Foliage with bloom
Clearly shows the opposite & whorled leaf arrangement.
Buttonbush, honey bells, honeyball, button willow (Cephalanthus occidentalis) fruit which is a round dark brown cluster of nutlets (each 1/4'' long & 2 seeded) that mature in late summer to fall.
Buttonbush, honey bells, honeyball, button willow (Cephalanthus occidentalis) spherical, hard and ball-like fruit consisting of nutlets each containing 2 seeds at different stages of maturity.
Buttonbush, honey bells, honeyball, button willow (Cephalanthus occidentalis) branches ...
Growing wild in Tallapoosa County, Alabama at lakeside
This was taken at our local city park from the boardwalk along the creek.
Picture of the fruit.
Habit of the plant in August.
wonderful honey scent
from a cutting in may. it is now september 2. very fast grower
Florida Botanical Gardens 6-28-08
Close up of blossom
Closer picture of leaves
This Buttonbush was on a gravel bar near a creek in a shady spot.
Buttonbush, Honey Bells, Honeyball, Button Willow (Cephalanthus occidentalis) growing in almost solid limestone at the edge of Medina Lake, Pipe Creek, Texas. Due to severe drought conditions, there is no water at the edge of the lake. Photo courtesy of Woodie Goodspeed. July, 2008.
1 year old. Isn't it Beautuful already!
Button Bush in my native plants border, August 12, 2009. Baton Rouge, LA (8B)
These grow wild on my property and are pretty in a vase.
Two bushes planted at Isle a La Cache Museum in Romeoville in ne IL in August 2013
Foliage of a specimen in a shady area in Tyler Arboretum in June 2012
A lone flower ball in mid-August 2013 in ne IL of a specimen planted at a museum
A few fruits borne in mid-August 2011 in ne IL, plus some mildew on foliage
The trunks of an old specimen in Jenkins Arboretum in se PA in late Sept 2014
An old specimen at the big pond in Jenkins Arboretum in late Sept 2014