Arboretum Snapshots

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

  • Pelargonium ‘Phyllis'
  • Rosa banksia ‘Alba Plena’
  • Salvia ‘Hot Lips’
  • Salvia clevelandii ‘Winnifred Gilman’ (Blue Sage)
  • Dendromecon harfordii (Channel Island Tree Poppy)
  • Encelia californica (California Brittlebush)
  • Lepechinia calycina 
(Pitcher Sage)
  • Mimulus aurantiacus (Sticky Monkey Flower)
  • Erica baueri
  • Erica speciosa
  • Leucospermum ‘Dennis’ Red'
  • Leucospermum ‘Veld Fire’
  • Leucospermum glabrum x conocarpodendron
  • Leucospermum lineare x glabrum ‘Tango’
  • Leucospermum reflexum
  • Polygala virgata
  • Protea neriifolia (Flared Form)
  • Lophomyrtus x ralphii ‘Kathryn’  (New Zealand Myrtle)
  • Alyogyne huegelii (Blue Hibiscus)
  • Anigozanthos flavidus 
(red flowered form) Tall Kangaroo Paws
  • Banksia speciosa
  • Callistemon 'Harkness'
  • Callistemon citrinus (White Anzac)
  • Callistemon viminalis 'Little John'
  • Callistemon viminalis (Weeping Bottlebrush)
  • Eremaea hadra
  • Eucalyptus preissiana
  • Gastrolobium praemorsum ‘Bronze Butterfly’
  • Grevillea 'Austraflora Fanfare'
  • Grevillea 'Long John'
  • Grevillea 'Mason's Hybrid'
  • Grevillea ‘Robyn Gordon’
  • Grevillea 'Ruby Clusters'
  • Grevillea 'Superb'
  • Grevillea quercifolia (Oak-leaf Grevillea)
  • Hibbertia pedunculata 
(Stalked Guinea Flower)
  • Isopogon anemonifolius (Broad-leaved Drumsticks)
  • Lechenaultia biloba 
(Blue Lechenaultia)
  • Lechenaultia formosa (Red Lechenaultia)
  • Leptospermum brevipes
  • Pimelea ferruginea 'Bon Petite' (Rice Flower)
  • Prostanthera baxteri ‘Lavender Moon’
  • Prostanthera magnifica (Magnificent Prostanthera)
  • Ricinocarpus tuberculatus 
(Wedding Bush)
  • Verticordia plumosa ‘Pink Lace’