First Editions® Coppertone™ Distylium

Distylium 'PIIDIST-III'

Height: 3-4'
Width: 4-5'
Exposure: Full sun to part shade
Zone: 7-9
A mid-sized spreading to rounded evergreen with coppery-red new foliage that matures to blue-green. Petite red flowers appear in the winter. Full sun to moderate shade; any well drained soil on the acid side; tolerates drought, heat, wet soil and displays exceptional resistance to disease and insects. This adaptable plant is a good alternative for boxwood, cherry laurel, holly and juniper.