Plant Care Sheets

The Desert Museum's Annual Plant Sale is held at the end of September. The list below displays the plants from the most recent sale.

Select the Camera icon to perform a Google search for images and information on many of these plants.

Select the Caresheet icon to view the Plant Care Sheet. These sheets have been compiled by the Desert Museum Botany Department. In some cases, plant care information from Mountain States Wholesale Nursery has been used to supplement the museum's own knowledge base.

Butterfly Gardens Butterfly Gardens
Spring Flowers
Tucson Revegetation < 4500'
Hummingbird Gardens Hummingbird Gardens
Summer Flowers
Takes Light Shade
Tortoise Food Tortoise Food
Fall Flowers
Hardy 15° to 22°F
Bee Gardens Bees
Winter Flowers
Patio Pots
Bat Gardens Bats
Bird Cover/Food
Moth Gardens
Ethnobotany Ethnobotany

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Common Name Botanical Name Form Purpose
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Lophocereus schottii fa. spiralisSucculent/semisucculent BeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Agave univitata variegataSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird GardensBeesBats
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Scutellaria potosina var. tessellata
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Prairie Sunset' coral rain lilyZephyranthes ×Bulb Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Buttercup' hesperaloeHesperaloe ×Succulent/semisucculent Hummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Five Points' heritage pomegranatePunica granatumSmall tree Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Garcia Camp' heritage pomagranatePunica granatumSmall tree Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Goodwin Homestead' heritage quinceCydonia oblongaSmall tree BeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Incense' passion vinePassiflora incarnata× P. cincinnataVine Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Magdelena' heritage loquatEriobotrya japonicaSmall tree BeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'May Night' sageSalvia nemarosaSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Mission San Antonio' heritage figFicus caricaMedium tree BeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Mission San Antonio' heritage grapeVitis speciesVine BeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Mission San Antonio' heritage mintMentha speciesGround cover Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Mission San Antonio' heritage pomegranatePunica granatumSmall tree Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Mission San Borja' heritage grapeVitis speciesVine BeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Mission San Gabriel' heritage grapeVitis speciesVine BeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Mission San Luis Obispo' heritage pomagranatePunica granatumSmall tree Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Mission Santa Ines' heritage figFicus caricaMedium tree BeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Mission Tumacacori' heritage pomegranatePunica granatumSmall tree Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Orange Jubilee'Tecoma ×Large shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Pink Flamingo'Muhlenbergia ×Grass Tortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Quitobaquito Springs' heritage figFicus caricaMedium tree BeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Quitobaquito Springs' heritage yerba mansaAnemopsis californicaGround cover Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Quitovac' heritage figFicus caricaMedium tree BeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Red Cow' agaveAgave colorata × bovicornutaSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird GardensBeesBats
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Santa Ignacio Kino' heritage figFicus caricaMedium tree BeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon AdeliaAdelia obovataLarge shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon African milk treeEuphorbia trigonisSucculent/semisucculent
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Agave cactusLeuchtenbergia principisSucculent/semisucculent BeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Aguirre™ turpentine bushEricameria laricifolia Medium shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Airy bachelor's buttonsGomphrena decumbensSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Alamos air plantTillandsia elizabethaePerennial Hummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Angelita daisyTetraneuris acaulisSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Antelope horn milkweedAsclepias asperulaPerennial Butterfly Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Arizona agaveAgave arizonicaSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird GardensBeesBats
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Arizona cottontopDigitaria californicaGrass Tortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Arizona cypressCupressus arizonicaTree
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Arizona foldwingDicliptera resupinataPerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon ArrowweedPluchea sericeaLarge shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Autumn Glow™Muhlenbergia lindheimeriGrass Tortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Baja bursageAmbrosia bryantiiSmall shrub
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Baja fairy dusterCalliandra californicaMedium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Baja plum treeCyrtocarpa edulisMedium shrub
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Baja Red queen's wreathAntigonon leptopus Vine Hummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Baseball batSanseveria Succulent/semisucculent
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon BeargrassNolina microcarpaSucculent/semisucculent Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Bee brushAloysia gratissimaMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Blackfoot daisyMelampodium leucanthumSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Blue flaxLinum lewisiiPerennial Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Blue gramaBouteloua gracilisGrass Tortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon BonesetChromolaena saggitataMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon BoojumFouquieria columnarisSucculent/semisucculent Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Brake Lights® crimson yuccaHesperaloe ×Succulent/semisucculent Hummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Bull grassMuhlenbergia emersleyiGrass Tortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Bush muhlyMuhlenbergia porteriGrass Tortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Butterfly milkweedAsclepias tuberosaPerennial Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Button brittlebushEncelia frutescensSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Button