Sugar Shack® Butttonbush
Cephalanthus occidentalis 'SMCOSS' PP #26,543; CPBR #5124
Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial sun
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||sef-uh-LAN-thus ok-sih-den-TAY-liss|
|Average Size at Maturity||Reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall and wide.|
|Bloom Time||Striking white orb-like flowers that bloom in the summer and transform into spherical red seed pods in the fall.|
|Flower Attribute||Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Rustic|
|Growth Habit||Compact, Rounded|
|Landscape Use||Very Wet Areas, Woodland Garden, Wildlife Garden|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial sun|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Special Feature||Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Dwarf Plant, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Wet Soils, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, shear annually to shape. Pruning time: summer after flowering.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5 - 10