Cephalanthus occidentalis Buttonbush 18-24"

Cephalanthus occidentalis           Buttonbush   18-24"
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  • Item #: S4A
  • Attractive Flowers:
  • Beneficial Insects:
  • Butterflies:
  • Clay Soil- High clay content, fine texture:
  • Drought Tolerant:
  • Flood Tolerant:
  • Fragrant:
  • Full - Part Sun (6+ hours of sun):
  • High Wildlife Value:
  • Loamy Soil- mostly silt, sand, some clay:
  • Moist Soil:
  • Native to Coastal Regions:
  • Native To Mountain Regions:
  • Native to Piedmont Regions:
  • OBL- Almost always occur in wetlands:
  • Occasionally wet soil (non tidal):
  • Organic soil- high level of decayed leaves, bark:
  • Part - Full Shade (less than 4 hours):
  • Perennial:
  • Sandy soil, coarse texture:
  • Shrub:
  • Small Mammals:
  • Songbirds:
  • Waterfowl:
  • Wet soil (Tidal):
  • Full Sun:
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Price $100.00
50 or more $2.00 each
300 or more $1.80 each

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Botanic name: Cephalanthus occidentalis

Common Name:Buttonbush

Sun Exposure:       Full Sun  Part Sun     Part Shade     Full Shade

Soil moisture:         Dry          Average  Moist                         

Soil Type:               Clay  Loamy  Sandy  Organic

Mature height  / spread:6-12'

Flower:Fragrant white - July-August

Fall Color:Yellow

Soil Ph:6.1-8.5

Water depth: to 36" 

Habitat:Fresh tidal & non tidal marshes, shrub swamps, forested wetlands, 

stream, lake & pond edges

Notes:needs 6+ hours of sun to flower, tolerates flooding to 36", tolerates drought

Threatened /Endangered:

Buttonbush is an obligate wetland shrub suitable for 
wetland restoration, created wetlands, and riparian
zones. It has exceptional wildlife benefits. The seed
is eaten by eight species of waterfowl and the twigs
by three species of mammals.

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