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. Buttonbush shrubs love garden ponds, rain ponds, riverbanks, swamps, or just about any site that is consistently wet.

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(ed. 1. Latin (scientific) name: Cephalanthus occidentalis.

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Look up, view a photo and read about the over 7,500 plants which are growing or have been grown in the Kemper Center display gardens (plus selected additions) by scientific name, common name and/or selected plant characteristics.

Common Name: Buttonbush, common buttonbush, honeybells, pond dogwood, swampwood: Botanical Name: Cephalanthus occidentalis: Family: Rubiaceae: Plant Type: Perennial, shrub: Mature. If you purchase the plant from a nursery, you’ll get what you’re looking for if you refer to the plant by its scientific name – Cephalanthus occidentalis. UF/IFAS Invasive Assessment Status.

The buttonbush blooms in the summer and grows up to 12 to 15 feet. Key identifying characteristics are its swollen base, elongated lenticels, and. . Working with others to conserve, protect and enhance fish, wildlife, plants and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people. Hardiness zone(s) 4a, 4b. Slide the cutting into the hole and firmly press the soil around the cutting.

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[4] Its native distribution is unclear, but it is likely derived from a Brazilian Acmella species.

Common buttonbush's distribution extends from southern Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Quebec, and Ontario south through southern Florida and west through the eastern half of the Great Plains States.

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The native bog plant is an excellent choice for wet areas and rain gardens.

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