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2018 Plant Sale Details

2018 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: 08-30-2018

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 agaveAgave deserti var. simplexSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird GardensBeesBatsEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Hohokam agaveAgave murpheyi Succulent/semisucculent BeesBatsEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Parry agaveAgave parryi var. truncataSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird GardensBeesBatsEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon MagueyAgave subsimplexSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird GardensBeesBatsEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Bee brushAloysia gratissimaMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Lemon verbenaAloysia wrightiiMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Quitobaquito Springs' heritage yerba mansaAnemopsis californicaGround cover Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Southwestern pipevineAristolochia watsoniiVine Butterfly GardensEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Seep willowBaccharis salicifoliaLarge shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Torote prietoBursera hindsianaMedium shrub BeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Elephant treeBursera microphyllaMedium shrub BeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon ChiltepinCapsicum annuumMedium shrub BeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon SaguaroCarnegiea giganteaSucculent/semisucculent BeesBatsTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Seville orangeCitrus × aurantiumSmall tree Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Heritage sweet limeCitrus limettioidesSmall tree Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Goodwin Homestead' heritage quinceCydonia oblongaSmall tree BeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon TesajoCylindropuntia tesajoSucculent/semisucculent BeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert spoonDasylirion texanumSucculent/semisucculent BeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Arizona cottontopDigitaria californicaGrass Tortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert fuschiaEpilobium canumPerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Aguirre™ turpentine bushEricameria laricifolia Medium shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Magdelena' heritage loquatEriobotrya japonicaSmall tree BeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Southwest coral beanErythrina flabelliformisMedium shrub Hummingbird GardensEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Golden fishhook barrelFerocactus wislizeni fa. flavispinaSucculent/semisucculent BeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Quitovac' heritage figFicus caricaMedium tree BeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Quitobaquito Springs' heritage figFicus caricaMedium tree BeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Mission Santa Ines' heritage figFicus caricaMedium tree BeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Santa Ignacio Kino' heritage figFicus caricaMedium tree BeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Mission San Antonio' heritage figFicus caricaMedium tree BeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Rock figFicus petiolarisSucculent/semisucculent BeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mexican tree ocotilloFouquieria macdougaliiSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird GardensEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Ocotillo Fouquieria splendensSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird GardensEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Wild cottonGossypium thurberiMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert lavenderHyptis (albida) emoryiLarge shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Red chuparrosaJusticia californicaMedium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon CreosotebushLarrea tridentataLarge shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Agave cactusLeuchtenbergia principisSucculent/semisucculent BeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mexican oreganoLippia graveolensSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Senita Lophocereus schottiiSucculent/semisucculent BeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Lophocereus schottii fa. spiralisSucculent/semisucculent BeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Tansy asterMachaeranthera tanacetifoliaPerennial Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon BeargrassNolina microcarpaSucculent/semisucculent Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert ironwood treeOlneya tesotaTree Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Smooth prickly pearOpuntia phaeacantha var. laevisSucculent/semisucculent BeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon CardonPachycereus pringleiSucculent/semisucculent BeesBatsEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Passion fruitPassiflora aridaVine Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Edible passion fruitPassiflora edulisVine Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Summer Snow™ plumbagoPlumbago scandens Small shrub Butterfly GardensEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Lavender spicePoliomintha maderensisSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Velvet mesquiteProsopis velutinaTree Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon SkunkbushRhus aromaticaMedium shrub Ethnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon White sageSalvia apianaMedium shrub Hummingbird GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Chaparral sageSalvia clevelandiiMedium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mohave sageSalvia mohavensisSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Scallopleaf sageSalvia vaseyiSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Fendler globe mallowSphaeralcea fendleriMedium shrub BeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mountain marigoldTagetes lemmoniiSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mexican tarragonTagetes lucidaSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
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
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