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Distylium BLUE CASCADE®

Distylium 'PIIDIST-II' PP #24,409


Distylium BLUE CASCADE® is a compact evergreen shrub with a unique cascading habit. Emerging purplish-bronze, the evergreen foliage matures to a beautiful blue-green. In late winter to early spring, a profusion of small, reddish maroon flowers appear above the foliage, adding further interest. Noted for its disease resistance, heat and drought tolerance, Distylium BLUE CASCADE® is suitable for borders, mass plantings or as a low hedge.

  • Grows up to 3-4 ft. tall and wide (90-120 cm).
  • A full sun to part shade lover, this plant is best grown in average, medium moisture, well-drained soils. Heat and drought resistant.
  • Good candidate for mixed shrub borders, city gardens, cottage gardens, hedges, foundation plantings or containers.
  • No serious pest or disease issues.
  • Prune after flowering.

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Requirements

Hardiness 6 – 9
Plant Type Shrubs
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Early,Mid,Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Winter
Height 3' – 4' (90cm – 120cm)
Spread 3' – 4' (90cm – 120cm)
Spacing 36" – 48" (90cm – 120cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Showy, Evergreen
Tolerance Drought
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Hedges and Screens, Patio and Containers
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Informal and Cottage, Prairie and Meadow

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While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.


Requirements

Hardiness 6 – 9
Plant Type Shrubs
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Early,Mid,Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Winter
Height 3' – 4' (90cm – 120cm)
Spread 3' – 4' (90cm – 120cm)
Spacing 36" – 48" (90cm – 120cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Showy, Evergreen
Tolerance Drought
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Hedges and Screens, Patio and Containers
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Informal and Cottage, Prairie and Meadow

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