2020 Plant Sale Details

2020 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: 07-28-2020

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 Palmer Indian mallowAbutilon palmeriSmall shrub BeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon SaguaroCarnegiea giganteaSucculent/semisucculent BeesBatsTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Arizona foldwingDicliptera resupinataPerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert fuschiaEpilobium (Zauschneria) canumPerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Sosa Carrillo' heritage figFicus caricaMedium tree BeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Quitobaquito Springs' heritage figFicus caricaMedium tree Tortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Quitovac' 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 Santa Ines' 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 'Oro Blanco' heritage figFicus caricaMedium tree BeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Kiper Springs' heritage figFicus caricaTree BeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Baja snapdragon bushGalvezia junceaSmall shrub Hummingbird GardensTortoise Food
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 Island renegadeHenrya insularisSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon ClustervineJacquemontia pringleiVine Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Yellow chuparosaJusticia californicaMedium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Red chuparrosaJusticia californicaMedium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Sonoran honeysuckleJusticia sonoraePerennial Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon White Sonoran honeysuckleJusticia sonoraePerennial Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Pyramid bushMelochia tomentosa Small shrub Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Bamboo muhlyMuhlenbergia dumosaGrass Tortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon CochalMyrtillocactus cochalSucculent/semisucculent BeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Candelabra cactusMyrtillocactus geometrizansSucculent/semisucculent BeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Crested candelabra cactusMyrtillocactus geometrizans cristataSucculent/semisucculent BeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Dwarf Rose Evening PrimroseOenothera roseaPerennial Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mexican Evening PrimroseOenothera speciosa 'Siskiyou'Perennial Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Scarlet bee blossomOenothera suffrutescensPerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Passion fruitPassiflora aridaVine Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Garcia Camp' heritage pomagranatePunica granatumSmall tree Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Tuberous sidaRhynchosida physocalyxPerennial Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Organpipe cactusStenocereus thurberiSucculent/semisucculent BeesBatsTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Dwarf organpipe cactusStenocereus thurberi var. littoralisSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
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 'Mission San Borja' heritage grapeVitis speciesVine BeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Mission San Gabriel' heritage grapeVitis speciesVine BeesTortoise 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