Cephalanthus occidentalis Sugar Shack


Type: Shrubs
Height: Tall 3-4' (Plant 3-4' apart)
Bloom Time: Early Summer to Late Summer
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones: 4-10   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Clay, Sandy
Flower / Accent: White / White
Patent: Pending
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

A prized native now in a mangeable size. Continuous interest and color provide a spectacular show from spring through fall. This compact Buttonbush dons white sweetly scented ball-shaped blooms. Red fruit follows in late summer. New foliage emerges glossy red, progresses to green and then turns burgundy in the fall. Cute as a button! Proven Winners® selections are trialed and tested to be colorful, long blooming, carefree and easy to grow.

Adapts well to multiple conditions. The bright red fruit of C. Sugar Shack™ is showcased against the pristine white of a snowy winter providing four-season interest. Loves a boggy wet spot.

Features to Note:

  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Fragrant
  • Wet Site Tolerant
  • Beneficial for Pollinators

Cephalanthus General Information:

Cephalanthus occidentalis are a species of deciduous flowering shrubs with a rounded habit in the coffee family. Reliable performers, Fine in a watered bed, Buttonbush are perfectly at home in a naturalized landscape where excess moisture is present-shallow water at the edge of ponds, near water gardens or in a boggy site.

Cephalanthus Plant Care:

Blooms on new wood so trimming is best done in early spring. Flowers are pollinated by insects, so fruit occurs effortlessly and reliably.

$15.95 ea.
(3+) $15.50 ea.
Ships: Spring 2017
Plant Code: CESS