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 'Five Points' heritage pomegranatePunica granatum 'Five Points'Large shrub/small tree BeesEthnobotany
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 'Lavender Lady'Passiflora ×Vine Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Magdelena' heritage loquatEriobotrya japonicaSmall tree BeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Mission San Antonio de Padua' heritage figFicus caricaMedium tree BeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Mission San Antonio de Padua' heritage mintMentha sp.Perennial Ethnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Mission San Antonio de Padua' heritage pomegranatePunica granatum 'Mission San Antonio de Padua'Large shrub/small tree BeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Mission San Borja' heritage grapeVitis sp.Vine BeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa' heritage pomegranatePunica granatum 'Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa'Large shrub/small tree BeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Quitobaquito Springs' heritage figFicus caricaMedium tree BeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Quitobaquito Springs' yerba mansaAnemopsis californicaGround cover Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Red Cow' agaveAgave colorata x bovicornutaSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird GardensBeesBats
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Sosa Carrillo' heritage figFicus caricaMedium tree BeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Agave cactusLeuchtenbergia principisSucculent/semisucculent Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Aguirre™ turpentine bushEricameria laricifolia Medium shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Alamos air plantTillandsia elizabethaePerennial Hummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Angelita daisyTetraneuris (Hymenoxys) acaulisSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Antelope bushPurshia (Cowania) plicataMedium shrub Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Antelope horn milkweedAsclepias asperulaPerennial Butterfly Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Apache plumeFalugia paradoxaMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Argentine saguaroTrichocereus terscheckiiSucculent/semisucculent Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Arizona agaveAgave arizonicaSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird GardensBeesBats
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Arizona foldwingDicliptera resupinataPerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Arizona grape ivyCissus trifoliataVine Tortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon ArrowweedPluchea serriceaLarge shrub Butterfly GardensBees
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 Bamboo muhlyMuhlenbergia dumosaGrass Tortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Bee brushAloysia gratissimaMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Bishop's capAstrophytum myriostigmaSucculent/semisucculent Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon BiznagitaMammillaria setispinaSucculent/semisucculent BeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon BiznagitaMammillaria schiedianaSucculent/semisucculent Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Black daleaDalea frutescensSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Blackfoot daisyMelampodium leucanthumSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Blind prickly pearOpuntia rufidaSucculent/semisucculent Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Bloodflower milkweedAsclepias curassavica - redSmall shrub Butterfly Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Blue flaxLinum lewisiiPerennial Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon BonesetChromolaena sagittataMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon BoojumFouquieria columnarisSucculent/semisucculent Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Brake Lights® crimson yuccaHesperaloe hybridSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon BrittlebushEncelia farinosaMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Broadleaf milkweedAsclepias latifoliaPerennial Butterfly Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Bush muhlyMuhlenbergia porteriGrass Tortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Butterfly bushBuddleja marrubiifoliaMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Butterfly milkweedAsclepias tuberosaPerennial 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 candelariaSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Cane chollaCylindropuntia spinosiorSucculent/semisucculent Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Canyon penstemonPenstemon pseudospectabilisPerennial Hummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon CardonPachycereus pringleiSucculent/semisucculent BeesBatsEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Carl Nielson sageSalvia clevelandii × S. mojavensisMedium shrub Hummingbird GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon CarlowrightiaCarlowrightia arizonicaSmall shrub BeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Carrion flowerHoodiopsis sp.Succulent/semisucculent
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 ChapacolorStegnosperma halimifoliumMedium shrub Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Chaparral sageSalvia clevelandiiMedium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon ChiltepinCapsicum annuum (wild type)Medium shrub BeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Chin cactusGymnocalycium baldianumSucculent/semisucculent Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Chin cactusGymnocalycium horstiiSucculent/semisucculent Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Chocolate flowerBerlandiera lyrataPerennial Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon ChuparosaJusticia californicaMedium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon ClavellinaCylindropuntia molestaSucculent/semisucculent Bees
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 Copper globe mallowSphaeralcea angustifoliaSmall shrub BeesTortoise Food
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 Cow's horn orchidCyrtopodium punctatumPerennial
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon CreosotebushLarrea tridentataLarge shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Crested candelabra cactusMyrtillocactus geometrizans crestSucculent/semisucculent BeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Crimson Flare® tecomaTecoma × Crimson Flare®Large shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Crimson sageSalvia henryiPerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
