Cephalanthus Magical Moonlight ('Kolmoon')
- available to order from midsummer
- 3 litre pot
- Position: full sun
- Soil: fertile, moist but well-drained, neutral to acidic soil
- Rate of growth: average
- Flowering period: July to August
- Hardiness: fully hardy
Forming a compact mound of mid-green foliage, this deciduous shrub also produces rounded clusters of small white flowers, each with a slender protruding stamen, which creates a pinwheel-like effect. These open from green buds and have a honey-like scent that will help attract butterflies and other beneficial pollinators to the garden.
- Garden care: Cut it back hard in March, taking it back to within 3 or 4 buds from the base.