Flowering Perennials

New Jersey Tea (Ceanothus americanus)

New Jersey Tea (Ceanothus americanus)

  • Great for small landscapes
  • Full to part sun
  • Medium to dry soil
  • Grows 2 to 3 feet tall
  • Blooms July and August
  • Stays small and mounded
  • Looks good in all landscapes
  • Can be planted to create a low growing hedge
  • Protect from rabbits the first two years
  • Larval host plant
  • Loved by pollinators and hummingbirds
  • One of the few woody plants of the prairie
  • Can be slow to develop
  • Mammalian herbivores love this plant

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New Jersey Tea (Ceanothus americanus)
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