Emerald Heights® Distylium
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Emerald Heights® Distylium

Emerald Heights® Distylium

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Distylium Emerald Heights® 'PIIDIST-I' PP#24,410


The Emerald Heights® Distylium has dark green, glossy foliage that cascades to give a layered effect and provides year round interest. Small reddish-maroon flowers appear late winter for added seasonal interest. Emerald Heights® is a perfect plant to use in any size garden or landscape, reaching a mature height and width of 5 feet. Uses include container, border, mass planting, cutting garden, hedge, woodland garden, urban garden, screen, specimen, and foundation. This distylium creates a flow of green in any landscape all year long.

Hardiness Map
Mature Height: 8'
Mature Width: 8'
Flower Season: Early spring
Sun: Full sun to full shade
Hardiness Zone: 7 to 9
This plant is suitable for the low temperates below:
Temp (F)
Temp (C)
0 to 10
-17.8 to -12.2
10 to 20
-12.2 to -6.7
20 to 30
-6.7 to -1.1

The Distylium family of shrubs are relatively new to the market. They have become go to foundation plantings used to replace several problematic shrubs. When I'm talking to my customers, I tell them Distylium can handle shade, sun, dry, wet, good and bad soil. Emerald Heights is the choice for dense property line screening as its size can reach 8 feet if left untrimmed.