New Jersey Tea (Ceanothus americanus)
Perennial deciduous shrub
Bloom Colour: white
Blooms: June - July
Height: 1-3 feet
Light: Part shade to full sun
Soil: Dry to moist, sand, loam, or limey soils.
Water Use: Low - Medium, drought tolerant
Hardiness Zone: 3-8
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New Jersey Tea is a shrub that is native to Ontario, is drought and cold tolerant, and can withstand harsh conditions because it has very deep roots.
New Jersey Tea attracts: Native bees and beneficial insects that will protect your garden from pest insects.
And is a host plant for: Spring Azure, Mottled Duskywing, and Summer Azure butterflies.