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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 White-veined Dutchman's pipeAristolochia fimbriataVining groundcoverButterfly Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Calico flowerAristolochia littoralisVineButterfly Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Passion flowerPassiflora mexicana VineButterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Incense' passion vinePassiflora incarnata× P. cincinnataVineButterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Passion fruitPassiflora aridaVineButterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
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 Sonoran milkweed vineMatelea altatensisVineButterfly Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Rubber vineCryptostegia grandifloraVineButterfly Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Southwestern pipevineAristolochia watsoniiVineButterfly GardensEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Edible passion fruitPassiflora edulisVineButterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Purple lilac vineHardenbergia violaceaVineButterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon ClustervineJacquemontia pringleiVineButterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon PipevineAristolochia quercitorumVineButterfly Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Texas oliveCordia boissieriTreeButterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Western soapberrySapindus drummondiiTreeButterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Tuna coloradaOpuntia stenopetalaSucculent/semisucculentButterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon BoojumFouquieria columnarisSucculent/semisucculentButterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mexican night-blooming cereusPeniocereus serpentinusSucculent/semisucculentButterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon White orchid treeBauhinia aculeataSmall treeButterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Sweet limeCitrus limettioidesSmall treeButterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Red lantanaLantana camara hybridSmall shrubButterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Yellow lantanaLantana camara hybridSmall shrubButterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Gold lantanaLantana camara hybridSmall shrubButterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mexican HoneysuckleJusticia spicigeraSmall shrubButterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Germander sageSalvia chamaedrioides Small shrubButterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Angelita daisyTetraneuris (Hymenoxys) acaulisSmall shrubButterfly GardensBees
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 Felger crownbeardVerbesina felgeriSmall shrubButterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mountain marigoldTagetes lemmoniiSmall shrubButterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Orange lantanaLantana camara hybridSmall shrubButterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Lavender spicePoliomintha maderensisSmall shrubButterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Coral fountainRusselia equisetiformisSmall shrubButterfly 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 Pyramid bushMelochia tomentosa Small shrubButterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Blackfoot daisyMelampodium leucanthumSmall shrubButterfly 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 Slimpod sennaSenna hirsuta var. glaberrimaSmall shrubButterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mexican tarragonTagetes lucidaSmall shrubButterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Flattop buckwheatEriogonum fasciculatumSmall shrubButterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Black daleaDalea frutescensSmall shrubButterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert rock peaAcmispon (Lotus) rigidusSmall shrubButterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Bloodflower milkweedAsclepias curassavica - redSmall shrubButterfly Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Golden bloodflower milkweedAsclepias curassavica - yellowSmall shrubButterfly Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon DamianitaChrysactinia mexicanaSmall shrubButterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert milkweedAsclepias subulataSmall shrubButterfly Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Pine-leaf milkweedAsclepias linariaSmall shrubButterfly Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Fairy dusterCalliandra eriophyllaSmall shrubButterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Floss flowerAgeratum corymbosumSmall shrubButterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Texas sageSalvia coccineaPerennialButterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Prairie coneflowerRatibida columniferaPerennialButterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Broadleaf milkweedAsclepias latifoliaPerennialButterfly Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Blue flaxLinum lewisiiPerennialButterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Longneck RuelRuellia nudifloraPerennialButterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Tansy asterMachaeranthera tanacetifoliaPerennialButterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mist flowerConoclinium (Eupatorium) greggiiPerennialButterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Superb penstemonPenstemon superbusPerennialButterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Butterfly milkweedAsclepias tuberosaPerennialButterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Crimson sageSalvia henryiPerennialButterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Firecracker penstemonPenstemon eatoniPerennialButterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Scarlet bee blossomOenothera suffrutescens (Gaura coccinea)PerennialButterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Chocolate flowerBerlandiera lyrataPerennialButterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Showy milkweedAsclepias speciosaPerennialButterfly Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert marigoldBaileya multiradiataPerennialButterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Purple justiciaJusticia masiacaPerennialButterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Pink gauraGaura lindheimeri - rosePerennialButterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon White gauraGaura lindheimeri - whitePerennialButterfly Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Goodding verbenaGlandularia (Verbena) gooddingiiPerennialButterfly GardensEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Golden fleeceThymophylla pentachaetaPerennialButterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Sonoran honeysuckleJusticia sonoraePerennialButterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Parry penstemonPenstemon parryiPerennialButterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert rose mallowHibiscus biseptusPerennialButterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert fuschiaEpilobium (Zauschneria) canumPerennialButterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Day-of-the-dead flowerSymphiotrichum lanceolatumPerennialButterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon SkullcapScuttelaria potosinaPerennialButterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Valeriana del monteDyschoriste hirsutissimaPerennialButterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Arizona foldwingDicliptera resupinataPerennialButterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Antelope horn milkweedAsclepias asperulaPerennialButterfly Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Texas betonyStachys coccineaPerennialButterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Lemon verbenaAloysia wrightiiMedium shrubButterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon BonesetChromolaena sagittataMedium shrubButterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mexican sunflower hybridTithonia x Lagascea Medium shrubButterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Giant milkweedAsclepias albicansMedium shrubButterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Salvia 'Pozo Blue'Salvia leucophylla × S. clevelandiiMedium shrubButterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Bee brushAloysia gratissimaMedium shrubButterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Chaparral sageSalvia clevelandiiMedium shrubButterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon BrittlebushEncelia farinosaMedium shrubButterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
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 Coral beanErythrina ×bidweliiMedium shrubButterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Confiturilla grandeLagascea decipiensMedium shrubButterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Pea flowerDalea pulchraMedium shrubButterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Summertime Blue™Eremophila ×Medium shrubButterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Wild cottonGossypium thurberiMedium shrubButterfly GardensBeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Texas firecracker bushHamelia patens Medium shrubButterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon San Marcos hibiscusGossypium harknessiiMedium shrubButterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Baja fairy dusterCalliandra californicaMedium shrubButterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Rio Grande butterfly bushBuddleja sessilifloraMedium shrubButterfly Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Butterfly bushBuddleja marrubiifoliaMedium shrubButterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Aguirre™ turpentine bushEricameria laricifolia Medium shrubButterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert Mountain™ turpentine bushEricameria laricifolia Medium shrubButterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Apache plumeFalugia paradoxaMedium shrubButterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Solar Flare® Orange tecomaTecoma × Solar Flare®Large shrubButterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon ArrowweedPluchea serriceaLarge shrubButterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Yellow bellsTecoma stansLarge shrubButterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon GuayacánGuaiacum coulteriLarge shrubButterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mexican bush sunflowerTithonia fruticosa Large shrubButterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Nacapule jasmineVallesia laciniataLarge shrubButterfly GardensBees
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 Seep willowBaccharis salicifoliaLarge shrubButterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Catclaw acaciaSenegalia greggii Large shrubButterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Button bushCephalanthus occidentalisLarge shrubButterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon CreosotebushLarrea tridentataLarge shrubButterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert lavenderHyptis (albida) emoryiLarge shrubButterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Orange JubileeTecoma ×Large shrubButterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Trailing indigo bushDalea greggiiGround coverButterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Trailing russeliaRusselia furfuraceaGround coverButterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Sandpaper verbenaVerbena rigidaGround coverButterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Quitobaquito Springs' yerba mansaAnemopsis californicaGround coverButterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Frog fruitPhyla nodifloraGround coverButterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Yellow evening primroseCalylophus hartwegiiGround coverButterfly GardensTortoise 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