Photo Courtesy of Proven Winners

Cephalanthus occidentalis Sugar Shack® (Buttonbush)

Creamy-white globe shaped flowers, followed by red fruit in the fall, make an impression against glossy, bright green foliage. Upright habit. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms from early summer to late summer
3-4 ft tall x 3-4 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Fragrant

Français

Zone Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate to Consistent Moisture
Native to Native Cultivar
Patent Info PP26543, CPBR5124
Brand Proven Winners

Bright orange-yellow flowers bloom on top of tall hairy stems, and give way to seed pods. Leaves are speared and narrow. Despite it’s common name, this particular species of milkweed has no milky sap. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid summer to early fall
1-3 ft tall x 1-3 ft wide
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts hummingbirds, bees, and butterflies
Moderate salt tolerance
Drought resistant
Deer resistant

More Info »

NEW

Cool season spreading grass has purple-green arching flowers in mounds of dark green to blue green narrow-bladed foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early to mid summer
3 – 5 ft tall x 1.5 – 2 ft wide
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Deer resistant
Attracts birds
Drought tolerant
Moderate salt tolerance

More Info »

Large hooded fuchsia flowers grow opposite each other on spikes of dark green leaves. Slow growth rate.

Blooms from late summer to mid fall
1.5 ft tall x 1 ft wide
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone

More Info »

Dome-like mauve-pink flowers blooms on multiple purple-spotted stems and deep green, ovate, coarsely toothed foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer to early fall
3-5 ft tall x 2-4 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone

More Info »

Flat-topped clusters of white flowers on strong stems with emerald green feather-like foliage. Fast growth rate.

Blooms mid-summer to early fall
3-4 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Tolerant to juglone

More Info »

Late in the season, this deciduous shrub adds colour and interest to the landscape with its deep blue flowers complemented by dark green, glossy foliage. Compact mounded habit.

Blooms late summer to early fall
2-2.5 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Fragrant

More Info »

 

White blooms in upright panicles are followed by brown seed capsules on glossy dark green foliage that turns to shades of yellow and golden brown in fall. Mounded habit. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms mid to late summer
3-4 ft tall x 4-5 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts butterflies and hummingbirds
Fragrant

More Info »