First Editions ‘Vintage Jade’ Distylium is a low growing, spreading shrub. Distylium are members of the witch-hazel family, offering beautiful green foliage all year long. ‘Vintage Jade’s’ blooms appear in late winter, offering small burgundy flowers. The dark green leaves are disease and pest resistant, and the plant is very tolerant of both dry and wet soil. This easy-to-grow shrub is a good replacement for cherry laurels, junipers, hollies and Indian hawthorns.