Genus Distylium Species x Cultivar 'PIIDIST-IV' First EditionsÂ® Linebackerâ„¢ Patent PPAF Common Name Linebackerâ„¢ Distylium Zone 7 to 9 Habit compact habit. Moderate growth rate., Upright Height 8 to 10 Feet Spread 6 to 8 Feet Foliage Reddish new growth, turning dark green. Evergreen. Flower Small red flowers in winter. Flower Color Red Culture Full sun to partial shade. Categories: Evergreen Shrub First Editions® Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window) Description Photo courtesy of First Editions.