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 Desert rock peaAcmispon (Lotus) rigidusSmall shrubButterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Arizona agaveAgave arizonicaSucculent/semisucculentHummingbird GardensBeesBats
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Red Cow' agaveAgave colorata x bovicornutaSucculent/semisucculentHummingbird GardensBeesBats
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mezcal pelónAgave pelonaSucculent/semisucculentHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Octopus agaveAgave vilmorinianaSucculent/semisucculentHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Flame bushAnisacanthus quadrifidusMedium shrubHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Red queen's wreathAntigonon leptopus -red VineHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Baja fairy dusterCalliandra californicaMedium shrubButterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Fairy dusterCalliandra eriophyllaSmall shrubButterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Candle cactusCleistocactus candelariaSucculent/semisucculentHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Texas oliveCordia boissieriTreeButterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Arizona foldwingDicliptera resupinataPerennialButterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert fuschiaEpilobium (Zauschneria) canumPerennialButterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Coral beanErythrina ×bidweliiMedium shrubButterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Southwest coral beanErythrina flabelliformisMedium shrubHummingbird GardensEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon White spurgeEuphorbia xantiSucculent/semisucculentHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Palo santoFouquieria formosaSucculent/semisucculentHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mexican tree ocotilloFouquieria macdougaliiSucculent/semisucculentHummingbird GardensEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mexican bottle treeFouquieria purpusiiSucculent/semisucculentHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Ocotillo Fouquieria splendensSucculent/semisucculentHummingbird GardensEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Pink gauraGaura lindheimeri - rosePerennialButterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Texas firecracker bushHamelia patens Medium shrubButterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Pink Parade®Hesperaloe × Pink Parade®Succulent/semisucculentHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Brake Lights® crimson yuccaHesperaloe hybridSucculent/semisucculentHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Night-blooming hesperaloeHesperaloe nocturnaSucculent/semisucculentHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert Flamenco®Hesperaloe parvifloraSucculent/semisucculentHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert lavenderHyptis (albida) emoryiLarge shrubButterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Tree morninggloryIpomoea arborescensSmall treeHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon ChuparosaJusticia californicaMedium shrubButterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Yellow chuparosaJusticia californica - yellowMedium shrubButterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mexican HoneysuckleJusticia spicigeraSmall shrubButterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Hummingbird pincushion cactusMammillaria poselgeriSucculent/semisucculentHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Snapdragon vineMaurandya antirrhiniflora - purpleVineButterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Snapdragon vineMaurandya antirrhiniflora - redVineButterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Spotted bee balmMonarda punctataSmall shrubHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Snake cactusMorengaya pensilisSucculent/semisucculentHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Hummingbird nopalNopalaea karwinskianaSucculent/semisucculentHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Scarlet bee blossomOenothera suffrutescens (Gaura coccinea)PerennialButterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Tall slipper plantPedilanthus bracteatusSucculent/semisucculentHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Slipper flowerPedilanthus macrocarpus Succulent/semisucculentHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Rock penstemonPenstemon baccharifoliaSmall shrubHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Firecracker penstemonPenstemon eatoniPerennialButterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Parry penstemonPenstemon parryiPerennialButterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Canyon penstemonPenstemon pseudospectabilisPerennialHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Superb penstemonPenstemon superbusPerennialButterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Hill country penstemonPenstemon triflorusPerennialHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Lavender spicePoliomintha maderensisSmall shrubButterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Longneck RuelRuellia nudifloraPerennialButterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert ruelliaRuellia peninsularisMedium shrubHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Red firecracker plantRusselia × St. Elmo's FireTMMedium shrubHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Coral fountainRusselia equisetiformisSmall shrubButterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Trailing russeliaRusselia furfuraceaGround coverButterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon White sageSalvia apianaMedium shrubHummingbird GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Chaparral sageSalvia clevelandiiMedium shrubButterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Carl Nielson sageSalvia clevelandii × S. mojavensisMedium shrubHummingbird GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Texas sageSalvia coccineaPerennialButterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Purple autumn sageSalvia greggiiSmall shrubButterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Red autumn sageSalvia greggiiSmall shrubButterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Crimson sageSalvia henryiPerennialButterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Lemmon sageSalvia lemmoniiSmall shrubButterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mexican bush sageSalvia leucanthaSmall shrubButterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Salvia 'Pozo Blue'Salvia leucophylla × S. clevelandiiMedium shrubButterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Texas betonyStachys coccineaPerennialButterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Dwarf organpipe cactusStenocereus thurberi var. littoralisSucculent/semisucculentHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Orange JubileeTecoma ×Large shrubButterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Crimson Flare® tecomaTecoma × Crimson Flare®Large shrubButterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Sierra Apricot™ tecomaTecoma × Sierra Apricot™Large shrubButterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Solar Flare® Orange tecomaTecoma × Solar Flare®Large shrubButterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Yellow bellsTecoma stansLarge shrubButterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Alamos air plantTillandsia elizabethaePerennialHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Sonoran air plantTillandsia exsertaPerennialHummingbird Gardens
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