2022 Plant Sale Details

2022 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: 09-08-2022

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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
Common Name Botanical Name Form Purpose
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Pintapán cimarrónAbutilon mollicomumPerennial Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Palmer Indian mallowAbutilon palmeriSmall shrub BeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon YarrowAchillea millefoliumGround cover Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
 Camera icon Sonoran giant hyssopAgastache wrightiiSmall shrub Butterfly Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Hohokam agaveAgave murpheyi Succulent/semisucculent BeesBatsEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Palmer agaveAgave palmeriSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird GardensBeesBatsEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Parry agaveAgave parryi var. parryiSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird GardensBeesBats
 Camera icon Agave sp.Agave sp.Succulent/semisucculent
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Bee brushAloysia gratissimaMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Sonoran bursageAmbrosia cordifoliaSmall shrub
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Triangleleaf bursageAmbrosia deltoideaSmall shrub
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon False indigo bushAmorpha fruticosaShrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Yerba mansaAnemopsis californicaGround cover Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Flame bushAnisacanthus quadrifidusMedium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert honeysuckleAnisacanthus thurberiMedium shrub Hummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon White-veined Dutchman's pipeAristolochia fimbriataVining groundcover Butterfly Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Southwestern pipevineAristolochia watsoniiVining groundcover Butterfly GardensEthnobotany
 Camera icon Prarie sagewortArtemisia frigidaGroundcover Butterfly GardensEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon SageArtemisia ludovicianaPerennial
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Narrow-leaf milkweedAsclepias angustifoliaSmall shrub Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Pine-leaf milkweedAsclepias linariaSmall shrub Butterfly Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert milkweedAsclepias subulataSmall shrub Butterfly Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Quail bushAtriplex lentiformisLarge shrub
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert marigoldBaileya multiradiataPerennial Butterfly GardensBees
 Camera icon Pata de cabraBauhinia pringlii Large bush/small tree
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Chocolate flowerBerlandiera lyrataPerennial Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon CroosvineBignonia capreolataLarge vine
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Side-oats gramaBouteloua curtipendulaGrass Tortoise Food
 Camera icon Firecracker bushBouvardia turnifoliaSmall shrub Hummingbird GardensEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Butterfly bushBuddleja marrubiifoliaMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon ToroteBursera filicifoliaMedium shrub Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mexican bird-of-paradiseCaesalpinia mexicanaLarge shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Red bird-of-paradiseCaesalpinia pulcherrimaMedium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Palo piojoCaesalpinia pumilaMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Yellow orchid vineCallaeum macropterumVine Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Baja fairy dusterCalliandra californicaMedium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Fairy dusterCalliandra eriophyllaSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon SundropCalylophus drummondianusMedium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Yellow evening primroseCalylophus hartwegiiGround cover Butterfly GardensTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon ChiltepinCapsicum annuum (wild type)Small shrub BeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Button bushCephalanthus occidentalisLarge shrub Butterfly GardensBees
 Camera icon Cerocarpus ledifolius var. intricatus
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mexican orangeChoisya dumosa var arizonicaSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Fragrant mist flowerChromolaena odorataMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon BonesetChromolaena sagittataMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon DamianitaChrysactinia mexicanaSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mist flowerConoclinium (Eupatorium) dissectumPerennial Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Little-leaf cordiaCordia parvifoliaLarge shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon UruqueniaCroton ciliato-glanduliferSmall shrub Butterfly Gardens
 Camera icon Bat faced cupheaCuphea laveaSmall shrub Hummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Goodwin Homestead' heritage quinceCydonia oblongaSmall tree BeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Jumping chollaCylindropuntia fulgida var. mamillataSucculent/semisucculent Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Silver daleaDalea bicolor Large shrub Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Trailing yellow daleaDalea capitata Small shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Toothless sotolDasylirion longissimumSucculent/semisucculent
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert spoonDasylirion wheeleriSucculent/semisucculent BeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Arizona foldwingDicliptera resupinataPerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon HopbushDodonaea viscosaLarge shrub
 Camera icon Cat claw vineDolichandra unguis-catiVine
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon BrittlebushEncelia farinosaMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert fuschiaEpilobium (Zauschneria) canumPerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Aguirre™ turpentine bushEricameria laricifolia Small shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Rabbit brushEricameria nauseosusMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Flattop buckwheatEriogonum fasciculatumSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Wax spurgeEuphorbia antisyphiliticaSucculent/semisucculent Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon ZipehuiEuphorbia californicaMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon White spurgeEuphorbia xantiSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Apache plumeFalugia paradoxaMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBees
 Camera icon Pineapple GuavaFeijoa sellowianaLarge shrub Ethnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Sosa Carrillo' heritage figFicus caricaMedium tree BeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Rock figFicus petiolaris var palmeriSucculent/semisucculent
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Ocotillo Fouquieria splendensSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird GardensEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Arizona Sun' blanket flowerGaillardia speciesPerennial Butterfly GardensBees
 Camera icon Slender GoldshowerGalphimia gracilis
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Wright silktasselGarrya wrightiiMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Siskiyou pinkGaura lindheimeriPerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Goodding verbenaGlandularia gooddingiiPerennial Butterfly GardensEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Airy bachelor's buttonsGomphrena decumbensSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Wild cottonGossypium davidsoniiMedium shrub BeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Wild cottonGossypium thurberiMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Wild CottonGossypium turneriMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon PapalotilloGuardiola platyphyllaPerennial Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Texas firecracker bushHamelia patens Medium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Maximilian sunflowerHelianthus maximilianiMedium shrub Bees