bushCephalanthus occidentalisLarge shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Caliche globe mallowSphaeralcea laxaSmall shrub BeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Calico flowerAristolochia littoralisVine Butterfly Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Candelabra cactusMyrtillocactus geometrizansSucculent/semisucculent BeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Candle cactusCleistocactus candelillaSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon CardonPachycereus pringleiSucculent/semisucculent BeesBatsEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Casa de rataEchinocereus brandegeeiSucculent/semisucculent BeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Catclaw acaciaSenegalia greggii Large shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Chaparral sageSalvia clevelandiiMedium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon ChiltepinCapsicum annuumMedium shrub BeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Chocolate flowerBerlandiera lyrataPerennial Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Club chollaGrusonia emoryiSucculent/semisucculent Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon ClustervineJacquemontia pringleiVine Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Coastal chollaCylindropuntia proliferaSucculent/semisucculent Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon CochalMyrtillocactus cochalSucculent/semisucculent BeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Confiturilla grandeLagascea decipiensMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Coral beanErythrina _bidweliiMedium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Coral fountainRusselia equisetiformisSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon CreosotebushLarrea tridentataLarge shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Crimson Flare® tecomaTecoma × Large shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Crucifixion thornCanotia holocanthaLarge shrub Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Curly mesquiteHilaria belangeriGrass Tortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Dahlia-rooted cereusPeniocereus striatusSucculent/semisucculent Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon DamianitaChrysactinia mexicanaSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Day-of-the-dead flowerSymphiotrichum lanceolatumPerennial Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert agaveAgave deserti var. simplexSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird GardensBeesBatsEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert Flamenco®Hesperaloe parvifloraSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert fuschiaEpilobium canumPerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert ironwood treeOlneya tesotaTree Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert lavenderHyptis (albida) emoryiLarge shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert mallowSphaeralcea ambigua Small shrub BeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert milkweedAsclepias subulataSmall shrub Butterfly Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert oliveForestiera shreveiLarge shrub Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert ruelliaRuellia peninsularisMedium shrub Hummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert spoonDasylirion texanumSucculent/semisucculent BeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert willowChilopsis linearisTree Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Devil's club chollaGrusonia invictaSucculent/semisucculent Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Devil's shoestringNolina texanaSucculent/semisucculent Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Diamond chollaCylindropuntia ramosissimaSucculent/semisucculent Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Dwarf beavertail prickly pearOpuntia basilaris Succulent/semisucculent Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Edible passion fruitPassiflora edulisVine Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Elephant treeBursera microphyllaMedium shrub BeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Fairy dusterCalliandra eriophyllaSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon False gramaCathestecum brevifoliumGrass Tortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Feather treeLysiloma watsoniMedium tree Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Felger crownbeardVerbesina felgeriSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Fendler globe mallowSphaeralcea fendleriMedium shrub BeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Firecracker penstemonPenstemon eatoniiPerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Flame bushAnisacanthus quadrifidusMedium shrub Hummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Floss flowerAgeratum corymbosumSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Foothill palo verdeParkinsonia microphyllaTree Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Fragrant mist flowerChromolaena odorataMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Frog fruitPhyla nodifloraGround cover Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Gold lantanaLantana camara ×Small shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Golden fishhook barrelFerocactus wislizeni fa. flavispinaSucculent/semisucculent BeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon GraythornZiziphus obtusifoliaLarge shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Green-flowered bromelDeuterocchonia brevifoliaSucculent/semisucculent
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon GuareguiIbervillea sonoraeVine BeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon GuayacánGuaiacum coulteriLarge shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Heritage sweet limeCitrus limettioidesSmall tree Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Hohokam agaveAgave murpheyi Succulent/semisucculent BeesBatsEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Hollyleaf bursageAmbrosia lilicifoliaSmall shrub
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Hooker evening primroseOenothera elata ssp. hookeriBiennial
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon HopbushDodonaea viscosaLarge shrub
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Horse-tail milkweedAsclepias subverticillataPerennial Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Hummingbird nopalNopalaea karwinskianaSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Hummingbird pincushion cactusMammillaria poselgeriSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Hybrid silver torchCleistocactus hyalacanthus ×Succulent/semisucculent Hummingbird GardensTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon JojobaSimmondsia chinensisLarge shrub
