My journey through teas-day has lead me to a white tea called Silver Needle.
Up close, I can't help but think that they look like left-over legs off a huntsman but from a distance they look a bit more like silvery rosemary needles.
White tea is sourced from only the young unopened buds - they are dried and undergo only a light fermentation which gives it that silvery appearance. In comparison, Black teas are fully fermented - oolong is partially fermented and green teas are unfermented.
Dosage is a teaspoon to 1 cup hot water (80°C) and it should be brewed for about 5 minutes. If you've been careful with the water temperature you should get 3 re-steepings - if the water is too hot you can end up with a bitter taste.
It has a pale colour and soft, subtle flavours - a good choice if you're winding down for the day.