Cephalanthus occidentalis (Buttonbush)
Type: Native Tree/Shrub
Height: 5-12' tall; 4-8' spread
Sun: FUll sun to partial shade
Flowers: White, sphrical
Water: Medium to wet in a variety of soils
Flood tolerant, even to standing water. Small, fragrant white flowers in early to mid-summer, and attract bees and butterflies. Hard spherical fruits emerge in late summer and persist through winter.