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 Flamenco®Hesperaloe parvifloraSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert fuschiaEpilobium (Zauschneria) canumPerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert lavenderHyptis (albida) emoryiLarge shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert mallowSphaeralcea ambigua Small shrub BeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert marigoldBaileya multiradiataPerennial Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert milkweedAsclepias subulataSmall shrub Butterfly Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert Mountain™ turpentine bushEricameria laricifolia Medium shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert rock peaAcmispon (Lotus) rigidusSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert rose mallowHibiscus coulteriSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert rose mallowHibiscus biseptusPerennial Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert ruelliaRuellia peninsularisMedium shrub Hummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Devil's club chollaGrusonia invictaSucculent/semisucculent Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Devil's shoestringNolina texanaSucculent/semisucculent Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Diamond chollaCylindropuntia ramosissimaSucculent/semisucculent Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Durango prickly pearOpuntia durangensisSucculent/semisucculent BeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Dwarf beavertail prickly pearOpuntia basilaris (dwarf form)Succulent/semisucculent Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Dwarf organpipe cactusStenocereus thurberi var. littoralisSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird GardensBeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Edible passion fruitPassiflora edulisVine Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
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 Felger crownbeardVerbesina felgeriSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Firecracker penstemonPenstemon eatoniPerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Fishhook barrelFerocactus wislizeni Succulent/semisucculent BeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Flame bushAnisacanthus quadrifidusMedium shrub Hummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Flattop buckwheatEriogonum fasciculatumSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
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 Frog fruitPhyla nodifloraGround cover Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Germander sageSalvia chamaedrioides Small shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Giant milkweedAsclepias albicansMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Glory of TexasThelocactus bicolorSucculent/semisucculent Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Gold lantanaLantana camara hybridSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Golden bloodflower milkweedAsclepias curassavica - yellowSmall shrub Butterfly Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Golden fishhook barrelFerocactus wislizeni fa. flavispinaSucculent/semisucculent BeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Golden fleeceThymophylla pentachaetaPerennial Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Golden prickly pearOpuntia aureaSucculent/semisucculent Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Goodding verbenaGlandularia (Verbena) gooddingiiPerennial Butterfly GardensEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Green-flowered bromelDeuterocchonia brevifoliaSucculent/semisucculent
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Grizzlybear prickly pearOpuntia erinaceaSucculent/semisucculent Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon GuayacánGuaiacum coulteriLarge shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Heartleaf hibiscusHibiscus (cardiophyllus) martianusSucculent/semisucculent
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Hill country penstemonPenstemon triflorusPerennial Hummingbird GardensBees
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 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 prickly pearOpuntia basilaris × O. santa-ritaSucculent/semisucculent Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Indian fig cactusOpuntia ficus-indicaSucculent/semisucculent BeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Island renegadeHenrya insularisSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon JojobaSimmondsia chinensisLarge shrub
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 Lemmon sageSalvia lemmoniiSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Lemon ball cactusParodia mammulosaSucculent/semisucculent Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Lemon verbenaAloysia wrightiiMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Long-spine prickly pearOpuntia macrocentraSucculent/semisucculent Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Longneck RuelRuellia nudifloraPerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon MariolaParthenium incanumSmall shrub Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Maximilian sunflowerHelianthus maximilianiMedium shrub Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mexican bottle treeFouquieria purpusiiSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mexican bush sageSalvia leucanthaSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
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 sunflower hybridTithonia x Lagascea Medium shrub Butterfly GardensBees
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 Mezcal pelónAgave pelonaSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon MezcalitoHechtia montanaSucculent/semisucculent
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Minature prickly pearTacinga inamoenaSucculent/semisucculent Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Miniature barrel cactusFerocactus setispinusSucculent/semisucculent Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mist flowerConoclinium (Eupatorium) greggiiPerennial Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Moon cactusHarrisia pomanensisSucculent/semisucculent BeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Morrocan spurgeEuphorbia resiniferaSucculent/semisucculent
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mountain marigoldTagetes lemmoniiSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mountain yuccaYucca (schottii) madrensis Succulent/semisucculent Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Nacapule jasmineVallesia laciniataLarge shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Narrow-leaf milkweedAsclepias angustifoliaSmall shrub Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon New Mexico privetForestiera neomexicanaLarge shrub Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Night-blooming cereusPeniocereus greggiiSucculent/semisucculent
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Night-blooming hesperaloeHesperaloe nocturnaSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon NopalOpuntia wilcoxiiSucculent/semisucculent BeesTortoise Food
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 Old Mexico prickly pearOpuntia gomei 'Old Mexico'Succulent/semisucculent BeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Orange JubileeTecoma ×Large shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Orange lantanaLantana camara hybridSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Organpipe cactusStenocereus thurberiSucculent/semisucculent BeesBatsTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Palmer Indian mallowAbutilon palmeriSmall shrub BeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Palo santoFouquieria formosaSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Parry penstemonPenstemon parryiPerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Passion flowerPassiflora mexicana Vine Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Passion fruitPassiflora aridaVine Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Pawnee Buttes sand cherryPrunus besseyi Pawnee Buttes® Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Pea flowerDalea pulchraMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Pincushion cactusMammillaria senilisSucculent/semisucculent Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Pincushion cactusMammillaria lentaSucculent/semisucculent Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Pine-leaf milkweedAsclepias linariaSmall shrub Butterfly Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Pink gauraGaura lindheimeri - rosePerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Pink Parade®Hesperaloe × Pink Parade®Succulent/semisucculent Hummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon PipevineAristolochia quercitorumVine Butterfly Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Prairie coneflowerRatibida columniferaPerennial Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Prickly pear spurgeEuphorbia opuntioidesSucculent/semisucculent
