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 "Orange' Bell, Esperanza"Tecoma hybridMedium shrub
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon "Sunrise™ Bells, Esperanza"Tecoma hybridMedium shrub
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Órgano-pequeñoEchinocereus leucanthusSucculent/semisucculent Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Garcia Camp' heritage pomegranatePunica granatum 'Garcia Camp'Large shrub/small tree Bees
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 'Mission San Antonio de Padua' heritage mintMentha sp.Perennial Ethnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Mission San Borja' heritage grapeVitis speciesVine BeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Quitobaquito Springs' yerba mansaAnemopsis californicaGround cover Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Quitoboquito Springs' heritage pomegranatePunica granatum 'Quitoboquito'Large shrub/small tree Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Sierra Moonrise' DaleaDalea luteaSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBees
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 Airy bachelor's buttonsGomphrena decumbensSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Aji charapitaCapsicum frutescensSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Alamos air plantTillandsia elizabethaePerennial Hummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Andean cardonEchinopsis atacamensis ssp. pasacanaSucculent/semisucculent BeesBats
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Angelita daisyTetraneuris (Hymenoxys) acaulisSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Apache plumeFalugia paradoxaMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Argentine orange bellsTecoma garrochaLarge shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Argentine saguaroTrichocereus terscheckiiSucculent/semisucculent BeesBats
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Arizona agaveAgave arizonicaSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird GardensBeesBats
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Arizona blackberryRubus arizonensisVine BeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Arizona cottontopDigitaria californicaGrass Tortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Arizona foldwingDicliptera resupinataPerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon ArrowweedPluchea serriceaLarge shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Ashy limberbushJatropha cinereaMedium shrub Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Baja bursageAmbrosia bryantiiSmall shrub
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Baja elephant treePachycormus discolorMedium shrub Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Baja fairy dusterCalliandra californicaMedium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Baja plum treeCyrtocarpa edulisMedium shrub
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Bamboo muhlyMuhlenbergia dumosaGrass Tortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Baseball batSanseveria Succulent/semisucculent
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Bee brushAloysia gratissimaMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
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 Blue elf AloeAloe humilis ×Succulent/semisucculent Hummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Blue fescueFestuca ovina ssp. glaucaGrass Tortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Blue gramaBouteloua gracilisGrass Tortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon BoojumFouquieria columnarisSucculent/semisucculent Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon BrittlebushEncelia farinosaMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Burgundy desert willowChilopsis linearisMedium tree
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Bush verbenaCitharexylum flabelliformisMedium shrub Butterfly Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Buttercup hesperaloeHesperaloe hybridSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird GardensBees
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 Caliche globe mallowSphaeralcea laxaSmall shrub BeesTortoise Food
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 Canyon penstemonPenstemon pseudospectabilisPerennial Hummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Cardinal flowerLobelia cardinalisPerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Carl Nielson sageSalvia clevelandii × S. mojavensisMedium shrub Hummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Carrion flowerHoodiopsis speciesSucculent/semisucculent
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Chaparral sageSalvia clevelandiiMedium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Chihuahuan primroseOenothera stubbei BeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon ChiltepinCapsicum annuumMedium shrub BeesEthnobotany
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 Club chollaGrusonia emoryiSucculent/semisucculent Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon ClustervineJacquemontia pringleiVine Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon CochalMyrtillocactus cochalSucculent/semisucculent BeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Compact sageLeucophyllum frutescens 'Compacta'Medium shrub Butterfly GardensBees
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 CreosotebushLarrea tridentataLarge shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Crimson Flare? tecomaTecoma hybridMedium 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 Dusk ™ Hesperaloe parviflora hybridSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert Flamenco®Hesperaloe parvifloraSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert fuschiaEpilobium canumPerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert honeysuckleAnisacanthus thurberiMedium shrub Hummingbird GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert ironwood treeOlneya tesotaTree Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert lavenderHyptis emoryiLarge shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesEthnobotany
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 oliveForestiera shreveiMedium shrub Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert rock peaAcmispon (Lotus) rigidusSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert roseAdenium (Winter Remedy) hybrids
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert roseAdenium hybrids (red)Succulent/semisucculent Hummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert rose mallowHibiscus coulteriSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert ruelliaRuellia peninsularisMedium shrub Hummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert spoonDasylirion texanumSucculent/semisucculent BeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert spoonDasylirion wheeleriSucculent/semisucculent BeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Devil's shoestringNolina texanaSucculent/semisucculent Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Devil's tongue barrelFerocactus latispinusSucculent/semisucculent Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Diamond chollaCylindropuntia ramosissimaSucculent/semisucculent Bees
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 Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Dwarf white sageSalvia apiana var. compactaSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesEthnobotany
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 EtchoPachycereus pecten-aboriginumSucculent/semisucculent BeesBats
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Evergreen sumacRhus virensLarge shrub Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Fairy dusterCalliandra eriophyllaSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon False gramaBouteloua diversispiculaGrass Tortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Felger crownbeardVerbesina felgeriSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Fire barrelFerocactus gracilisSucculent/semisucculent Bees
