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East Orange, NJ
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Question by mgorrick
April 24, 2007
This is my first year in the garden! I planted silver king euonymus, golden euonymus & golden globe along my fence, what is the suitable plant to balance off this setting. I need easy care plant. Also where can I find Cardinal Flower(Lobelia Flower) HELP ME PLEASE?

Answer from NGA
April 24, 2007
Cardinal flower or Lobelia cardinalis should be found in the perenial section -- you may need to find a nursery that specializes in perennials and native plants, or it may not be in stock until summer when it blooms.

Along with those golden shrubs you might want a solid green evergreen such as yew or juniper or mugho pine. This will add some texture and a color contrast.

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