Buttonbush – Cephalanthus occidentalis

Buttonbush in Bloom – Cephalanthus occidentalis - Viceroy Butterfly

Buttonbush in Bloom
Cephalanthus occidentalis
Viceroy Butterfly

Buttonbush in Bloom – Cephalanthus occidentalis - Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly

Buttonbush in Bloom
Cephalanthus occidentalis
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly

Buttonbush in Bloom – Cephalanthus occidentalis -  Palamedes Laurel Swallowtail Butterfly

Buttonbush in Bloom
Cephalanthus occidentalis
Palamedes Laurel Swallowtail Butterfly

Buttonbush
Cephalanthus occidentalis

Nectar rating 1 – 10: 6

Zones: 10 – 5

Height: 12’ and can grow up top 20’, grows very quickly

Soil: prefers damp

Water: prefers more water, grows along streams

Light: Full sun to partial shade

Bloom color: white

Bloom time: summer

Propagation: seed, cuttings

Autumn foliage: yes

Other: attracts bees and other insects

Other: can be trimmed low to keep size in control

Poisonous: all parts are poisonous if ingested

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