Distyliums are an exciting, new group of broadleaf evergreens for the southern garden and beyond. They are pest and disease resistant and low maintenance. These unique shrubs tolerate heat, drought, and even wet soil. Adaptable, versatile, and tough, distyliums are quickly becoming a landscape phenomenon. These pretty shrubs are a perfect substitute for boxwoods, laurels, hollies, and junipers.
Distylium Varieties | The Options
This shrub spreads outward similar to many junipers. Dense, deep green foliage lasts all year. Petite ruby red flowers add a breath-taking pop of color in winter. The low growing spreading habit of the Vintage Jade makes it an excellent groundcover choice. Add this evergreen shrub to a rock garden for an outstanding display.
The beautiful blue-green foliage lasts all year with this Distylium. Small ruby red flowers coat the branches adding rich color in January through March. In spring the leaves have a lovely bronze-red hue. This compact evergreen bush has a cascading, layered effect. The Blue Cascade adds depth, color, and texture to your landscape.