New Jersey Tea

Ceanothus americanus

Native to New Jersey, this tough plant boasts fluffy white blooms similar to lilac. Historically used as an alternative for imported tea during the Revolutionary period, this shrub is sure to be a great addition to your garden. Great for attracting pollinators.

  • Light Needs: Full Sun to Partial Shade
  • Water Needs: Water regularly, more so if in containers or when exposed to extreme heat
  • Bloom Season: Mid Summer
  • Habit: Upright
  • USDA Zone: 4-8