Exposure: Part sun-sun Soil: Medium wet- Wet Mature Height: 6-12 feet Mature Width: 12-18 feet
Notable Features: Will grow in standing water or moist garden soil; unique white flowers and seedheads
Attracts: Insects and Birds: The nectar and pollen of the flowers attract honeybees, bumblebees, cuckoo bees (Triepeolus spp.), long-horned bees (Melissodes spp.), leaf-cutting bees (Megachile spp.), green metallic bees (Agapostemon spp.), various wasps, thick-headed flies (Conopidae), Syrphid flies, butterflies, and skippers. In addition, the Ruby-throated Hummingbird sometimes visits the flowers for nectar. During fall migration, ducks and other birds eat the seeds of Buttonbush.