Ceanothus americanus

New Jersey Tea

  • Category: Natives
  • Hardiness Zone: 3
  • Height: 18-36 inches
  • Spread: 24-36 inches
  • Bloom Color: White

Branching slender-stemmed sub-shrub with small white aromatic flowers in dense clusters in late summer, interesting textured foliage. Used by colonial Americans to make tea during Revolutionary War era tea boycott.

Partial Shade
Plant Sub-Group
Perennial Natives