Button Bush Live Stakes

Button Bush Live Stakes

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Live Stakes
Planting Zones 5-9
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Sun And Shade
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Button Bush Live Stakes


Button Bush Live Stakes: Cephalanthus occidentals, or buttonbush, is a North American native deciduous shrub. It grows well in mixed sun and shade in the moderately warm USDA plant hardiness zones. They are graceful and lovely shrubs with irregular, gently twisted, multi-stemmed trunks.


In nature, they occur in consistently high-moisture soil or up to three feet of standing water. They are a common sight along partially shaded riverbanks, streams, swamps, or near small lakes.


They need at least six hours of daily sunshine to produce their lovely white pom-pom flowers. They are relatively undemanding shrubs if you meet their water and sunlight demands.


What Are Button Bush Live Stakes?


Live staking is a process that allows an arborist or horticulturist to create new plants from cuttings. The horticulturist will use a sterile, sharp blade to cut a small stem--or live stake--from a healthy specimen. They quickly transplant those cuttings by sticking them directly into the ground, usually in a high-moisture environment.


Once transplanted into that permanent location, they will develop roots and begin to grow. This process makes planting buttonbush plants very affordable when compared to purchasing seedlings.


Button Bush Live Stakes Will Grow Into Lovely Shrubs With White Pom-Pom Flowers


It can be hard to imagine when you look at the little button bush live stakes, but they will eventually grow into a lovely, almost twenty-foot-tall shrub.


The green whorled leaves will grow in an opposing arrangement on the red-brown stems. They will be dark green and oval-shaped with a softly rounded tip. The leaves will grow as large as six inches long and two inches wide.


The flowers will look like white pincushions--large, white, and pleasantly rounded. They will have petite, tubular-shaped petals and a wonderful fragrance. These lovely blossoms attract butterflies, bees, and birds.


Order Your Button Bush Live Stakes From TN Nursery Today


The horticulturist at TN Nursery has the experience and knowledge to precisely and healthily harvest button bush live stakes--order yours today with total confidence in our know-how.

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  • 5
    The cutest plants ever

    Posted by Cadence Dixon on Dec 23, 2020

    I’m so proud of these!

  • 5
    Button Bush Live Stakes

    Posted by Cindy Hawk on Aug 27, 2019

    The shipping was fast and the packaging was great.

  • 5
    Button Bush Live Stakes

    Posted by Cindy Hawk on Aug 22, 2019

    These came packaged well. Was surprised to see planting instructions were included. very pleased

Shipping Information

We dig fresh our plants and ship immediately. We ship US Mail, Priority shipping. You will receive a tracking number once your plants ship. All plants will be fine in their packages for up to 3 days after receiving.

How We Protect Your Plants For Transit

We sell only bare root plants. We dip the roots in tera-sorb silicone gel to retain ample moisture for transit and surround with plastic. This is superior protection for plants in transit for up to 12 days.

Upon Receipt Of Your Plants

Open your plants and inspect the same day received. We offer 3 days to report any problems with your order. Bare root plants need to be planted within 2-3 days of receiving unless weather-related problems prohibit planting. Store in a cool place and keep roots moist and covered with plastic until they can be planted. Water for the first week daily after planting.

Shipping Dates

Ships November through April