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Tour Solano Twin Sisters
Red Hot Poker
Coast Redwood
European White Birch
Designer: Marsha Pouget

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Photographer: GardenSoft
Red Hot Poker

Common name: Red Hot Poker
Botanical name: Kniphofia uvaria

This perennial will reach about 3' tall and has large green leaves with orange flowers that bloom in summer and fall.

Coast Redwood

Common name: Coast Redwood
Botanical name: Sequoia sempervirens

This conifer is one of the longest living plants in the world and tallest also, one measuring 321' tall! Typically, this tree will quickly grow 100' tall and 30' wide in commercial cultivation. Leaves look like needles, are evergreen and dark green colored. Flowers are inconspicuous. Brown cones appear in fall and winter. Bark is reddish brown, furrowed, and attractive. This tree does well in full sun in cool summer climates but needs afternoon shade in warmer areas. It needs well draining, acidic, moist soil. Great shade tree. Used as bonsai specimens. Can take coastal conditions of fog and marine layer but cannot be planted at beach. Foliage and bark are aromatic.

European White Birch

Common name: European White Birch
Botanical name: Betula pendula

This medium-size weeping tree will grow to about 40' tall and has a whitish/brown bark with deciduous green leaves. Additional Names: Betula verrucosa, White Birch