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.

  • Calycanthus occidentalis (Spicebush)
  • Grindelia stricta (Coastal Gumweed)
  • Jasminum azoricum
  • Pelargonium ‘Phyllis'
  • Perovskia atriplicifolia ‘Filigran’
  • Salvia ‘Indigo Spires’
  • Salvia ‘Waverly’
  • Satureja montana (Winter Savory)
  • Sinnigia tubiflora (Hardy White Gloxinia)
  • Dendromecon harfordii (Channel Island Tree Poppy)
  • Monardella odoratissima (Coyote mint)
  • Penstemon heterophyllus
  • Mimulus aurantiacus (Sticky Monkey Flower)
  • Erica bauera (White Flowered Form)
  • Leucadendron salignum  ‘Winter Red’
  • Leucadendron stelligerum ‘Duet’ (Conebush)
  • Leucospermum cordifolium
  • Protea repens 'Embers'
  • Hebe 'Amy'
  • Hebe ‘Icing Sugar’
  • Hebe sp.
  • Adenanthos barbiger (Hairy Jugflower)
  • Alyogyne huegelii ‘White Swan’ (White Hibiscus)
  • Anigozanthos flavidus (Yellow Sword)
  • Banksia grandis
  • Banksia leptophylla var. leptophylla
  • Banksia serrata (Saw Banksia)
  • Banksia speciosa
  • Boronia crenulata ‘Shark Bay’
  • Coronidium scorpioides (Button Everlasting)
  • Crowea exalata ‘Ryan’s Star’
  • Grevillea 'Long John'
  • Grevillea 'Mason's Hybrid'
  • Grevillea  'Poorinda Royal Mantle’
  • Grevillea ‘Robyn Gordon’
  • Grevillea 'Ruby Clusters'
  • Grevillea 'Superb'
  • Hibbertia pedunculata (Stalked Guinea Flower)
  • Lambertia uniflora  (One-flowered Honeysuckle)
  • Leucophyta brownii (Cushion Bush)
  • Melaleuca fulgens
  • Melaleuca lateritia (Robin red breast)
  • Prostanthera magnifica (Magnificent Prostanthera)
  • Ricinocarpus tuberculatus 
(Wedding Bush)
  • Verticordia mitchelliana (Rapier Feather Flower)