2017 Plant Sale Details

2017 Plant List

Please explore our inventory below which may experience additional updates prior to the start of the sale. You can use the sort and print features to generate your shopping list. 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.

As always, the region’s #1 botany experts will be on hand to answer questions and offer advice to aid your shopping. Proceeds from the sale support our important Desert Museum’s mission. Please bring your empty 1-gallon nursery pots to recycle for next year’s sale.

Last update: 07-25-2017

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 'Quitobaquito Springs' yerba mansaAnemopsis californicaGround coverButterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon CreosotebushLarrea tridentataLarge shrubButterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Seep willowBaccharis salicifoliaLarge shrubButterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Yellow bellsTecoma stansLarge shrubButterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa' heritage pomegranatePunica granatum 'Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa'Large shrub/small treeBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Mission San Antonio de Padua' heritage pomegranatePunica granatum 'Mission San Antonio de Padua'Large shrub/small treeBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Five Points' heritage pomegranatePunica granatum 'Five Points'Large shrub/small treeBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Carl Nielson sageSalvia clevelandii × S. mojavensisMedium shrubHummingbird GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Chaparral sageSalvia clevelandiiMedium shrubButterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon White sageSalvia apianaMedium shrubHummingbird GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Wild cottonGossypium thurberiMedium shrubButterfly GardensBeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Southwest coral beanErythrina flabelliformisMedium shrubHummingbird GardensEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert Mountain™ turpentine bushEricameria laricifolia Medium shrubButterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Bee brushAloysia gratissimaMedium shrubButterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Lemon verbenaAloysia wrightiiMedium shrubButterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Torote prietoBursera hindsianaMedium shrubBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Elephant treeBursera microphyllaMedium shrubBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon ChiltepinCapsicum annuum (wild type)Medium shrubBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon BrittlebushEncelia farinosaMedium shrubButterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Aguirre™ turpentine bushEricameria laricifolia Medium shrubButterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Mission San Antonio de Padua' heritage figFicus caricaMedium treeBeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Sosa Carrillo' heritage figFicus caricaMedium treeBeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Quitobaquito Springs' heritage figFicus caricaMedium treeBeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon SkullcapScuttelaria potosinaPerennialButterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Mission San Antonio de Padua' heritage mintMentha sp.PerennialEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Goodding verbenaGlandularia (Verbena) gooddingiiPerennialButterfly GardensEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert fuschiaEpilobium (Zauschneria) canumPerennialButterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Parry penstemonPenstemon parryiPerennialButterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert rose mallowHibiscus coulteriSmall shrubButterfly GardensBeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mexican tarragonTagetes lucidaSmall shrubButterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mountain marigoldTagetes lemmoniiSmall shrubButterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Flattop buckwheatEriogonum fasciculatumSmall shrubButterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Lavender spicePoliomintha maderensisSmall shrubButterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Magdelena' heritage loquatEriobotrya japonicaSmall treeBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Sweet limeCitrus limettioidesSmall treeButterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Goodwin Homestead' heritage quinceCydonia oblongaSmall treeBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Hohokam agaveAgave murpheyi Succulent/semisucculentBeesBatsEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Indian fig cactusOpuntia ficus-indicaSucculent/semisucculentBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon SaguaroCarnegiea giganteaSucculent/semisucculentBeesBatsTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Fishhook barrelFerocactus wislizeni Succulent/semisucculentBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Golden fishhook barrelFerocactus wislizeni fa. flavispinaSucculent/semisucculentBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Senita Pachycereus schottiiSucculent/semisucculentBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Totempole cactusPachycereus schottii fa. monstrosusSucculent/semisucculentBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Ocotillo Fouquieria splendensSucculent/semisucculentHummingbird GardensEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon CardonPachycereus pringleiSucculent/semisucculentBeesBatsEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mexican tree ocotilloFouquieria macdougaliiSucculent/semisucculentHummingbird GardensEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Organpipe cactusStenocereus thurberiSucculent/semisucculentBeesBatsTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Dwarf organpipe cactusStenocereus thurberi var. littoralisSucculent/semisucculentHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Passion fruitPassiflora aridaVineButterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Mission San Borja' heritage grapeVitis sp.VineBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Southwestern pipevineAristolochia watsoniiVineButterfly GardensEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Edible passion fruitPassiflora edulisVineButterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Common Name Botanical Name Form
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