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)
  • Lavandula stoechas (Spanish Lavender)
  • Pelargonium ‘Phyllis'
  • Perovskia atriplicifolia ‘Filigran’
  • Salvia ‘Costa Rica Blue’
  • Salvia ‘Dancing Dolls’ (Dancing Dolls Sage)
  • Salvia 'Nuevo Leon'
  • Salvia chamaedryoides (Germander Sage)
  • Salvia greggii 'Moonlight'
  • Salvia microphylla ‘Mesa Azure’
  • Salvia muelleri (Royal Purple Autumn Sage)
  • Salvia ‘Waverly’
  • Salvia x jamensis ‘Sierra San Antonio’
  • Trichostema lanatum (Woolly Blue Curls)
  • Chondropetalum tectorum (Small Cape Rush)
  • Erica canaliculata (Channelled Heath)
  • Erica gilva (Green Heather)
  • Leucadendron salignum  ‘Safari Sunset’
  • Phylica pubescens (Featherhead)
  • Protea repens ‘Rubens’
  • Protea repens ‘Summer Pink’
  • Syncolostemon obermeyerae (Pink Mist Bush)
  • Hebe macrocarpa var. brevifolia (Surville Cliffs Hebe)
  • Leptospermum scoparium (Manuka)
  • Banksia baueri (Woolly Banksia)
  • Banksia ericifolia
  • Banksia media
  • Banksia speciosa
  • Beaufortia squarrosa (Sand Bottlebrush)
  • Boronia crenulata ‘Shark Bay’
  • Chamelaucium ciliatum
  • Callistemon viminalis 'Little John'
  • Correa ‘Strawberries and Cream’
  • Correa reflexa ‘Nelson Prostrate’
  • Crowea exalata ‘Whipstick’
  • Crowea 'Pink Blush’ (Small Waxflower)
  • Eremophila subteretifolia (Lake King Eremophila)
  • Grevillea 'Mason's Hybrid'
  • Grevillea ‘Robyn Gordon’
  • Grevillea 'Ruby Clusters'
  • Grevillea 'Superb'
  • Grevillea depauperata
  • Grevillea lanigera ‘Coastal Gem'
  • Grevillea paniculata
  • Melaleuca thymifolia (Thyme Honey Myrtle)
  • Tetratheca ‘Amethyst Eyes’