Ceanothus americanus, or New Jersey Tea, is a 2-3 foot, hardy, perennial, woody shrub for well-drained dry to medium soils in part to full sun. New Jersey Tea is a nitrogen-fixing plant with bright white flowers growing in July through August. The shrub attracts numerous pollinating insects that are fed upon by hummingbirds.

Light: Sun, Part Sun
Soil moisture: Moist, Dry
Height: 3′
Bloom time: June, July, Aug
Color: White
Spacing: 3′

Ceanothus americanus New Jersey Tea