Ceanothus americanus (New Jersey Tea)

Bushy, upright, deciduous shrub that produces tiny clusters of fragrant, nectar-filled, white flowers at the end of the leaf axils new shoots. Leaves are green, broad-ovate and shiny with gray-ish, hairy undersides. Groundcover, average growth rate. 

Blooms mid to late spring

3-4 ft tall x 3-5 inch spread

HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)

Drought tolerant

Attracts bees, butterflies, hummingbirds and birds



Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun/Part Sun
Moisture Moderate
Native to Native