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Button Bush (Cephalanthus Magical Moonlight)
Button Bush (Cephalanthus Magical Moonlight)
Button Bush (Cephalanthus Magical Moonlight)
Button Bush (Cephalanthus Magical Moonlight)
Button Bush (Cephalanthus Magical Moonlight)
Button Bush (Cephalanthus Magical Moonlight)
Button Bush (Cephalanthus Magical Moonlight)
Button Bush (Cephalanthus Magical Moonlight)
Button Bush (Cephalanthus Magical Moonlight)
Button Bush (Cephalanthus Magical Moonlight)

Button Bush

Plant In Sunshine
Winter Hardy
Wildlife Friendly
  • The perfect addition to your garden, the unique and totally captivating Button Bush explodes with intensely fragrant clusters of flowers!
  • Globes of nectar-rich, starburst blooms and lush, tinted foliage will make your neighbours stare!
  • Do your bit for nature and bring butterflies and other pollinators into your garden.
  • Forms a neat mounded shrub 1.5m x 1.5m with year-round interest - something for every season.
  • Supplied as an established plant approximately 50cm tall in a 3L pot.
3L pot - Item: 510275
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Product Description

Introducing one of this year's must-have plants, the unique and totally captivating Button Bush!

Named for the shape of its flowers, this new hardy shrub will be a highlight in your garden and will be the source of much admiration! Its tiny tube-shaped blooms are gathered into globe-shaped clusters with protruding yellow tipped stamens giving an ethereal starburst effect and the blooms are intensely fragrant attracting a host of friendly insects, including butterflies galore! 

The show doesn't stop with the flowers though... The glossy green leaves are a feature in their own right and turn a fabulous golden-orange in the autumn, plus new stems are blushed red - all adding much needed colour to your garden.

Even in winter, when the leaves have fallen, you get to see this stunning plant in yet another incarnation - the stems of mature plants form an attractive, twisted sculpture that cannot fail to impress.

Forming a naturally rounded shrub it loves a moist spot and would be at home planted by a pond but also makes a great container plant in a sunny position.

Stocks of this rare gem are truly limited, so early ordering is advised! Supplied fully established approx. 50cm tall in a 3 litre pot.

What Is Supplied

Item 510275 supplied as:
Delivered as an established potted plant in 3L pot 50cm tall. Ready for planting to final position.

Plant Information

Top Tips

Plant as a specimen shrub where you can appreciate its beautiful transformation throughout the year. Keep plants well-watered. Even when established, the Honeyball plant is a moisture lover (although don't allow it to sit in waterlogged soil).

Care Guide

Planting Advice for your cephalanthus 'Magical Moonlight' Button Bush:

  • Shrub roots generally tend to spread out rather than down, so dig a planting hole 3 x wider than the roots of the shrub you're planting and mix some well-rotted compost or manure with the soil from the hole and use this to re-fill one the shrub is in place.
  • We've found that a square hole is better than a round one as the new roots, once they reach the edges tend to grow in a circle round the circumference of the hole whereas when they reach the corners of a square hole, they find it easier to grow through.
  • Before planting soak container-grown shrubs thoroughly and allow to drain.
  • Remove the plant from its pot and tease out a few of the roots.
  • Add Mycorrhizal fungi to the roots when planting to help plants establish quicker.
  • Place your shrub in the hole at the same level at the pot.
  • Refill the hole with the earth removed (backfilling).
  • Firm in the soil with your heel, avoiding the root ball and water well.
  • Mulch around the base of the plant with a collar, compost, gravel, bark etc.
  • If you're planting into pots, place some old rocks, stones or gravel in the bottom of the pot for drainage and ballast.
  • Use the best compost you can buy and some sand or grit for drainage.

 

Aftercare advice for Button Bush:

  • Keep plants well-watered while they establish, especially if planted up in a pot.
  • Water button bushes before the soil dries completely.
  • Feed once a year in spring with a balanced fertiliser such as our fish. blood and bone.

 

Pruning Advice for Cephalanthus 'Magical Moonlight':

  • Easy to keep, only occasional maintenance is needed, and plants can be cut back hard in spring as soon as buds begin to swell.
Planting / Flowering Calendar
Best Time To Plant
When Your Plant Will Flower
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Fully Grown Plant dimensions (approx)
Plant Dimensions
150cm
100cm
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Button Bush (Cephalanthus 'Magical Moonlight')
Button Bush (Cephalanthus 'Magical Moonlight')
3L pot
Item: 510275
RRP £29.99
Deal Price £19.99
Save: £10.00 - 33%