2019 Plant Sale Details

2019 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: 07-23-2019

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 groundcover Butterfly Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Southwestern pipevineAristolochia watsoniiVining groundcover Butterfly GardensEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon PipevineAristolochia quercitorumVining groundcover Butterfly Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Passion fruitPassiflora aridaVine Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon ClustervineJacquemontia pringleiVine Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Snapdragon vineMaurandya antirrhiniflora - purpleVine Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise Food
 Camera icon Sonoran milkweed vineGonolobus ? uniflorusVine Butterfly Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Yellow morning glory vineMerremia aureaVine Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Edible passion fruitPassiflora edulisVine Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Incense' passion vinePassiflora incarnata× P. cincinnataVine Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Velvet mesquiteProsopis velutinaTree Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert ironwood treeOlneya tesotaTree Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Ocotillo blanco pichilingeFouquieria burageeiSucculent/semisucculent Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mexican night-blooming cereusPeniocereus serpentinusSucculent/semisucculent Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Tuna coloradaOpuntia stenopetalaSucculent/semisucculent Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon BoojumFouquieria columnarisSucculent/semisucculent Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Sweet limeCitrus limettioidesSmall tree Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Whitebark acaciaMariosousa willardianaSmall tree Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mexican oreganoLippia graveolensSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mexican HoneysuckleJusticia spicigeraSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Red jacobiniaJusticia candicansSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert rose mallowHibiscus coulteriSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Island renegadeHenrya insularisSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Airy bachelor's buttonsGomphrena decumbensSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Hybrid grass sageSalvia reptans ×Small shrub Butterfly GardensBees
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 Mountain marigoldTagetes lemmoniiSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Slimpod sennaSenna hirsuta var. glaberrimaSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Scallopleaf sageSalvia vaseyiSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon West Texas grass sageSalvia reptansSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Scarlet red SalviaSalvia microphyllaSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Grape-scented sageSalvia melissodoraSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Purple autumn sageSalvia greggiiSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Texas Violet mealy cup sageSalvia farinaceaSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Germander sageSalvia chamaedrioides Small shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Dwarf white sageSalvia apiana var. compactaSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Coral fountainRusselia equisetiformisSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Lavender spicePoliomintha maderensisSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Summer Snow™ plumbagoPlumbago scandens Small shrub Butterfly GardensEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Felger crownbeardVerbesina felgeriSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Angelita daisyTetraneuris (Hymenoxys) acaulisSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Pine-leaf milkweedAsclepias linariaSmall shrub Butterfly Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Aji charapitaCapsicum frutescensSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Black daleaDalea frutescensSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Fairy dusterCalliandra eriophyllaSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert milkweedAsclepias subulataSmall shrub Butterfly Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Floss flowerAgeratum corymbosumSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Flattop buckwheatEriogonum fasciculatumSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert rock peaAcmispon (Lotus) rigidusSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon DamianitaChrysactinia mexicanaSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Sierra Moonrise' DaleaDalea luteaSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Texas sageSalvia coccineaPerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Firecracker penstemonPenstemon eatoniPerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert marigoldBaileya multiradiataPerennial Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Crimson sageSalvia henryiPerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mist flowerConoclinium (Eupatorium) greggiiPerennial Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Chocolate flowerBerlandiera lyrataPerennial Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Scarlet bee blossomOenothera suffrutescens (Gaura coccinea)Perennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Longneck ruelRuellia nudifloraPerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Superb penstemonPenstemon superbusPerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Ruby penstemonPenstemon schoenholzeriPerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Sand penstemonPenstemon ambiguusPerennial Butterfly Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Parry penstemonPenstemon parryiPerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Cardinal flowerLobelia cardinalisPerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon PP# 21411 'Ultra Violet' canyon sageSalvia lycoides ×Perennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Siskiyou pinkGaura lindheimeri - rosePerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Whirling butterfliesGaura lindheimeri - whitePerennial Butterfly Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert fuschiaEpilobium canumPerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mexican blue penstemonPenstemon amphorellaePerennial Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Day-of-the-dead flowerSymphiotrichum lanceolatumPerennial Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon PapaltilloGuardiola platyphyllaPerennial Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Texas betonyStachys coccineaPerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Uruguayan firecracker plantDicliptera squarrosa (D. suberecta)Perennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Butterfly milkweedAsclepias tuberosaPerennial Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Sonoran honeysuckleJusticia sonoraePerennial Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Arizona foldwingDicliptera resupinataPerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Goodding verbenaGlandularia gooddingiiPerennial Butterfly GardensEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Lemon verbenaAloysia wrightiiMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Skeleton-leaf goldeneyeViguieria stenolobaMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Solar Flare? orange tecomaTecoma hybridMedium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Sierra Apricot™ tecomaTecoma hybridMedium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Rio Grande butterfly bushBuddleja sessilifloraMedium shrub Butterfly Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Crimson Flare? tecomaTecoma hybridMedium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Bee brushAloysia gratissimaMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Chaparral sageSalvia clevelandiiMedium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Willow groundselBarkleyanthus salicifoliusMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon White sageSalvia apianaMedium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Yellow bird-of-paradiseErythrostemon gilliesiiMedium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Aguirre™ turpentine bushEricameria laricifolia Medium shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Houdini×™ sageLeucophyllum revolutum Houdini™Medium shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Compact sageLeucophyllum frutescens 'Compacta'Medium shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Rio BravoLeucophyllum langmaniae Rio Bravo®Medium shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Texas firecracker bushHamelia patens Medium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon BrittlebushEncelia farinosaMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Butterfly bushBuddleja marrubiifoliaMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Pea flowerDalea pulchraMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon ChuparosaJusticia californicaMedium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Bush verbenaCitharexylum flabelliformisMedium shrub Butterfly Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Fragrant mist flowerChromolaena odorataMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert Mountain™ turpentine bushEricameria laricifolia Medium shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Red bird-of-paradiseCaesalpinia pulcherrimaMedium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Baja fairy dusterCalliandra californicaMedium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Velvetpod mimosaMimosa dysocarpaMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Wright silktasselGarrya wrightiiMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Apache plumeFalugia paradoxaMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Lynn's LegacyLeucophyllum langmaniae 'Lynn's Legacy'Medium shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Coral beanErythrina ×bidweliiMedium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mexican bush sunflowerTithonia fruticosa Large shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon GraythornZiziphus obtusifoliaLarge shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Argentine orange bellsTecoma garrochaLarge shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Orange jubileeTecoma hybridLarge shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon GuayacánGuaiacum coulteriLarge shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Yellow bellsTecoma stansLarge shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert lavenderHyptis emoryiLarge shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon CreosotebushLarrea tridentataLarge shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Fragrant sageLeucophyllum pruinosumLarge shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon ArrowweedPluchea serriceaLarge shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Seep willowBaccharis salicifoliaLarge shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon WolfberryLycium brevipesLarge shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mexican bird-of-paradiseCaesalpinia mexicanaLarge shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Quitobaquito Springs' yerba mansaAnemopsis californicaGround cover Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Frog fruitPhyla nodifloraGround cover Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Yellow evening primroseCalylophus hartwegiiGround cover Butterfly GardensTortoise Food
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 Trailing indigo bushDalea greggiiGround cover Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Purple butterfly bushBuddleia davidii Butterfly Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Trident™ sageSalvia hybrid Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Pozo Blue sageSalvia hybrid Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
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