Cephalanthus occidentalis - Buttonbush
A unique easy to grow shrub with unusual showy flowers that create a haven for butterflies and bees.
Buttonbush is deciduous shrub particularly well suited to wet open areas and low-level woodland. With small fragrant white flowers mid-summer it is very attractive to bees and butterflies. Its flower heads mature ball-shaped fruits which persist in winter.
'This four-season shrub adapts easily to various soil types and provides essential food to bees, butterflies and other beneficial insects." Hortmag.com
Height: 6 - 12 ft
Sun: Full sun to partial shade
Water: Medium to wet
Bloom color: White
Bloom time: June