Distylium myricoides

                                Isu Tree

Evergreen shrub with narrow blue-green foliage.  It’s arching growth habit creates a layered spreading appearance in the landscape.  The species displays heat, drought, full sun tolerance and doesn’t discolor in winter.  Might serve as a replacement for hollies, cherrylaurels and junipers.  This relative of the witchhazel grows 5′ h x 8′ w.