Button Bush Live Stakes

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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
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Button Bush Live Stakes - Cephalanthus Occidentaliss

Button Bush Live Stakes is known for its unique flowers that resemble delicate buttons with soft hairs coming from them and is known for its shape and leaf color. The buttonbush Live Stakes is naturally found in the wetlands which include lakes, swamps and other places with an enormous amount of moisture. The plant forms an extremely thick base and is an excellent soil erosion preventative to have in your garden.
The Bush is a beautiful looking plant which you will love as well as the Hummingbirds who are attracted to it, deer who feed on its foliage and bees who enjoy the nectar, making beekeepers very happy.

It is native to North America. It's blooming season is from June through August, and it has beautiful white flowers that are about the size of ping-pong balls (about an inch across in diameter). This is a small multi-stemmed plant. During the Autumn months, the leaves of the Button Bush turn a brilliant yellow color which will have a pop of color to your garden and flower beds. It is a fast-growing plant that can naturally be found in wetland areas such as swamps and lakes. Button Bush is a hardy plant that will grow very well in soil that is waterlogged. Button Bush is a significant source of food for deer and waterfowl, and they attract many nector seeking creatures such as hummingbirds and insects like bees and butterflies.

Button Bush Live Stakes are perennials that form thick stands that help prevent soil erosion; because of this, they are an essential plant for the ecology of the Everglades. Button Bush seeds are brown and are typically spread by wind and water. Beekeepers will often keep Button Bush Live stakes because they are comprised of pincushion-like flowers that are very bee friendly. Because the bees are attracted to these flowers, they are used for their nector which can then be turned into honey. Since button Bush is commonly found around lakes and ponds, it is common for waterfowl to use it to make nests to for egg protection.