Button Bush Live Stakes

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Button Bush Live Stakes, Cephalanthus Occidentalis is Best in Hardy Planting Zones 5-9

In some particular conditions, it can reach heights of fifteen feet. The Buttonbush is quite hardy and grows well in waterlogged soil such as swamps and lakes. The small plant is multi-stemmed and has beautiful white flowers that are 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.

Button Bush Live Stakes, Cephalanthus Occidentalis are Great Pollinator Attracting Plants for Waterlogged Soil Areas 

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, bought as live stakes, which sprout 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. Button Bush Stakes 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. Button 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. Plant in full sun to part shade and humusy, moist soil but tolerate a wide variety of soil conditions.

It will grow very well in soil that is very wet but can tolerate dry ones also. 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 real diseases or insect problems to mention, and it will even grow in shallow water or even the edge of the ponds. It works well in woodland areas, low spots, and even borders.

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Latin Name- Cephalanthus Occidentalis Hardy Planting Zone- 5-10 Mature Height- 6-12 ft Width- 6-8 ft Sun or Shade- Full Sun OR Partial Shade
Planting Zones 5-9
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  • 5

    Great colors! Very pretty

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