Cephalanthus occidentalis

Common Buttonbush

  • Category: Natives
  • Hardiness Zone: 4
  • Height: 72-144 inches
  • Spread: 48-72 inches
  • Bloom Color: White

Cute little pin cushion flowers! Spherical white flower with small spikes on large shrub growing 6-12 feet. Leaves are shiny, deep green with a round base and tapering to the tip. Leaves are longer than they are wide. Blooms are long lasting, usually white or light pink in color. Excellent to enhance habitat for waterfowl and other shore birds that eat seeds.

Partial Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Attracts Wildlife
Plant Sub-Group
Perennial Natives