Arboretum Snapshots

Click to view a sample of some of the unique blooms of the UC Santa Cruz Arboretum. While not all of these plants may be in bloom when you visit, this gallery is reflective of the type of blooms you will enjoy. Follow the World Tour signs to view many of these blooms.

  • Salvia ‘Costa Rica Blue’
  • Salvia ‘Mystic Spires Blue’
  • Salvia 'Waverly'
  • Arctostaphylos pajaroensis ‘Brett’s Beauty’ (Pajaro Manzanita)
  • Arctostaphylos silvicola ‘Alma’ (Bonny Doon Manzanita)
  • Ceanothus arboreus (Feltleaf Ceanothus)
  • Agathosma betulina (Round Leaf Buchu)
  • Agathosma imbricata (Skunk Plant)
  • Erica baccans
  • Erica speciosa
  • Leucadendron ‘Inca Gold’
  • Leucadendron 'Wilson's Wonder'
  • Leucadendron (Winter Red)
  • Leucadendron galpinii
  • Leucospermum lineare x glabrum ‘Tango’
  • Protea neriifolia (Flared Form)
  • Hebe ‘Icing Sugar’
  • Adenanthos macropodianus
  • Alyogyne huegelii (Blue Hibiscus)
  • Astroloma foliosum
  • Banksia baueri
  • Banksia integrifolia-prostrate
  • Banksia menziesii
  • Banksia speciosa
  • Banksia splendida (Shaggy Dryandra)
  • Banksia victoriae (Woolly Orange Banksia)
  • Boronia crenulata ‘Shark Bay'
  • Chamelaucium ciliatum ‘Scaddan’
  • Correa ‘Dawn in Santa Cruz’
  • Correa ‘Marian’s Marvel’
  • Correa reflexa ‘Red Roo’
  • Correa reflexa ‘Yanakie’
  • Crowea exalata ‘Ryan’s Star’
  • Crowea ‘Pink Blush’,  Australian Garden
  • Eucalyptus caesia ssp. magna (Silver Princess)
  • Grevillea depauperata
  • Grevillea lanigera ‘Coastal Gem’
  • Grevillea lavandulacea ‘Tanuda’ (Lavender Grevillea)
  • Grevillea rosmanifolia ‘Nana’
  • Grevillea 'Long John'
  • Grevillea 'Mason's Hybrid'
  • Grevillea ‘Robyn Gordon’
  • Grevillea 'Ruby Clusters'
  • Grevillea 'Superb'
  • Hakea clavata
  • Hibbertia empetrifolia
  • Kunzea baxteri (Scarlet Kunzea)
  • Lechenaultia formosa (Red Lechenaultia)
  • Phebalium stenophyllum
  • Philotheca salsolifolia (Salsola-leaved Philotheca)
  • Tetratheca thymifolia ‘Amethyst Eyes’
  • Thryptomene saxicola
  • Zieria ‘Pink Crystals’