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.
Emerald Heights® Distylium
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.