Jewel Box Distylium is a compact evergreen shrub with a rounded habit and fine blue-green foliage. The small red-maroon flowers bloom on arching stems in winter and early spring attracting butterflies and pollinators. Grows best in full sun and slightly acidic, moist well-drained soil. Tolerates drought and wet soils.
2' - 3’
3’ - 4’
USDA Hardiness Zone:
7 - 9
Full Sun, Part Sun
Season of Interest:
MAINTENANCE NEEDS: Low Maintenance. No serious disease or pest problems.
LANDSCAPE USES: Accents or Group Plantings, Borders, Woodland Garden, Rock Gardens, Pond edges, Foundational Plantings, Hedges, and Containers.
COMPANION PLANTS: Drift Rose, Hydrangea, Weigela