New Jersey Tea
  • New Jersey Tea

    Ceanothus americanus 


    A compact, attractive shrub for sunny dry areas. Clusters of small white flowers appear in mid summer and mature into three-lobed brown seed capsules. The leaves were once used as a substitute for tea during the American Revolution and the large red roots were used in making a dye for wool. Attracts Butterflies and other pollinators. Drought tolerant.

    • Characteristics

      Type: Shrub

      Height: 2-3 Feet

      Blooms: June to July

      Bloom Colour: White

    • Growth Conditions

      Light: Full Sun to Part Shade

      Soil: Dry, Sandy/Gravel & Average Soil

      Habitat: Open Dry Woods, Prairies, Barrens & Hillsides

    Pot Sizes

    Nursery Location:

    (Ignatius Jesuit Centre)

    5420 Hwy 6 

    Guelph ON 

    N1H 6J2

    Phone: 519-760-0055


    Mailing Address:

    2 Cassino Avenue

    Guelph, ON

    N1E 2H8

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