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 'Mission San Borja' heritage grapeVitis speciesVine BeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Yellow bellsTecoma stansLarge shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mountain marigoldTagetes lemmoniiSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Organpipe cactusStenocereus thurberiSucculent/semisucculent BeesBatsTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Scallopleaf sageSalvia vaseyiSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Chaparral sageSalvia clevelandiiMedium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Dwarf white sageSalvia apiana var. compactaSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon White sageSalvia apianaMedium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Velvet mesquiteProsopis velutinaTree Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
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 Parry penstemonPenstemon parryiPerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Edible passion fruitPassiflora edulisVine Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Passion fruitPassiflora aridaVine Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert ironwood treeOlneya tesotaTree Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Velvetpod mimosaMimosa dysocarpaMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Mission San Antonio de Padua' heritage mintMentha sp.Perennial Ethnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon WolfberryLycium brevipesLarge shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Senita Lophocereus schottiiSucculent/semisucculent BeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mexican oreganoLippia graveolensSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon CreosotebushLarrea tridentataLarge shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert lavenderHyptis emoryiLarge shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert rose mallowHibiscus coulteriSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Goodding verbenaGlandularia gooddingiiPerennial Butterfly GardensEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Ocotillo Fouquieria splendensSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird GardensEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mexican tree ocotilloFouquieria macdougaliiSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird GardensEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Kino heritage figFicus caricaMedium tree Tortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Oro Blanco heritage figFicus caricaMedium tree Tortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Henderson heritage figFicus caricaMedium tree Tortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Sosa Carrillo heritage figFicus caricaMedium tree Tortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Quitobaquito Springs heritage figFicus caricaMedium tree Tortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mission San Antonio de Padua heritage figFicus caricaMedium tree Tortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Fishhook barrelFerocactus wislizeni Succulent/semisucculent BeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Southwest coral beanErythrina flabelliformisMedium shrub Hummingbird GardensEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Flattop buckwheatEriogonum fasciculatumSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert Mountain™ turpentine bushEricameria laricifolia Medium shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Aguirre™ turpentine bushEricameria laricifolia Medium shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert fuschiaEpilobium canumPerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon BrittlebushEncelia farinosaMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Arizona cottontopDigitaria californicaGrass Tortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert spoonDasylirion wheeleriSucculent/semisucculent BeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert spoonDasylirion texanumSucculent/semisucculent BeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Goodwin Homestead' heritage quinceCydonia oblongaSmall tree BeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Sweet limeCitrus limettioidesSmall tree Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon SaguaroCarnegiea giganteaSucculent/semisucculent BeesBatsTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Aji charapitaCapsicum frutescensSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon ChiltepinCapsicum annuumMedium shrub BeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Elephant treeBursera microphyllaMedium shrub BeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Torote prietoBursera hindsianaMedium shrub BeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Seep willowBaccharis salicifoliaLarge shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Southwestern pipevineAristolochia watsoniiVining groundcover Butterfly GardensEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert honeysuckleAnisacanthus thurberiMedium shrub Hummingbird GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Quitobaquito Springs' yerba mansaAnemopsis californicaGround cover Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Lemon verbenaAloysia wrightiiMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Bee brushAloysia gratissimaMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Palmer agaveAgave palmeriSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird GardensBeesBatsEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Variegated Hohokam agaveAgave murpheyi 'Rodney'Succulent/semisucculent BeesBatsEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Hohokam agaveAgave murpheyi Succulent/semisucculent BeesBatsEthnobotany
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