Swing Low® Distylium

Distylium 'PIIDIST-VI' PP29,779

Swing Low® Distylium

Swing Low® Disylium is a low-growing evergreen shrub for warm climates that makes a perfect prostrate groundcover. Maturing to only 2 to 3 feet tall and spreading to 4 to 6 feet wide, Swing Low® has blue-green leaves densely arranged on horizontal branches. Like all First Editions® Distylium, Swing Low® is an adaptable plant that can be used in multiple landscape applications as it adapts well to pruning and is disease and insect resistant.

  • Height


  • Width


  • Exposure

    Full Sun to Part Shade

  • Hardiness Zone


  • Heat Zone


  • Shape


  • 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.