Jewel Box Distylium

Distylium hybrid 'BLDY01 PPIP

Attractive, soft, blue-green fine textured foliage with a compact, rounded habit makes Jewel Box a great alternative to Boxwood or Holly. Use in mass plantings, borders or hedges.

Bloom/Feature

BLANK

Plant Type

Shrubs

Evergreen or Deciduous

Evergreen

USDA Zones

7, 8, 9

Zone Detail

Hardy to 0°F to 10°F

Key Features

Compact Habit, Disease / Pest Resistance, Drought Tolerance, Dwarf, Easy Care, Heat Tolerance, Returns Year After Year

Flowering Season

None

Use

Accent, Border, Container, Cut Flowers, Hedge, Low Hedge, Mass Planting, Raised Beds, Rock Gardens, Slope, Woodland Garden

Exposure

Full Sun to Part Shade

Water

Medium

Soil Type

Well-drained garden soil

Fertilizer

Feed throughout growing season

Dimensions

2–3' H x 3–4' W

Pruning

Shape in early spring before first flush

Planting Instructions

  • Water before planting
  • Plant in Full sun to part shade
  • Dig hole 2X the width of pot
  • Backfill and plant 1–2" above soil level
  • Water and add more soil if needed
  • Mulch 1–2" deep around plant, avoiding area closest to stem