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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

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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

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Common Name Botanical Name Form Purpose
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Coastal Sand VerbenaAbronia maritimaGround cover Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Floss flowerAgeratum corymbosumPerennial Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Quitobaquito Springs' yerba mansaAnemopsis californicaGround cover Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Flame bushAnisacanthus quadrifidusMedium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon White-veined Dutchman's pipeAristolochia fimbriataVining groundcover Butterfly Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Calico flowerAristolochia littoralisVine Butterfly Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Southwestern pipevineAristolochia watsoniiVining groundcover Butterfly GardensEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Willow groundselBarkleyanthus salicifoliusMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Chocolate flowerBerlandiera lyrataPerennial Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Starleaf Mexican OrangeChoisya dumosaSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Aztec PearlChoisya X dewitteanaSmall 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 Bush verbenaCitharexylum flabelliformisMedium shrub Butterfly Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Sweet limeCitrus limettioidesSmall tree Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Dwarf Lisbon LemonCitrus limonSmall tree Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mist flowerConoclinium (Eupatorium) discectumPerennial Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Texas oliveCordia boissieriTree Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Little-leaf cordiaCordia parvifoliaLarge shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Trailing indigo bushDalea greggiiGround cover Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Arizona foldwingDicliptera resupinataPerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Uruguayan firecracker plantDicliptera squarrosa (D. suberecta)Perennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Pride of MadieraEchium fasciculatumLarge shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert fuschiaEpilobium (Zauschneria) canumPerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Turpentine bushEricameria laricifoliaSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Coral beanErythrina ×bidweliiMedium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mini Lady’s SlipperEuphorbia cymbiferaSucculent/semisucculent Butterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Ocotillo blanco pichilingeFouquieria burageeiSucculent/semisucculent Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon BoojumFouquieria columnarisSucculent/semisucculent Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Wright silktasselGarrya wrightiiMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBees
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 thurberiMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Wild CottonGossypium turneriMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Texas firecracker bushHamelia patens Hamelia patens Hamelia patens Hamelia patens Hamelia patens Hamelia patens Hamelia paMedium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Island renegadeHenrya insularisSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert lavenderHyptis albida (emoryi)Large shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon ClustervineJacquemontia pringleiVine Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon San JuanicoJacquinia macrocarpa pungensLarge shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Red chuparrosaJusticia californicaMedium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Yellow chuparosaJusticia californicaMedium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon White Sonoran honeysuckleJusticia sonoraePerennial Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Sonoran honeysuckleJusticia sonoraePerennial Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Confiturilla grandeLagascea decipiensMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Red lantanaLantana camara hybridSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Gold lantanaLantana camara hybridSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Feather treeLysiloma watsoniMedium tree Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Sonoran brittlestemMabrya geniculataSmall shrub Butterfly Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Whitebark acaciaMariosousa willardianaSmall tree Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Red snapdragon vineMaurandya antirrhinifloraVine Butterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
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 BeargrassNolina microcarpaSucculent/semisucculent Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
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 Passion flowerPassiflora mexicana Vine Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Scarlet Flame Passion VinePassiflora xVine Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Lady Margaret Passion VinePassiflora xVine Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mexican night-blooming cereusPeniocereus serpentinusSucculent/semisucculent Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Frog fruitPhyla nodifloraGround cover Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Summer Snow™ plumbagoPlumbago zeylandica Small shrub Butterfly GardensEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon FrangipaniPlumeria acutifoliaSmall shrub Butterfly Gardens
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 Prairie coneflowerRatibida columniferaPerennial Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Tuberous sidaRhynchosida physocalyxPerennial Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert ruelliaRuellia peninsularisMedium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Trailing russeliaRusselia furfuraceaGround cover Butterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon White sageSalvia apianaMedium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Chaparral sageSalvia clevelandiiMedium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Red autumn sageSalvia greggiiSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Crimson sageSalvia henryiPerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Lemmon sageSalvia lemmoniiSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Grape-scented sageSalvia melissodoraSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Black SageSalvia melliferaMedium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon West Texas grass sageSalvia reptansSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Hybrid grass sageSalvia reptans hybridSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon ScullcapScutellaria potosina var. tessellataPerennial Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Texas betonyStachys coccineaPerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
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 Green threadThelesperma megapotamicumPerennial Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Nacapule jasmineVallesia laciniataLarge shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Arizona rosewoodVauquelinia californicaLarge shrub Butterfly GardensBees
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 Sahuiliqui YuccaYucca grandifloraSucculent/semisucculent Butterfly GardensBeesBatsEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon GraythornZiziphus obtusifoliaLarge shrub Butterfly 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