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon KidneywoodEysenhardtia orthocarpaTree Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Ladyfinger cactusMammillaria elongataSucculent/semisucculent Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Lavender spicePoliomintha maderensisSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Lemon verbenaAloysia wrightiiMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Little-leaf cordiaCordia parvifoliaLarge shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Long-spined prickly pearOpuntia macrocentraSucculent/semisucculent Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Longneck RuelRuellia nudifloraPerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon MagueyAgave subsimplexSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird GardensBeesBatsEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Maximilian sunflowerHelianthus maximilianiMedium shrub Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mexican bird-of-paradiseCaesalpinia mexicanaLarge shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mexican blue penstemonPenstemon amphorellaePerennial Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mexican bottle treeFouquieria purpusiiSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mexican bush sunflowerTithonia fruticosa Large shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mexican honeysuckleJusticia spicigeraSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mexican night-blooming cereusPeniocereus serpentinusSucculent/semisucculent Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mexican oreganoLippia graveolensSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mexican tarragonTagetes lucidaSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mexican tree ocotilloFouquieria macdougaliiSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird GardensEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Minature prickly pearTacinga inamoenaSucculent/semisucculent Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mist flowerConoclinium dissectumPerennial Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mohave sageSalvia mohavensisSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Moon cactusHarrisia pomanensisSucculent/semisucculent BeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mountain marigoldTagetes lemmoniiSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mountain yuccaYucca madrensis Succulent/semisucculent Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Narrow-leaf milkweedAsclepias angustifoliaSmall shrub Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Night-blooming cereusPeniocereus greggiiSucculent/semisucculent
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Night-blooming hesperaloeHesperaloe nocturnaSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon NopalOpuntia wilcoxiiSucculent/semisucculent BeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Nuevo Leon rosewoodVauquelinia corymbosa var. heterondonLarge shrub Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Ocotillo Fouquieria splendensSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird GardensEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Octopus agaveAgave vilmorinianaSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Orange bellsTecoma garochaLarge shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Palmer Indian mallowAbutilon palmeriSmall shrub BeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Palo prietoSenna polyanthaLarge shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Paper flowerPsilostrophe cooperiSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Parry agaveAgave parryi var. truncataSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird GardensBeesBatsEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Passion flowerPassiflora mexicana Vine Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Passion fruitPassiflora aridaVine Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Pea flowerDalea pulchraMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Pine cone cactusTephrocactus articulatusSucculent/semisucculent Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Pink Parade®Hesperaloe ×Succulent/semisucculent Hummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Pink skullcapScutellaria suffrutescensPerennial Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon PipevineAristolochia quercitorumVine Butterfly Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon PP# 21411 'Ultra Violet' canyon sageSalvia lycoides ×Perennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Purple autumn sageSalvia greggii ×Small shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Purple sageSalvia dorriiSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Pyramid bushMelochia tomentosa Small shrub Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Quail bushAtriplex lentiformisLarge shrub
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Queen Victoria agaveAgave victoria-reginaeSucculent/semisucculent Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Rabbit brushEricameria nauseosusMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Rasberry FuzziesTMAcalypha monostachyaGround cover Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Red autumn sageSalvia greggiiSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Red bird-of-paradiseCaesalpinia pulcherrimaMedium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Red chuparrosaJusticia californicaMedium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Red hesperaloeHesperaloe parviflora Succulent/semisucculent Hummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Red jacobiniaJusticia candicansSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Red lantanaLantana camara ×Small shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Red skullcapScutellaria × Perennial Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Rio Grande butterfly bushBuddleja sessilifloraMedium shrub Butterfly Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Rock figFicus petiolarisSucculent/semisucculent BeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Rodney' (variegated) Murphey agaveAgave murpheyiSucculent/semisucculent Bats
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Rose sageSalvia pachyphyllaSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon SageArtemisia ludovicianaPerennial
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon SageArtemisia ludoviciana ssp. mexicanaPerennial
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon SaguaroCarnegiea giganteaSucculent/semisucculent BeesBatsTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Salvia 'Pozo Blue'Salvia leucophylla × S. clevelandiiMedium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Sand chollaCorynopuntia marenaeSucculent/semisucculent Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Santa Rita acaciaMariosousa (Acacia) millefolia Large shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Santa Rita prickly pearOpuntia santa-ritaSucculent/semisucculent BeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Scallopleaf sageSalvia vaseyiSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Scarlet bee blossomOenothera suffrutescensPerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Screwbean mesquiteProsopis pubescensLarge shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Seep willowBaccharis salicifoliaLarge shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Senita Lophocereus schottiiSucculent/semisucculent BeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Seville orangeCitrus × aurantiumSmall tree Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon ShindaggerAgave schottiiSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Side-oats gramaBouteloua curtipendulaGrass Tortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Silver daleaDalea bicolor Large shrub Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Sina voladorSelenicereus vagensSucculent/semisucculent
