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- Latin Name- Cephalanthus Occidentalis Hardy Planting Zone- 5-10 Mature Height- 6-12 ft Width- 6-8 ft Sun or Shade- Full Sun OR Partial Shade
Button Bush - Cephalanthus Occidentalis
Button Bush Live Stakes is a common name for Cephalanthus Occidentalis. Button Bush Live Stakes is a tree-like shrub that has round-shaped flowers that can reach up to 20 feet in height. Button Bush Cephalanthus Occidentalis belong to the native plant family called Madder and is also apart of the coffee plant family. Button Bush is most commonly found in the eastern parts of North America. This type of Cephalanthus is generally located near wet habitats such as shorelines, riverbanks, ponds, and swamp-like areas. Button Bush Live Stakes can typically appear after a flood has occurred and subsided. This form of Cephalanthus Occidentalis has a year-round growing season from spring to winter.
The flowers of a Button Bush shrubs are equivalent to one inch in diameter round shaped fuzzy white balls that develop on the end of stems and branches. Button Bush have glossy foliage leaves placed together on opposite sides of the stem that branch off into shrubs or a small tree. Button Bush Live Stakes is a majority of woody branches.
Bees, hummingbirds, and butterflies use this flower as a nectar source and for that very reason, this shrub is common to plant in support of the bee culture. Button Bush Live Stakes are suggested to be planted around butterfly gardens or along river banks and ponds. Button Bush tree shrubs are popular among botanical gardens. If you are considering a rain garden, planting Button Bush Live Stakes is a great idea because this plant can thrive in a moist environment. Button Bush Live Stakes can tolerate up to three feet of water.
Full sun is preferred to make for a fast-growing unique shrub, however, this plant can do well with partial sunlight. Button Bush doesn't require much effort to maintain. Just be sure the soil is never dry and it will become a beautiful plant for any landscape. This particular shrub doesn't require any pruning so that makes for another great reason why you should choose to plant this particular plant species. These gorgeous trees are shipped to the consumer in their bare root form so they can arrive in their organic condition.
Button Bush Live Stakes will look magnificent planted around your home. You will love the blooms that it will give you and they will resemble a button. This is a good one to plant in those flower gardens and natural areas. You can also keep the buttonbush trimmed to your specifications. It will also bring color to your gardens during the fall months with the gorgeous leaves as they turn yellow.