Cephalanthus 'Magical Moonlight'

Large Plant, Cephalanthus, Buttonbush | Buttonbush

Hardy Shrub

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New to Thompson and Morgan

Neat and compact, highly ornamental and bursting with wildlife appeal

The Button Bush is truly unique

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A new variety, Cephalanthus 'Magical Moonlight' is neat and compact, highly ornamental and bursting with wildlife appeal - proving there’s no need to compromise on looks when it comes to catering for bees and butterflies. The Button Bush is truly unique, with florets of white tubular flowers that open to form perfect spheres covered in a multitude of yellow-tipped pin-like stamens. Not only does 'Magical Moonlight' add a celestial feeling to your garden through midsummer, but you will love the intensely-rich perfume. In autumn its lychee-like fruits (the size of golf balls) offer up an abundance of seeds for wild birds. Thriving in most non-alkaline soils, this variety even copes on difficult damp ground where the soil is prone to seasonal waterlogging. Height: 1.5m (5'). Spread: 2m (6',6").

Height Up to 150cm (59in)
Spread Up to 200cm (78in)

Hardy Shrub

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Flowering Months


1 cephalanthus plant in 3 litre pot (V63782)
2 cephalanthus plants in 3 litre pots (V63783P)

Grow Cephalanthus in fertile, humus rich, moist but well drained, non alkaline soil. Choose a position where it will benefit from full sun.
Feed and water Cephalanthus regularly until fully established. Prune Buttonbushes in early spring, cutting back stems to a permanent woody framework close to the base of the plant.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

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Van Meuwen strives to ensure that all its plants are delivered to you in the perfect condition for planting. Sadly, the time it takes to deliver to certain locations in the UK means that we can't guarantee this, so regretfully we are unable to ship live plants to the following areas: HS, IV41-IV49, IV51, IV55-56, KW15-KW17, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-PA78, PA80, PH40-PH44, TR21-TR24, ZE1-ZE3

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