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Prostrate germanderTeucrium chamaerys 'Prostratum'Ground cover Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Purple autumn sageSalvia greggiiSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Purple justiciaJusticia masiacaPerennial Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Purple lilac vineHardenbergia violaceaVine 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 Red autumn sageSalvia greggiiSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Red firecracker plantRusselia × St. Elmo's FireTMMedium shrub Hummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Red lantanaLantana camara hybridSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Red queen's wreathAntigonon leptopus -red Vine Hummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Rio Grande butterfly bushBuddleja sessilifloraMedium shrub Butterfly Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Rock figFicus petiolarisSucculent/semisucculent
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Rock penstemonPenstemon baccharifoliaSmall shrub Hummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Rubber vineCryptostegia grandifloraVine Butterfly Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Rusby's desert mallowSphaeralcea rusbyiPerennial BeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon SageArtemisia ludovicianaPerennial
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 San Marcos hibiscusGossypium harknessiiMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Sand chollaCorynopuntia marenaeSucculent/semisucculent Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Sandpaper verbenaVerbena rigidaGround cover Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Scarlet bee blossomOenothera suffrutescens (Gaura coccinea)Perennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Seep willowBaccharis salicifoliaLarge shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Select Blue' catmintNepeta faassenii Small shrub Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Senita Pachycereus schottiiSucculent/semisucculent BeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Showy milkweedAsclepias speciosaPerennial Butterfly Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Side-oats gramaBouteloua curtipendulaGrass Tortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Sierra Apricot™ tecomaTecoma × Sierra Apricot™Large shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise 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 SkullcapScuttelaria potosinaPerennial Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Slender GramaBouteloua repensGrass Tortoise Food
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 Snake cactusMorengaya pensilisSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Snapdragon vineMaurandya antirrhiniflora - redVine Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Snapdragon vineMaurandya antirrhiniflora - purpleVine Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Solar Flare® Orange tecomaTecoma × Solar Flare®Large shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Sonoran air plantTillandsia exsertaPerennial Hummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Sonoran bursageAmbrosia cordifoliaSmall shrub
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Sonoran honeysuckleJusticia sonoraePerennial Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Sonoran milkweed vineMatelea altatensisVine Butterfly 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 Spotted bee balmMonarda punctataSmall shrub Hummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Summertime Blue™Eremophila ×Medium shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Superb penstemonPenstemon superbusPerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Sweet limeCitrus limettioidesSmall tree Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Swizzle sticksSenecio anteuphobiumSucculent/semisucculent Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Tall slipper plantPedilanthus bracteatusSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Tansy asterMachaeranthera tanacetifoliaPerennial Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon TesajoCylindropuntia cineraceaSucculent/semisucculent Bees
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 Texas sageSalvia coccineaPerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon ThelocactusThelocactus hexadrophorusSucculent/semisucculent Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Thornless tiger tongueOpuntia ellisianaSucculent/semisucculent BeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon ToroteBursera filicifoliaMedium shrub Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Torote prietoBursera laxifloraMedium shrub Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Torote prietoBursera hindsianaMedium shrub BeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Totempole cactusPachycereus schottii fa. monstrosusSucculent/semisucculent BeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Trailing indigo bushDalea greggiiGround cover Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Trailing russeliaRusselia furfuraceaGround cover Butterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Tree morninggloryIpomoea arborescensSmall tree Hummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Triangleleaf bursageAmbrosia deltoideaSmall shrub
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Tufted evening primroseOenothera caespitosaPerennial Tortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Tuna coloradaOpuntia stenopetalaSucculent/semisucculent Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Valeriana del monteDyschoriste hirsutissimaPerennial Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Violet prickly pearOpuntia gosselinianaSucculent/semisucculent Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Wax spurgeEuphorbia antisyphiliticaSucculent/semisucculent
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Western soapberrySapindus drummondiiTree Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon White gauraGaura lindheimeri - whitePerennial Butterfly Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon White needle flowerJusticia longiiPerennial Tortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon White orchid treeBauhinia aculeataSmall tree Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon White queen's wreathAntigonon leptopus - whiteVine 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 Wild cottonGossypium thurberiMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Wright ThimbleheadHymenothrix wrightiiPerennial Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Yellow bellsTecoma stansLarge shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Yellow chuparosaJusticia californica - yellowMedium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Yellow evening primroseCalylophus hartwegiiGround cover Butterfly GardensTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Yellow hesperaloeHesperaloe parvifloraSucculent/semisucculent
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Yellow lantanaLantana camara hybridSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Yellow rain lilyZephyranthes sulphureaBulb Bees
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