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Buttonbush

Cephalanthus occidentalis

Buttonbush is a great native for moist sites, rain gardens and water's edge. Hundreds of ball-shaped, creamy white flowers dangle from Buttonbush in August. Nicknamed 'Honeybush', butterflies and insects find the nectar of Buttonbush irresistable.

Nectar-rich flower clusters are butterfly magnet!
Excellent for rain gardens and bioswales
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In stock!
 Item  Height  Size  Price  Qty
15926 4-10in S3-1 RPM $9.95
1266 6-12in S3-3 RPM $20.00

Gardening Suggestions for Buttonbush:

Produced using Forrest Keeling's patented RPM Root Production Method ® technology for exceptional growth and survivability.

Key Characteristics:

Humming- birds
Fragrant
Butterflies
Wet Soil
Moist, Well-Drained
Midwest Native
Height:
36-72 Inches
Spread:
36-72 Inches
Hardiness Zone:
5 - 10

RPM: Scientifically Proven to Grow Faster and Healthier

Forrest Keeling Nursery is the world-renowned originator of the RPM (root production method®) RPM technology. Our patented RPM tree technology yields unsurpassed survivability and plant growth, which makes Forrest Keeling plants the benchmark for wetland restorations and large-scale installations in any application.

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Additional Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Humming- birds
Butterflies
Soil Moisture Preference
Moist, Well-Drained
Wet Soil
Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Shade
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Habit
Deciduous
Program
Grow Native!
MSD (Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District)
Plants of Merit
Attributes
Midwest Native
Naturalizing
Erosion Control
Rain Gardens and Bioswales
Fragrant
Wetlands and Streambank Stabilization
Mass Planting
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Characteristics Key

Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Humming- birds
Songbirds
Butterflies
Dry
Average
Moist, Well-Drained
Wet Soil
Cut Flower
Midwest Native
Dried Flower
Salt Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Climbing
Fragrant
Container
Great Foliage