 Camera icon Giant HesperaloeHesperaloe funiferaSucculent/semisucculent Butterfly GardensEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Pink Parade®Hesperaloe hybridSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Night-blooming hesperaloeHesperaloe nocturnaSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Sonoran spider lilyHymenocallis sonoraePerennial
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert lavenderHyptis albida (emoryi)Large shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Yellow chuparosaJusticia californicaMedium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Red jacobiniaJusticia candicansSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Sonoran honeysuckleJusticia sonoraePerennial Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mexican HoneysuckleJusticia spicigeraSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise Food
 Camera icon Winter-fatkrascheninnikovia lanataSmall shrub
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Confiturilla grandeLagascea decipiensMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Purple trailing lantanaLantana montevidensisGround cover
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon CreosotebushLarrea tridentataLarge shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
 Camera icon San Pedro daisyLasianthea podocephalaSubshrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Texas rangerLeucophyllum frutescensLarge shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Cardinal flowerLobelia cardinalisSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Sierra madre lobeliaLobelia laxiflora Small shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
 Camera icon Pams pink honeysuckleLonicera "pams pink"Vine Butterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
 Camera icon Anderson WolfberryLycium andersoniiMedium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Red Turk's capMalvaviscus arboreaMedium shrub Hummingbird GardensBees
 Camera icon Mangle DulceMaytenus phyllanthoidesSmall shrub
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Blackfoot daisyMelampodium leucanthumSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Pyramid bushMelochia tomentosa Small shrub Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Bull grassMuhlenbergia emersleyiGrass Tortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Deer grassMuhlenbergia rigensGrass
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon BeargrassNolina microcarpaSucculent/semisucculent Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Tufted evening primroseOenothera caespitosaPerennial
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mexican Evening PrimroseOenothera speciosa Perennial Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon MariolaParthenium incanumSmall shrub Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Virginia creeperParthenocissus insertaVine
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Passion fruitPassiflora aridaVine Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Incense' passion vinePassiflora incarnata× P. cincinnataVine Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon slipper plant Pedilanthus macrocarpus
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Firecracker penstemonPenstemon eatoniPerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Parry penstemonPenstemon parryiPerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Canyon penstemonPenstemon pseudospectabilisPerennial Hummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Superb penstemonPenstemon superbusPerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon ArrowweedPluchea sericeaLarge shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Summer Snow™ plumbagoPlumbago zeylandica Small shrub Butterfly GardensEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Lavender spicePoliomintha maderensisSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Smoke treePsorothamnus spinosusTree Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Garcia Camp' heritage pomagranatePunica granatumSmall tree Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon ' Sosa Carillo' heritage pomegranatePunica granatum Sosa CarrilloTree Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon CliffrosePurshia stansburyanaMedium shrub Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Prairie coneflowerRatibida columniferaPerennial Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Longneck ruelRuellia nudifloraPerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert ruelliaRuellia peninsularisMedium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon White sageSalvia apianaMedium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Germander sageSalvia chamaedrioides Small shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Chaparral sageSalvia clevelandiiMedium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Galaena red sageSalvia darcyiPerennial Hummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Red autumn sageSalvia greggiiSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Pozo Blue sageSalvia hybrid Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
 Camera icon S. Mohavensis/Dorii/ClevelandSalvia hybrid "trident"
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Lemmon sageSalvia lemmoniiSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mexican bush sageSalvia leucanthaSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Salvia 'Pozo Blue'Salvia leucophylla × S. clevelandiiMedium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Grape-scented sageSalvia melissodoraSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon elderberrySambucus mexicana Ethnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Starrfire red skullcapScutellaria hybrid Perennial Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Pink skullcapScutellaria suffrutescensPerennial Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon desert sennaSenna covesii
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Palo prietoSenna polyanthaLarge shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Sonoran nightshadeSolanum hindsianum Medium shrub Bees
 Camera icon Ojo de liebreSolanum houstoniiMedium shrub Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert globe mallowSphaeralcea ambigua Small shrub Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Fendler globe mallowSphaeralcea fendleriMedium shrub BeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Caliche globe mallowSphaeralcea laxaSmall shrub BeesTortoise Food
 Camera icon Giant sacatonSporobolus wrightii
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Day-of-the-dead flowerSymphiotrichum lanceolatumPerennial Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mountain marigoldTagetes lemmoniiSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mexican tarragonTagetes lucidaSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Orange bellsTecoma garochaLarge shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Yellow bellsTecoma stansLarge shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Angelita daisyTetraneuris (Hymenoxys) acaulisSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Golden fleeceThymophylla pentachaetaPerennial Butterfly GardensBees
 Camera icon Tree marigoldTithonia diversifoliaLarge shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon viscid acaciaVachellia vernicosaLarge shrub Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Arizona rosewoodVauquelinia californicaLarge shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Felger crownbeardVerbesina felgeriSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Parish GoldeneyeViguiera deltoidea var. parishiiSmall shrub Bees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Skeleton-leaf goldeneyeViguieria stenolobaMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Banana YuccaYucca baccata baccataSucculent/semisucculent Butterfly GardensBeesBatsEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Soaptree yuccaYucca elata BeesBatsEthnobotany
 Camera icon Texas creeping oxeyezexmenia hispida (wedelia acapulcensis)Small shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Little Golden ZinniaZinnia grandifloraSmall shrub Bees
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
Retrieved from the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum web site on 05-30-2023
http://desertmuseum.org/visit/events_plantsalelist.php