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)
  • Jasminum azoricum (Lemon Scented Jasmine)
  • Pelargonium ‘Phyllis'
  • Perovskia atriplicifolia ‘Filigran’
  • Salvia ‘Costa Rica Blue’
  • Salvia ‘Dancing Dolls’ (Dancing Dolls Sage)
  • Salvia ‘Hot Lips’
  • Salvia ‘Phyllis’ Fancy’
  • Salvia chamaedryoides (Germander Sage)
  • Salvia greggii 'Moonlight'
  • Salvia guaranitica (Blue Anise Sage)
  • Salvia microphylla ‘Mesa Azure’
  • Salvia microphylla ‘Pink’ (Graham’s Sage)
  • Salvia muelleri (Royal Purple Autumn Sage)
  • Salvia x jamensis ‘Sierra San Antonio’
  • Restio dispar (Cape Reed)
  • Erica gilva (Green Heather)
  • Leucadendron salignum  ‘Safari Sunset’
  • Leucadendron discolor (Picketberg Conebush)
  • Phylica pubescens (Featherhead)
  • Protea repens ‘Rubens’
  • Hebe macrocarpa var. brevifolia (Surville Cliffs Hebe)
  • Leptospermum scoparium (Manuka)
  • Banksia integrifolia-prostrate
  • Banksia sphaerocarpa
  • Banksia speciosa
  • Banksia spinulosa ‘Coastal Cushion’
  • Banksia spinulosa ‘Stumpy Gold’
  • Beaufortia squarrosa (Sand Bottlebrush)
  • Boronia crenulata ‘Shark Bay’
  • Callistemon salignus 'Rosy Tips'
  • Callistemon viminalis 'Little John'
  • Correa ‘Strawberries and Cream’
  • Correa reflexa ‘Cape Nelson’
  • Crowea 'Pink Blush’ (Small Waxflower)
  • Grevillea 'Mason's Hybrid'
  • Grevillea ‘Robyn Gordon’
  • Grevillea 'Superb'
  • Grevillea depauperata
  • Grevillea lanigera ‘Coastal Gem'
  • Grevillea paniculata
  • Hakea bakeriana
  • Nematolepis phebalioides