Ceanothus americanus, New Jersey Tea
|New Jersey Tea flowers|
New Jersey Tea is a plant of sandy, gravelly, and otherwise well-drained locations. Minnesota is at the northwestern-most portion of its range, but it does well east of the open prairie. Plant this with Wild Lupine, Butterflyweed, Hoary Puccoon, Leadplant, and other forbs and grasses that appreciate well-drained, sandy soils.
Blooms: white, late June into early August
Height: 2 to 3 feet
Conditions: sun to pt shade, medium to dry soils