Button Bush Brush Layers 25 For $99.99

Sun And Shade,
Height At Maturity
3 To 8 Feet
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Planting Zones 5-11
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Button Bush Brush Layers 25 For $99.99 Description

Button Bush Brush Layers, Cephalanthus Occidentalis is a Quite Hardy Swamp and Lake Condition Grower

Button Bush Brush Layers grow about ten feet tall. In some particular conditions, it can reach heights of fifteen feet. They are hardy and grow well in waterlogged soil such as swamps and lakes. The small plant is multi-stemmed and has beautiful white flowers the size of golf balls. The plants have minimal maintenance costs. For one, they are not prone to any particular pests. They are great for use as a fencing plant.

The pincushion-like flowers are also great for bees. Most insects are attracted to these flowers for the nectar. They use it to create honey, which is excellent for beekeepers. The leaves and stems are also a favorite of many birds and animals. Deer will eat their leaves for food. Also, waterfowl use this plant to create nests for egg protection. The plant forms a very thick base. It makes it an excellent plant for preventing soil erosion.

The plant is an essential part of the North American ecology, where it is native and bought as live stakes and sprouts roots quickly in the summer months. The stakes should be implanted at the beginning of summer when the sun is in full bloom for the best results. This Bush is also known as Cephalanthus Occidentalis. Hardy in planting zones 5-9. The growth rate at maturity can reach 5-12 feet tall and 4-8 feet wide. This Bush will have a white, showy, fragrant bloom in June. It will attract butterflies and is a low-maintenance tree. Will tolerate wet soil as well as erosion.

 Button Bush Brush Layers, Cephalanthus Occidentalis, is a Minimal Maintenance, Fragrant Blooming Choice for Borders

 It will grow well in wet soil but can tolerate dry ones. Pruning is usually not required but if needed, do so in early spring. It also can be revitalized by cutting back to ground level. No disease or insect problems to mention will grow in shallow water or on the edge of the ponds. It works well in woodland areas, low spots, and also borders.

Button Bush Brush Layers, Cephalanthus Occidentalis is For Sale at TN Wholesale Nursery with Low Prices and Fast Shipping 

The botanical name of this plant is Cephalanthus occidentalis. It belongs to the genus of the Rubiaceae family. It is a flowering plant that grows 5-12 feet tall and 4-8 feet wide. If grown under the best conditions, it can also reach 20 feet. Some familiar names for this plant are common Buttonbush, button-willow, and honey-bells. The alternate leaves of the Button Bush have a smooth edge and a short petiole and are in whorls of three.

The elliptical leaves are 7–18 cm long and 4–10 cm wide. The short peduncle bears dense spherical inflorescence blooms 2-3.5 cm in diameter. Each flower has a four-lobed fused white to pale yellow corolla and forms a long, slender tube that joins the sepals. The stigma is somewhat protruding from the corolla. A round cluster of achenes makes up the fruit. 

 It is a tough plant that thrives in wet environments like swamps and lakes. It has many stems and lovely white blossoms the size of golf balls. These plants are easy-to-care and hence, require very little upkeep.

This Bush is not susceptible to any specific pests. They are excellent as fence plants. Low-lying places, swamps, marshes, bogs, wetlands, streams, and rivers, are all home to this wetland plant. Use this plant to build wildlife habitats, develop and repair wetlands, and limit erosion in riparian areas. This bush plant has decorative value in addition to its practical qualities. Pollinators and people love its unique-looking balls of white, aromatic blooms that develop mid-to-late summer. 

The nectar attracts the majority of insects to these flowers. Many birds and animals enjoy the leaves and stems. Deer will consume the leaves of this Bush as a source of nutrition. Waterfowl also use this plant to build nests to protect their eggs. The plant has a deep root system and is excellent for avoiding soil erosion. The Button Bush plant prefers moist, humusy, well-drained natural to acidic soil. The plant is native to North America, Cuba, Eastern Asia, and Mexico, with populations scattered over the east, west, and the Great Plains and California. The leaves turn different colors throughout the fall, from a dull brown to a mottled brown and yellow. The hardiness zones of this plant are 5-9. 



Cultural Description of the Button Bush Plant:

Botanical Name:  Cephalanthus occidentalis

Common Names:  Common Buttonbush, button-willow, and honey-bells

Native to: North America, Cuba, Eastern Asia, and Mexico

Soil Preference: Moist, rich, well-drained natural to acidic soil

Sun Exposure:  Full Sun, Partial Shade

Water Requirement: Moderate amount of water required

Ship As: Bareroot

Growth Rate: Fast-growing, Short-lived plant

Height at Maturity:  5-12 feet tall, 4-8 feet wide

Bloom Time:  Summer or Early Autumn

Best Time to Harvest: Summer, Aug through November

Benefits: Attracts insects, pollinators, birds, and animals

Hardiness Zone:  5-10


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We dig fresh our plants and ship immediately. We ship US Mail, Priority shipping. You will receive a tracking number once your plants ship. All plants will be fine in their packages for up to 3 days after receiving.

How We Protect Your Plants For Transit

We sell only bare root plants. We dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic. This is superior protection for plants in transit for up to 12 days.

Upon Receipt Of Your Plants

Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We offer 3 days to report any problems with your order. Bare root plants need to be planted within 2-3 days of receiving unless weather-related problems prohibit planting. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water for the first week daily after planting.

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