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Blue Cascade® Evergreen Distylium

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

Pronunciation: dis-STY-lee-um
SKU #09789
6-9

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OVERVIEW
Description 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.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Late Winter to Early Spring
Mature Size Reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall and wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Easy Care, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Waterwise, Compact Form
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Showy Flowers
Patent Act Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container, Hedge
Flower Color Red
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Heavenly Bamboo (Nandina); Weigela (Weigela); Ninebark (Physocarpus); Barberry (Berberis)
CARE
Care 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.

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.