Buttonbush Seeds


(Cephalanthus occidentalis) Pretty white flowers growing in ball-like clusters attract numerous pollinators including the swallowtail butterfly. Seeds attract both waterfowl and shorebirds. Requires medium wet soil moisture. On Dr. Robert Gegear’s plant list. Warning: foliage poisonous to livestock and other animals. Shrub. PS/S/AT/DR/A

Approximately 500 seeds per packet.

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Seed Abbreviations

Light Requirement: S=Sun PS=Part Sun Sh=Shade
Tolerance: AT=Anaerobic Tolerant DT=Drought Tolerant DR=Deer Resistant ST=Salt Tolerant
Germination Codes1: A=no pre-treatment C(#)= Cold Storage (# days) D=surface sown H=needs scarification I=Legume M=plant outdoors in fall

1 Germination codes courtesy of Prairie Moon Nursery