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New Jersey Tea - Ceanothus americanus


- Low, upright, deciduous shrub with pubescent leaves giving the entire plant a grayish cast

- Small white flowers occur in 2" branch-tip clusters

- Pollinator favorite for butterflies 

- Seed-heads are consumed by songbirds

- Host plant for numerous moth species


New Jersey Tea, Ceanothus americanus, is a small shrub native to Eastern and Central areas of the United States. New Jersey Tea typically grows in open woods and dry prairies. A tough plant, it tolerates a wide range of poor soil conditions. New Jersey Tea blooms in spring with a profusion of white flowers. The flowers attracts hummingbirds, butterflies and other pollinators.

New Jersey Tea - Ceanothus americanus

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  • Zone: 4-8

    Spread: 1-3 ft.

    Height: 3-4 ft.

    Sun: Full sun to partial shade

    Water: Dry to average

    Attracts: Butterflies, Birds and Hummingbirds, Moths

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