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Blue Cascade® Evergreen Distylium

Distylium hybrid 'PIIDIST-II' PP #24,409

SKU
09789
Dense and compact evergreen shrub with resistance to disease and insects. Cascading matte blue-green foliage creates a layered effect. Excellent in cut flower arrangements. Reddish maroon flowers bloom late winter into early spring. Tolerates heat, drought and varied conditions, making it a versatile choice for borders or mass plantings. Semi-evergreen in cooler climates; may drop its leaves during a harsh winter. Semi-evergreen in cooler climates; may drop its leaves during a harsh winter.
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Botanical Pronunciationdis-STY-lee-um
Average Size at MaturityReaches 3 to 4 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeLate Winter to Early Spring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Rustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureEasy Care, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Waterwise, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Companion PlantsHydrangea (Hydrangea); Heavenly Bamboo (Nandina); Weigela (Weigela); Ninebark (Physocarpus); Barberry (Berberis)

Easily grown in average, well-drained soil. Water deeply and regularly during first growing season until established; reduce frequency once established. Provide winter protection in or below zone 6B normal low temperatures. Apply fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. May be pruned annually after flowering.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9

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