, August

Siting: Moist to wet, sun to shade

Deer Resistance: Low

Provenance: NJ


Larval Host Plant (moths):
Titan Sphinx
Hydrangea Sphinx
Royal Walnut Moth

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