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)
  • Salvia ‘Costa Rica Blue’
  • Rosmarinus officinalis ‘Santa Barbara Blue’ (Rosemary)
  • Salvia elegans (Pineapple Sage)
  • Verbina lilacina 'De La Mina’ (Purple Cedros Island Verbena)
  • Arctostaphylos pajaroensis ‘Brett’s Beauty’ (Pajaro Manzanita)
  • Ceanothus arboreus (Feltleaf Ceanothus)
  • Agathosma imbricata (Skunk Plant)
  • Erica baccans
  • Erica speciosa
  • Greyia sutherlandii (Natal Bottlebrush)
  • Leucadendron 'Wilson's Wonder'
  • Leucadendron (Winter Red)
  • Leucadendron tinctum
  • Leucospermum ‘Dennis’ Red'
  • Leucospermum lineare x glabrum ‘Tango’
  • Leucospermum parile
  • Protea neriifolia (Flared Form)
  • Protea nitida
  • Actinodium cunninghamii
  • Alyogyne huegelii (Blue Hibiscus)
  • Banksia baueri
  • Banksia menziesii
  • Banksia speciosa
  • Banksia splendida (Shaggy Dryandra)
  • Banksia undata (Squarrosa)
  • Boronia crenulata ‘Shark Bay'
  • Chamelaucium ciliatum ‘Scaddan’
  • Correa reflexa ‘Yanakie’
  • Eucalyptus caesia ssp. magna (Silver Princess)
  • Grevillea 'Austraflora Fanfare'
  • 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'
  • Hardenbergia violacea ‘Mini Haha’ (False Sarsaparilla)
  • Hibbertia empetrifolia
  • Kunzea baxteri (Scarlet Kunzea)
  • Lechenaultia formosa (Red Lechenaultia)
  • Micromyrtus ciliata - spreading form
  • Phebalium squamulosum (Sunsplash)
  • Phebalium stenophyllum
  • Pimelea ferruginea 'Bon Petite' (Rice Flower)
  • Tetratheca thymifolia ‘Amethyst Eyes’
  • Thryptomene saxicola
  • Zieria ‘Pink Crystals’