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Cephalanthus occidentalis "Moonlight Fantasy"
Medium-sized, broad, moderately growing deciduous shrub or small tree (H 2-2,5 m, W 2-3 m). Leaves ovate (12-18 cm), green, with red veins underside, autumn colour bright yellow to orange-red. Flowers in dense, round inflorescence (2-2,5 cm), cream white, intensely scented. Flowering period: June-July. Attracts butterflies and bees. It grows well in deep, fertile, always moderately moist, well-drained soils, in sun or semi-shade. Useful as a container-plant.
Sunny shady position

These plants grow well in sun or in partial shade. Usually they tolerate more sun and heat if given enough moisture; in partial or light shade they need less moisture.

Conifer deciduous tree with plant

Decidious have woody stems (i. e. tree trunk and branches) and are also called woody plants or trees. Leaves are normally broad, soft and thin.

Deciduous evergreen plant partially true

The plant develops new leaves or needles every spring, which dropp off in autumn. Herbaceous plants can die completely in above ground section and grow back in the spring.

Presumed strength

Plant can in otherwise appropriate environment survive cold down to - 23 °C.

Soil humidity

Moist soil usually contain morefine clay parts and less sand, more humus and organic materials, they are somewhat heavier, but not hard; water does not run away quickly but stays among soil particles and is long available to plants. There is no stagnant water, soil is airy enough. Drought occurs rarely on such positions. Plants are given more or less permanent, moderate moisture.

Growth shape

Woody plant, normally branched at the ground level into several side stems, usually lacks of a dominant stem. Tree top can be of different shapes, dense or thin, symetric or uneven. Most shrubs reach a height of 1 to 2 metres, but some can grow much higher (up to 8 m); some can grow into very low or carpet-like forms.

Autumn colorfulness
Leaves or needles of many deciduos plants change colour in autumn before falling mostly to yellow, orange and red shades. Distinctive autumn red or similar colouration may also appear in some evergreen plants, which leaves/needels do not fall off in autumn. Autumn coloration depends on general condition of a plant, maintanance, weather and site. Usually leaves colour more intensely if dry autumn and if differences between day and night temperatures are greater, as well as on dry, sandy soils with less nitrogen. Among grown ornamental plants there are numerous varieties with especially intense or diverse autumn colour than by the basic species.
Cephalanthus o. 'Moonlight Fantasy' P9 YOUNG PLANTS
Cephalanthus o. 'Moonlight Fantasy' P9 YOUNG PLANTS
SKU W.2698254
Delivery date: expected up to 7 days after receiving the goods
Delivery: 5. 09. 2024 - 19. 07. 2024
Partner stock:
Informational stock: 160
7.65 € /PART
6.99 € Excluding tax
Products specifications
Attribute name Attribute value
Fruit blossom period/season ne
Deciduous / Evergreen deciduous shrub
Fruit edibility no
Height of growth shrubs medium - 1,5 to 3 m
Basic leaf / needles colour
Plant Type Deciduous tree
Position/Location Sun to partial shade
Hibernation winter hardy -18 to -23 °C
Basic leaf colour
Width of growth width 2 to 3 m
Jesenska barvitost Da
Honey Plants yes
Blossom season/time June-July
Moisture/Humidity moist soil
Durability No

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