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Emerald Heights® Evergreen Distylium

Distylium hybrid 'PIIDIST-I' PP #24,410

Pronunciation: dis-STY-lee-um
SKU #09790

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Description A dense and compact evergreen shrub with excellent resistance to pests and disease. Cascading, glossy green foliage produces an interesting layered effect. Red-maroon flowers bloom late winter into early spring. Highly adaptable, and an ideal alternative to more ordinary hollies and laurels for borders, hedges, and mass plantings.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Late Winter to Early Spring
Mature Size Reaches 5 ft. tall and wide.
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Easy Care, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Compact Form
Growth Rate Moderate
Patent Act Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Landscape Use Border, Container, Hedge
Flower Color Red
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Heavenly Bamboo (Nandina); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Weigela (Weigela); Ninebark (Physocarpus); Rose (Rosa)
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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9

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