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Cephalanthus 'Magical Moonlight'.  Button Bush.

The Cephalanthus 'Magical Moonlight' is a neat shrub and a perfect addition to any garden. Truly unique, perfectly round clusters of honey-scented small white flowers are covered in slender protruding yellow-tipped stamens attracting a real mixture of friendly insects such as bees and butterflies. In Autumn the glossy green leaves of summer turn a golden-orange colour and the fruits are a favourite with the birds. Although deciduous through winter the new stems are flushed red bringing colour to the garden in spring.

This attractive shrub is low maintenance and also makes a great container plant for patios, conservatories and greenhouses. Cold hardy in most regions, although winter protection may be necessary in areas prone to prolonged severe freezes.  


These plants are exceptional quality from specialist growers. Photo 1-3 show some of the actual plants coming into stock from Spring 2022. Please Note: Heights stated include pot sizes.

Click into the "Height" box and price of each plant is shown next to its size. UK delivery is FREE on all our plants.


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  • Latin Name: Cephalanthus 'Magical Moonlight'.

    Common Name: Button Bush. Honey Ball Plant.

    Native: USA.

    Hardiness: Around -8 degrees.

    Characteristics: Deciduous neat shrub. Clusters of fragrant white flowers make up perfect spheres produced successively through summer. Glossy dark green oval shaped leaves turn golden orange in Autumn. Very attractive to wildlife. Easy to grow and low maintenance.

    Sunlight: Full sun/partial sun.

    Exposure: Exposed/Sheltered.

    Soil: Well drained soil.

    Moisture: Water regularly through summer, less in winter, but keep moist.

    Feeding: Feed in Spring with a balanced fertilizer.

  • Pre-order Now For Delivery From Spring 2022.


    All palms and plants have been imported with phytosanitary certificates from top quality growers.

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