Photo Courtesy of Spring Meadow

Cephalanthus occidentalis Sputnik (Buttonbush)

Fragrant, nectar-rich white and pink-tinged ball-like blooms resemble satellites, with their pincushion-like flower heads. Moderate growth rate. Upright mounding habit.

Blooms mid to late summer
5-12 ft tall x 4-8 ft spread
HARDY to -30­°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts butterflies


Zone Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate to Consistent Moisture
Native to Native Cultivar