Latin Name: Cephelanthus occidentalis

Type: Shrub/Vine

Light: Sun / Part Sun

Moisture: Wet-Mesic / Wet

Soil: Sand / Loam / Clay

Size: 6' x 6'

Color: White

Bloom Time: June / July

Description: This large shrub is found in wet openings but can tolerate drier sites. The glossy opposite leaves emerge red/green changing to dark green in summer. The creamy, white, mid-summer sphere shaped blooms are magical to attract pollinators. Round seed pods follow the flower with many to persist through winter.