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 Floriferous desert willowChilopsis linearisMedium tree
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 Fragrant mist flowerChromolaena odorataMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Fragrant sageLeucophyllum pruinosumLarge shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Frog fruitPhyla nodifloraGround cover Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Galaena red sageSalvia darcyiPerennial Hummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon GarbancilloGalphemia glaucaMedium shrub Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Germander sageSalvia chamaedrioides Small shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Glory of TexasThelocactus bicolorSucculent/semisucculent Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Golden barrelEchinocactus grusoniiSucculent/semisucculent Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Golden cereusBergerocactus emoryiSucculent/semisucculent Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Goodding verbenaGlandularia gooddingiiPerennial Butterfly GardensEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Grape-scented sageSalvia melissodoraSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon GrasvygieMarlothistella uniondalensisSucculent/semisucculent Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon GraythornZiziphus obtusifoliaLarge shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Green-flowered bromelDeuterocchonia brevifoliaSucculent/semisucculent
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon GuayacánGuaiacum coulteriLarge shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Heartleaf hibiscusHibiscus martianusSmall shrub Hummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Henderson heritage figFicus caricaMedium tree Tortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Hohokam agaveAgave murpheyi Succulent/semisucculent BeesBatsEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Hooker evening primroseOenothera elata ssp. hookeriBiennial
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon HopbushDodonaea viscosaLarge shrub
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Houdini×™ sageLeucophyllum revolutum Houdini™Medium shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Huachuca agaveAgave parryi var. hauchucaensisSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird GardensBeesBats
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Hummingbird nopalNopalaea karwinskianaSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Hummingbird pincushion cactusCochemiea poselgeriSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Hybrid AgaveAgave pelona × vilmorinianaSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Hybrid grass sageSalvia reptans ×Small shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Hybrid silver torchCleistocactus hyalacanthus ×Succulent/semisucculent Hummingbird GardensTortoise Food
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 King Ferdinand agaveAgave × nickelsiaeSucculent/semisucculent BeesBats
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Kino heritage figFicus caricaMedium tree Tortoise FoodEthnobotany
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 LechugillaAgave lechugillaSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Lemon verbenaAloysia wrightiiMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Longneck ruelRuellia nudifloraPerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Lynn's LegacyLeucophyllum langmaniae 'Lynn's Legacy'Medium shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Maximilian sunflowerHelianthus maximilianiMedium shrub Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mexican bird-of-paradiseCaesalpinia mexicanaLarge shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mexican blue penstemonPenstemon amphorellaePerennial Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mexican bottle treeFouquieria purpusiiSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mexican bush sunflowerTithonia fruticosa Large shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mexican feather grassNassella tenuissimaGrass Tortoise Food
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 oreganoLippia graveolensSmall 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 Mission San Antonio de Padua heritage figFicus caricaMedium tree Tortoise FoodEthnobotany
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 Mountain marigoldTagetes lemmoniiSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Narrow-leaf milkweedAsclepias angustifoliaSmall shrub Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Night-blooming cereusPeniocereus greggiiSucculent/semisucculent
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Night-blooming hesperaloeHesperaloe nocturnaSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Ocotillo Fouquieria splendensSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird GardensEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Ocotillo blanco pichilingeFouquieria burageeiSucculent/semisucculent Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
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 hybridLarge shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Organpipe cactusStenocereus thurberiSucculent/semisucculent BeesBatsTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Oro Blanco heritage figFicus caricaMedium tree Tortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Palmer agaveAgave palmeriSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird GardensBeesBatsEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Palmer Indian mallowAbutilon palmeriSmall shrub BeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon PapaltilloGuardiola platyphyllaPerennial Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Parry agaveAgave parryi var. parryiSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird GardensBeesBats
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Parry penstemonPenstemon parryiPerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Passion fruitPassiflora aridaVine Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Pea flowerDalea pulchraMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Peanut cactusLobivia sylvestrisSucculent/semisucculent Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Pine-leaf milkweedAsclepias linariaSmall shrub Butterfly Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Pink FlamingoMuhlenbergia × 'Pink Flamingo'Grass Tortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Pink Parade®Hesperaloe hybridSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Pink queen's wreathAntigonon leptopusVine Hummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon PipevineAristolochia quercitorumVining groundcover Butterfly Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon PlumeriaPlumeria rubra var. acutifoliaSmall shrub
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Pozo Blue sageSalvia hybrid Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon PP# 21411 'Ultra Violet' canyon sageSalvia lycoides ×Perennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Prickly pear spurgeEuphorbia opuntioidesSucculent/semisucculent
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Purple autumn sageSalvia greggiiSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Purple butterfly bushBuddleia davidii Butterfly Gardens
