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.

  • Cistus albidus (White Leaf Rockrose)
  • Melianthus major
  • Verbina lilacina 'De La Mina’ (Purple Cedros Island Verbena)
  • Lepechinia calycina 
(Pitcher Sage)
  • Salvia leucophylla (Purple Sage)
  • Corokia cotoneaster 
‘Anton’s Dwarf’ (Wire Netting Bush)
  • Hebe ‘Icing Sugar’
  • Hebe macrocarpa
  • Agathosma imbricata (Skunk Plant)
  • Erica speciosa
  • Felicia fruticosa 
(Wild Aster)
  • Greyia sutherlandii (Natal Bottlebrush)
  • Leucadendron 'Wilson's Wonder'
  • Leucadendron tinctum
  • Leucospermum ‘Dennis’ Red'
  • Leucospermum glabrum x conocarpodendron
  • Leucospermum lineare x glabrum ‘Tango’
  • Protea neriifolia (Flared Form)
  • Protea nitida
  • Actinodium cunninghamii
  • Alyogyne huegelii (Blue Hibiscus)
  • Anigozanthos flavidus 
(red flowered form) Tall Kangaroo Paws
  • Banksia undata (Dryandra praemorsa)
  • Boronia crenulata ‘Shark Bay'
  • Eucalyptus caesia ssp. magna (Silver Princess)
  • Euryomyrtus ramosissima 
(Rosy Baeckea)
  • Grevillea 'Austraflora Fanfare'
  • Grevillea depauperata
  • Grevillea lavandulacea ‘Tanuda’ (Lavender Grevillea)
  • Grevillea 'Long John'
  • Grevillea 'Mason's Hybrid'
  • Grevillea ‘Robyn Gordon’
  • Grevillea 'Ruby Clusters'
  • Grevillea 'Superb'
  • Hibbertia pedunculata 
(Stalked Guinea Flower)
  • Lechenaultia biloba 
(Blue Lechenaultia)
  • Lechenaultia formosa (Red Lechenaultia)
  • Micromyrtus ciliata - spreading form
  • Phebalium glandulosum (Sunsplash)
  • Philotheca myoporoides 
‘Profusion’
  • Pimelea ferruginea 'Bon Petite' (Rice Flower)
  • Prostanthera rotundifolia 
(Round-leaved Mintbush)
  • Pultenaea villosa ‘Butterscotch’ 
(Bush Pea)
  • Ricinocarpus tuberculatus 
(Wedding Bush)
  • Tetratheca thymifolia ‘Amethyst Eyes’
  • Thryptomene saxicola
  • Zieria ‘Pink Crystals’