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.

  • Geranium incanum
  • Pelargonium sp.
  • Salvia 'Phyllis' Fancy'
  • Salvia 'Nuevo Leon'
  • Eriogonum crocatum Conejo Buckwheat
  • Eriogonum fasciculatum var. foliolosum Leafy Calif Buckwheat
  • Heterotheca sessiliflora ssp bolanderi ‘San Bruno Mountain’
  • Monardella odoratissima (Coyote mint)
  • Salvia apiana
  • Trichostema lanatum (Woolly Blue Curls)
  • Dodonaea viscosa ssp. angustifolia 
Hop Bush
  • Erica baueri
  • Leucadendron Pisa
  • Leucospermum cordifolium ‘Don’s Red’ (Pincushion Protea)
  • Leucospermum glabrum x conocarpodendron Pincushion
  • Leucospermum reflexum
  • Mimetus culcullatus
  • Protea neriifolia
  • Metrosideros excelsa (Pohutukawa)
  • Metrosideros excelsa (Pohutukawa)
  • Alyogyne huegelii (Blue Hibiscus)
  • Banksia baxteri
  • Banksia grandis
  • Banksia serrata
  • Banksia speciosa
  • Boronia crenulata ‘Shark Bay'
  • Chrysocephalum apiculatum ‘Silver Gold’
  • Chrysocephalum ‘Mini Golden Buttons’
  • Crowea exalta ‘Ryan’s Star’
  • Darwinia diosmoides  Fragrant Darwinia
  • Grevillea tetragoniloba
  • Grevillea ‘Ivanhoe’
  • Grevillea 'Mason's Hybrid'
  • Grevillea 'Ruby Clusters'
  • Grevillea 'Superb'
  • Hibbertia pedunculata
  • Melaleuca lateritia (Robin red breast)
  • Prostanthera magnifica ‘Magnificent Prostanthera’
  • Verticordia densiflora
  • Xerochrysum bracteatum (Strawflower)