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post #13 of (permalink) Old 03-10-2013, 10:13 PM Thread Starter
hydrophyte
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Buttonbush (Cephalanthus occidentalis) looks like an interesting plant to try. This plant is a member of the coffee family (Rubiaceae) and grows in swamps in the Eastern US, Mexico and the Caribbean and it blooms with very pretty white globe flowers. I wondered if this plant would be suitable ofr growing indoors--a lot of native trees and shrubs won't grow inside--but I found several references to keeping it as indoor bonsai. One picture that I encountered even showed a bonsai plant only about 16" tall with several flowers on it.


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