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon SkunkbushRhus aromaticaMedium shrub Ethnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Slender totem pole cactusLophocereus schottii fa. mieckleyanusSucculent/semisucculent
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Slimpod sennaSenna hirsuta var. glaberrimaSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Slipper flowerPedilanthus macrocarpus Succulent/semisucculent Hummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Smoke treePsorothamnus spinosusTree Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Smooth prickly pearOpuntia phaeacantha var. laevisSucculent/semisucculent BeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Snake cactusMorengaya pensilisSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Solar Flare+C129 orange tecomaTecoma × Large shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Sonoran air plantTillandsia exsertaPerennial Hummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Sonoran nightshadeSolanum hindsianum Large shrub Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Sonoran nopalOpuntia puberulaSucculent/semisucculent Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Sonoran staghorn chollaCylindropuntia thurberiSucculent/semisucculent Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Southwest coral beanErythrina flabelliformisMedium shrub Hummingbird GardensEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Southwestern pipevineAristolochia watsoniiVine Butterfly GardensEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon St. Elmo's FireTM Red firecracker plantRusselia × Medium shrub Hummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Sugar sumacRhus ovataLarge shrub Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Summer Snow™ plumbagoPlumbago scandens Small shrub Butterfly GardensEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Superb penstemonPenstemon superbusPerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Tall slipper plantPedilanthus bracteatusSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Tansy asterMachaeranthera tanacetifoliaPerennial Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon TesajoCylindropuntia tesajoSucculent/semisucculent BeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Texas barrel cactusFerocactus haematacanthusSucculent/semisucculent Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Texas betonyStachys coccineaPerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Texas false agaveHechtia texanaSucculent/semisucculent Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Texas firecracker bushHamelia patens Medium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Texas oliveCordia boissieriTree Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Tomate de guajolotePassiflora (foetida) arizonicaVine Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Toothless desert spoonDasylirion quadrangulatumSucculent/semisucculent Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Torch cactus hybridsTrichocereus ×Succulent/semisucculent BeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon ToroteBursera filicifoliaMedium shrub Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Torote prietoBursera hindsianaMedium shrub BeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Totempole cactusLophocereus schottii fa. monstrosusSucculent/semisucculent Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Trailing indigo bushDalea greggiiGround cover Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Tree morning gloryIpomoea arborescensSmall tree Hummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Triangleleaf bursageAmbrosia deltoideaSmall shrub
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Tuna coloradaOpuntia stenopetalaSucculent/semisucculent Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Twin-flowered agaveAgave geminifloraSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Undaunted® ruby grassMuhlenbergia reverchoniiGrass Tortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Valeriana del monteDyschoriste hirsutissimaPerennial Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Velvet mesquiteProsopis velutinaTree Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Violet prickly pearOpuntia gosselinianaSucculent/semisucculent Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Wax spurgeEuphorbia antisyphiliticaSucculent/semisucculent Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Waxy spurgeEuphorbia cerodermaSucculent/semisucculent Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon West Texas grass sageSalvia reptansSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon White orchid treeBauhinia aculeataSmall tree Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon White rain lilyZephyranthes candidaBulb Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon White sageSalvia apianaMedium shrub Hummingbird GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon White spurgeEuphorbia xantiSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon White-veined Dutchman's pipeAristolochia fimbriataVining groundcover Butterfly Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Whitebark acaciaMariosousa willardiana
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Wild cottonGossypium thurberiMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Wild cottonGossypium davidsoniiMedium shrub BeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Yellow bird-of-paradiseErythrostemon gilliesiiMedium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Yellow evening primroseCalylophus hartwegiiGround cover Butterfly GardensTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Yellow hesperaloeHesperaloe parvifloraSucculent/semisucculent Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Yellow rain lilyZephyranthes sulphureaBulb Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon ZipehuiEuphorbia californicaMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Common Name Botanical Name Form Purpose
Butterfly Gardens Butterfly Gardens
Spring Flowers
Tucson Revegetation < 4500'
Hummingbird Gardens Hummingbird Gardens
Summer Flowers
Takes Light Shade
Tortoise Food Tortoise Food
Fall Flowers
Hardy 15° to 22°F
Bee Gardens Bees
Winter Flowers
Patio Pots
Bat Gardens Bats
Bird Cover/Food
Moth Gardens
Ethnobotany Ethnobotany