Rhododendron 'Ebony Pearl'

Ebony Pearl Rhododendron

Evergreen Shrub

With attractive and unusual chocolate brown foliage year-round this compact rhododendron is a keeper, but new foliage emerges red and is quite striking! Magenta pink flowers in spring really standout against the dark foliage.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9

Exposure: Full Shade, Part Shade, Filtered Sun, Morning Sun, Open Shade

Water Needs: Average, Regular / Even


Size: 30 - 60 tall x 24 - 36 wide
Shape / Form: Irregular, Rounded
Foliage Texture: Medium
Foliage Quality: Medium

Features: Dwarf / Compact Plant, Attractive Foliage, Flowers, Winter Interest, Year-round Interest

Foliage Color: Bronze / Copper, Brown / Chocolate, Burgundy / Maroon

Flower Color: Magenta / Deep Pink
Bloom Season: May, Jun, Spring

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Mixed Border, Small Gardens

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall, Year-round Interest, Three Seasons of Interest
Position / Role: mid-plane filler
Plant Behavior: Slow Growing
Collections: eGardenGo Favorite, Plants That Earn Their Keep

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: medium

Plant Combos

  • Foliage Combo in Bronze

    Focus: Color Theme, Mixed Border, Small Space
    Exposure: Open Shade, Filtered Sun, Morning Sun, Part Shade, Part Sun, Full Shade
    Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9

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