Distylium Shrub Varieties
Distylium 'PIIDIST-II' PPAF 'Blue Cascade' 3' - 4'. A compact, evergreen shrub with matte blue green leaves. Grows in sun to partial shade. 'Blue Cascade' distylium is an excellent choice for southern gardens as it is heat and drought tolerant. Small, reddish maroon flowers in late winter to early spring add winter interest. Plant 'Blue Cascade' in masses for low growing hedges or as accent plants in a mixed border.
Distylium 'PIIDIST-I' PPAF 'Emerald Heights' 5'. Glossy, dark green foliage and larger size make 'Emerald Heights' distylium a great pick for living privacy fences, hedges and borders. Flowers occur in early spring. Drought tolerant once established and hardy 'Emerald Heights' is a low maintenance, easy care shrub which offers evergreen coverage in touch spots.
'Vintage Jade' Dwaf
Distylium Hybrid 'Vintage Jade' 2'. Dwarf Distylium. The smallest of the distylium, 'Vintage Jade' is perfect for thick, low hedges and borders along walkways or paths. It may also be used as front of the garden edging. 'Vintage Jade' has the easy to grow characteristics of other distylium and is dense, compact and tolerates a wide range of soil conditions.