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Cephalanthus occidentalis 'Bailoptics'
PP29475 Plant propagation prohibited



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Root Pouch 3 gallon (SKU: 16212)
11 - Available Now (S) - Details   -   Grown in Root Pouch®.

List Price $85.00 Per Plant  In Stock

Jumbo gallon Potted (SKU: 12860)
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List Price $43.00 Per Plant

2 gallon Potted (SKU: 15341)
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List Price $65.00 Per Plant

First Editions® Plant Collection

Hardiness Zone: 4-9   ·   Mature Height: 5-6 Feet   ·   Mature Spread: 5-6 Feet

Buy Fiber Optics® Buttonbush online. Fiber Optics® Buttonbush is an excellent plant for wet and boggy soil conditions, and is an improvement over the coarser Cephalanthus occidentalis that grows twice the size of this compact selection. It is used in wetland restorations, and along watersheds and ponds. The flowers are creamy white and beloved food source for pollinators, and once it produces seed, is a great food source for waterfowl.

Family: Rubiaceae · Common Name: Buttonbush

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-applied, pre-measured amount of time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for up to one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

DIY Irrigation SuppliesWe use and recommend for our irrigation needs, from simple to install micro and drip systems, to commercial grade irrigation parts and supplies.

FIBER OPTICS® BUTTONBUSH Plant Characteristics

Bark Type*
First Editions®
Flower Color*
Creamy White
Flower Type*
Fruit Type*
Non-Edible Fruit
Growth Habit*
Compact Growing
Growth Rate*
Leaf Color Fall*
Leaf Color Spring*
Leaf Color Summer*
Leaf Type*
Plant Type*
Preferred Planting Season*
Fall Planting
Spring Planting
Summer Planting
Propagation Methods*
Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
Early Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer
Late Summer/Early Autumn
Exposure (Short)
Full Sun


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FIBER OPTICS® BUTTONBUSH Homeowner Growing & Maintenance Tips

Cephalanthus is easy to grow and adapts to most soil conditions. Fertilize once a year with slow release fertilizer.