Coppertone Distylium

Distylium 'PIIDIST-III' PP25,304

Coppertone™ Distylium

Coppertone Distylium features coppery-red new foliage that matures to a cool blue green. Disease resistant and adaptable, this evergreen shrub for warm climates has become a landscape favorite as a replacement for boxwood, cherry laurel, and other shrubs that have become plagued with disease and pest issues. At 3 to 4 feet tall and 4 to 5 feet wide, Coppertone is a great mid-size choice for landscape beds.

  • Height


  • Width


  • Exposure

    Full Sun to Part Shade

  • Hardiness Zone


  • Heat Zone


  • Shape

    Rounded to spreading

  • Flower Color

    Dark Red

  • Foliage


Bonus Attributes

  • Deer Resistant icon

    Deer Resistant

  • Drought Tolerant icon

    Drought Tolerant

  • Good in Damp Soil icon

    Good in Damp Soil

Caring Tips

  • pruning

    Late Winter After Flower

  • watering


  • fertilizing


Watering Distilyium with watering can

Know your zone

Zone Hardiness Map

The colored areas show where this plant thrives. Knowing this will help you select the most appropriate plants for your zone.