Garden Snapshots

Click to view a sample of some of the unique blooms of the UC Santa Cruz Arboretum & Botanic Garden. 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.

  • Agastache mexicana ‘Sangria’
  • Heliotropium aborescens 'White' (White Heliotrope)
  • Grindelia stricta (Coastal Gumweed)
  • Narcissus tazetta (Paper White)
  • Pelargonium ‘Orsett’
  • Salvia ‘Hot Lips’
  • Salvia ‘Phyllis’ Fancy’
  • Salvia ‘Sally Greenwood’
  • Salvia chamaedryoides (Germander Sage)
  • Salvia disjuncta (Southern Mexican Sage)
  • Salvia guaranitica (Blue Anise Sage)
  • Salvia microphylla ‘Pink’ (Graham’s Sage)
  • Arctostaphylos pajaroensis (Pajaro Manzanita)
  • Agathosma imbricata (Skunk Plant)
  • Ilex paraguariensis (Yerba Mate)
  • Leucadendron salignum  ‘Safari Sunset’
  • Leucadendron galpinii
  • Leucadendron procerum
  • Leucadendron salignum ‘Winter Red’
  • Protea 'Pink Ice’
  • Leptospermum scoparium (Manuka)
  • Astroloma foliosum
  • Banksia baueri (Woolly Banksia)
  • Banksia integrifolia-prostrate
  • Banksia speciosa
  • Banksia spinulosa ‘Coastal Cushion’
  • Banksia spinulosa var. cunninghamii
  • Banksia splendida (Shaggy Dryandra)
  • Banksia splendida (Shaggy Dryandra)
  • Boronia crenulata ‘Shark Bay’
  • Callistemon viminalis 'Little John'
  • Chamelaucium ciliatum
  • Correa ‘Dawn in Santa Cruz’
  • Correa ‘Strawberries and Cream’
  • Correa aemula (Hairy correa)
  • Correa reflexa ‘Cape Nelson’
  • Correa reflexa 'Kuranga's Clearview Giant'
  • Correa reflexa ‘Red Roo’
  • Correa reflexa ‘Yanakie’
  • Crowea 'Pink Blush’ (Small Waxflower)
  • Eremophila glabra ‘Kalbari Carpet'
  • Eucalyptus caesia ssp. magna (Silver Princess)
  • Grevillea 'Mason's Hybrid'
  • Grevillea ‘Robyn Gordon’
  • Grevillea 'Superb'
  • Grevillea depauperata
  • Grevillea lanigera ‘Coastal Gem'
  • Grevillea lavandulacea ‘Tanuda’ (Lavender Grevillea)
  • Hakea bakeriana
  • Hakea clavata (Coastal Hakea)
  • Kunzea baxteri (Scarlet Kunzea)
  • Lambertia formosa (Mountain Devil)
  • Nematolepis phebalioides
  • Ricinocarpus tuberculatus (Wedding Bush)