New Jersey Tea Characteristics
New Jersey Tea are small wildflower shrubs that used to be used as a tea substitute. The small white flower are fragrant and attract bees and other beneficial insects. Hummingbirds are know to frequent these small shrubs. Their small size makes them an effective groundcover when grouped together over rocky or dry locations.
These low maintenance, easy to care for shrubs have few disease and insect issues. Leaf spot and powdery mildew are possible. Root rot may occur in poorly drained soils.