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 Quitobaquito Springs heritage figFicus caricaMedium tree Tortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Red bird-of-paradiseCaesalpinia pulcherrimaMedium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Red firecracker plantRusselia × St. Elmo's Fire™Medium shrub Hummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Red jacobiniaJusticia candicansSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Red queen's wreathAntigonon leptopusVine Hummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Red skullcapScutellaria × Perennial Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Red Turk's capMalvaviscus arboreaMedium shrub Hummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Red YuccaHesperaloe parvifloraSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Regal Mist® MuhlyMuhlenbergia capillaris Regal Mist®Grass Tortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Rio BravoLeucophyllum langmaniae Rio Bravo®Medium shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Rio Grande butterfly bushBuddleja sessilifloraMedium shrub Butterfly Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Rock figFicus petiolaris (mounted on a rock)Succulent/semisucculent
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Rock figFicus petiolarisSucculent/semisucculent
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Ruby penstemonPenstemon schoenholzeriPerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
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 Sand chollaCorynopuntia marenaeSucculent/semisucculent Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Sand penstemonPenstemon ambiguusPerennial Butterfly Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Sandia Glow™Hesperaloe parviflora hybridSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Scallopleaf sageSalvia vaseyiSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Scarlet bee blossomOenothera suffrutescens (Gaura coccinea)Perennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Scarlet red SalviaSalvia microphyllaSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Seep willowBaccharis salicifoliaLarge shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Senita Lophocereus schottiiSucculent/semisucculent BeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Shark skin agaveAgave asperrima × nickelsiaeSucculent/semisucculent BeesBats
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon ShindaggerAgave schottiiSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Side-oats gramaBouteloua curtipendulaGrass Tortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Sierra Apricot™ tecomaTecoma hybridMedium 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 Siskiyou pinkGaura lindheimeri - rosePerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Skeleton-leaf goldeneyeViguieria stenolobaMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Slender totempole cactusLophocereus schottii fa. miekleyanusSucculent/semisucculent
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Slimpod sennaSenna hirsuta var. glaberrimaSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Slipper flowerEuphorbia (Pedilanthus macrocarpus) lomellii Succulent/semisucculent Hummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Small-flowered agaveAgave parviflora ssp. densifloraSucculent/semisucculent Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Snake cactusMorengaya pensilisSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Snapdragon vineMaurandya antirrhiniflora - purpleVine Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Solar Flare? orange tecomaTecoma hybridMedium 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
 Camera icon Sonoran milkweed vineGonolobus ? uniflorusVine Butterfly Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Sonoran nightshadeSolanum hindsianum Large shrub Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Sosa Carrillo heritage figFicus caricaMedium tree Tortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Southwest coral beanErythrina flabelliformisMedium shrub Hummingbird GardensEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Southwestern pipevineAristolochia watsoniiVining groundcover Butterfly GardensEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Spineless hedgehog cactusEchinocereus 'inermis'Succulent/semisucculent Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Sugar sumacRhus ovataLarge shrub Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Sulu spurgeEuphorbia royleanaSucculent/semisucculent Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Summer Snow™ plumbagoPlumbago scandens Small shrub Butterfly GardensEthnobotany
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 TalinumTalinum triangularePerennial
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Tall slipper plantEuphorbia (Pedilanthus) bracteataSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird Gardens
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 firecracker bushHamelia patens Medium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Texas sageSalvia coccineaPerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Texas Violet mealy cup sageSalvia farinaceaSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Toothless desert spoonDasylirion quadrangulatumSucculent/semisucculent Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Torch cactus hybridsTrichocereus ×Succulent/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 Torote prietoBursera epinataMedium shrub Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Totempole cactusLophocereus schottii fa. monstrosusSucculent/semisucculent Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Toumey agaveAgave toumeyana Succulent/semisucculent Hummingbird GardensBeesBats
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 Trailing yellow daleaDalea capitata Sierra Gold ?Ground cover Butterfly GardensBees
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 Trident™ sageSalvia hybrid Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
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 Twin-flowered agaveAgave geminifloraSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Twisted sisterLophocereus schottii fa. monstrosus spiralisSucculent/semisucculent
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Uruguayan firecracker plantDicliptera squarrosa (D. suberecta)Perennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Variegated Hohokam agaveAgave murpheyi 'Rodney'Succulent/semisucculent BeesBatsEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Velvet mesquiteProsopis velutinaTree Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Velvetpod mimosaMimosa dysocarpaMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Violet prickly pearOpuntia gosselinianaSucculent/semisucculent Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon West Texas grass sageSalvia reptansSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Whirling butterfliesGaura lindheimeri - whitePerennial Butterfly Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon White Cloud Muhly GrassMuhlenbergia capillaris 'White Cloud'Grass Tortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon White queen's wreathAntigonon leptopusVine Hummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon White sageSalvia apianaMedium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon White spurgeEuphorbia xantiSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon White Turk's capMalvaviscus arboreaMedium shrub Hummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon White-veined Dutchman's pipeAristolochia fimbriataVining groundcover Butterfly Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Whitebark acaciaMariosousa willardianaSmall tree Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Willow groundselBarkleyanthus salicifoliusMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon WolfberryLycium brevipesLarge shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Woolly Jacket prickly pearOpuntia species
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Wright silktasselGarrya wrightiiMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Yellow bellsTecoma stansLarge shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Yellow bird-of-paradiseErythrostemon gilliesiiMedium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Yellow evening primroseCalylophus hartwegiiGround cover Butterfly GardensTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Yellow morning glory vineMerremia aureaVine Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
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