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

Filtered by: Tortoise Food (See All)

Common Name Botanical Name Form Purpose
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Yellow bellsTecoma stansLarge shrubButterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Solar Flare® Orange tecomaTecoma × Solar 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 Crimson Flare® tecomaTecoma × Crimson Flare®Large shrubButterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Orange JubileeTecoma ×Large shrubButterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Dwarf organpipe cactusStenocereus thurberi var. littoralisSucculent/semisucculentHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Organpipe cactusStenocereus thurberiSucculent/semisucculentBeesBatsTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Rusby's desert mallowSphaeralcea rusbyiPerennialBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Caliche globe mallowSphaeralcea laxaSmall shrubBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Copper globe mallowSphaeralcea angustifoliaSmall shrubBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert mallowSphaeralcea ambigua Small shrubBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Slimpod sennaSenna hirsuta var. glaberrimaSmall shrubButterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Longneck RuelRuellia nudifloraPerennialButterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Canyon penstemonPenstemon pseudospectabilisPerennialHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Parry penstemonPenstemon parryiPerennialButterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon NopalOpuntia wilcoxiiSucculent/semisucculentBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Tuna coloradaOpuntia stenopetalaSucculent/semisucculentButterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Old Mexico prickly pearOpuntia gomei 'Old Mexico'Succulent/semisucculentBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Thornless tiger tongueOpuntia ellisianaSucculent/semisucculentBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Durango prickly pearOpuntia durangensisSucculent/semisucculentBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Scarlet bee blossomOenothera suffrutescens (Gaura coccinea)PerennialButterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Tufted evening primroseOenothera caespitosaPerennialTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Crested candelabra cactusMyrtillocactus geometrizans crestSucculent/semisucculentBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Candelabra cactusMyrtillocactus geometrizansSucculent/semisucculentBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon CochalMyrtillocactus cochalSucculent/semisucculentBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Bush muhlyMuhlenbergia porteriGrassTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Bamboo muhlyMuhlenbergia dumosaGrassTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Pyramid bushMelochia tomentosa Small shrubButterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Snapdragon vineMaurandya antirrhiniflora - redVineButterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Snapdragon vineMaurandya antirrhiniflora - purpleVineButterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon BiznagitaMammillaria setispinaSucculent/semisucculentBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Hummingbird pincushion cactusMammillaria poselgeriSucculent/semisucculentHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Blue flaxLinum lewisiiPerennialButterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mexican HoneysuckleJusticia spicigeraSmall shrubButterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Sonoran honeysuckleJusticia sonoraePerennialButterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Purple justiciaJusticia masiacaPerennialButterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon White needle flowerJusticia longiiPerennialTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Yellow chuparosaJusticia californica - yellowMedium shrubButterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon ChuparosaJusticia californicaMedium shrubButterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon ClustervineJacquemontia pringleiVineButterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Curly mesquiteHilaria belangeriGrassTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert rose mallowHibiscus coulteriSmall shrubButterfly GardensBeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Island renegadeHenrya insularisSmall shrubButterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Moon cactusHarrisia pomanensisSucculent/semisucculentBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Wild cottonGossypium thurberiMedium shrubButterfly GardensBeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Quitobaquito Springs' heritage figFicus caricaMedium treeBeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
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 Desert fuschiaEpilobium (Zauschneria) canumPerennialButterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Casa de rataEchinocereus brandegeeiSucculent/semisucculentBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Arizona foldwingDicliptera resupinataPerennialButterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Arizona grape ivyCissus trifoliataVineTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon False gramaCathestecum brevifoliumGrassTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon SaguaroCarnegiea giganteaSucculent/semisucculentBeesBatsTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon CarlowrightiaCarlowrightia arizonicaSmall shrubBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Yellow evening primroseCalylophus hartwegiiGround coverButterfly GardensTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Fairy dusterCalliandra eriophyllaSmall shrubButterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Baja fairy dusterCalliandra californicaMedium shrubButterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Slender GramaBouteloua repensGrassTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Side-oats gramaBouteloua curtipendulaGrassTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert rock peaAcmispon (Lotus) rigidusSmall shrubButterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Palmer Indian mallowAbutilon palmeriSmall shrubBeesTortoise Food
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