Plant ID forum: Unusual white puff bloom on bush

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Krysia22
Jul 20, 2017 9:03 PM CST
Never seen before, what is this wild bush called? I was cycling through a path and this bush with red stalks had these amazing looking snowball-like blooms.
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Name: Daisy I
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
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DaisyI
Jul 20, 2017 9:15 PM CST
Welcome!

Maybe a Buttonbush (Cephalanthus occidentalis). I'm not sure how far north they live.
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Savannah, GA (Sunset 28) (Zone 8b)
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greene
Jul 21, 2017 5:20 PM CST
I agree
Here is the page in our database.
Buttonbush (Cephalanthus occidentalis)

Edited to add:
They are supposedly hardy to zone 5a.
Sunset Zone 28, AHS Heat Zone 9, USDA zone 8b~"Leaf of Faith"
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