New Jersey Tea

Ceanothus americanus

New Jersey Tea features glossy leaves, numerous bright white flowers and a mounding shape that make this compact shrub a popular garden member. Plant two to three feet apart to create a low growing, drought tolerant hedge. …

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Plants 3" Pots
1-4 $6.99 ea.
5-10 $5.99 ea.
11-31 $4.99 ea.
32+ $3.99 ea.
Availability: In stock
SKU
32150-03
Cultural Details
Soil Type Loam, Sand
Soil Moisture Dry, Medium
Sun Exposure Full Sun, Partial
Height 2' - 3'
Bloom Color White
Bloom Time July, Aug
Spacing 3'
Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Root Type Taproot
Benefits Butterflies, Pollinators, Hummingbirds, Host Plant, Deer Resistant

New Jersey Tea (Ceanothus americanus) features glossy leaves, numerous bright white flowers and a mounding shape that make this compact shrub a popular garden member. Plant two to three feet apart to create a low growing, drought tolerant hedge. New Jersey Tea is attractive to hummingbirds, which eat the tiny insects that pollinate the flowers. The name New Jersey Tea was coined during the American Revolution because its leaves were used as a substitute for imported tea.