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’
  • Pelargonium ‘Orsett’
  • Rosmarinus officinalis ‘Santa Barbara Blue’ (Rosemary)
  • Salvia ‘Phyllis’ Fancy’
  • Salvia chamaedryoides (Germander Sage)
  • Salvia clevelandii ‘Winnifred Gilman’
  • Salvia guaranitica (Blue Anise Sage)
  • Salvia microphylla ‘Pink’ (Graham’s Sage)
  • Salvia purpurea
  • Syncolostemon obermeyerae (Pink Mist Bush)
  • Arctostaphylos densiflora ‘Sentinel’ (Vine Hill Manzanita)
  • Arctostaphylos montaraensis (Montara Manzanita)
  • Arctostaphylos pajaroensis ‘Brett’s Beauty’
  • Arctostaphylos viridissima ‘White Cloud’ (White Haired Manzanita)
  • Ceanothus maritimus 'Pt. Sierra'
  • Encelia californica (California Brittlebush)
  • Agathosma imbricata (Skunk Plant)
  • Erica baccans (Berry Heath)
  • Leucadendron salignum  ‘Safari Sunset’
  • Leucadendron galpinii
  • Leucadendron muirii
  • Leucadendron salignum ‘Winter Red’
  • Protea 'Pink Ice’
  • Protea neriifolia (Flared Form)
  • Leptospermum scoparium (Manuka)
  • Astroloma foliosum
  • Banksia integrifolia-prostrate
  • Banksia spinulosa ‘Coastal Cushion’
  • Banksia spinulosa ‘Stumpy Gold’
  • Banksia spinulosa var. cunninghamii
  • Boronia crenulata ‘Shark Bay’
  • Callistemon viminalis 'Little John'
  • Chamelaucium ciliatum
  • Correa ‘Dawn in Santa Cruz’
  • Correa reflexa ‘Cape Nelson’
  • Correa reflexa ‘Firecracker’ (Common Correa)
  • Correa reflexa ‘Kangaroo Island’
  • Correa reflexa ‘Red Roo’
  • Correa reflexa (South End)
  • Correa reflexa ‘Yanakie’
  • Eremophila glabra ‘Kalbari Carpet'
  • Eucalyptus caesia ssp. magna (Silver Princess)
  • Eucalyptus preissiana
  • Eucalyptus websteriana (Webster’s Mallee)
  • Grevillea 'Mason's Hybrid'
  • Grevillea  'Poorinda Queen’
  • Grevillea ‘Robyn Gordon’
  • Grevillea 'Superb'
  • Grevillea depauperata
  • Grevillea lanigera ‘Coastal Gem'
  • Grevillea lavandulacea ‘Tanuda’ (Lavender Grevillea)
  • Grevillea rhyolitica ‘Deua Flame’
  • Lechenaultia formosa (Red Lechenaultia)
  • Nematolepis phebalioides
  • Philotheca salsolifolia (Salsola-leaved Philotheca)