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

Filtered by: Tortoise Food (See All)

Common Name Botanical Name Form Purpose
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Torch cactus hybridsTrichocereus ×Succulent/semisucculent BeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Yellow bellsTecoma stansLarge shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
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 Crimson Flare? tecomaTecoma hybridMedium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Orange jubileeTecoma hybridLarge shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Dwarf organpipe cactusStenocereus thurberi var. littoralisSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Organpipe cactusStenocereus thurberiSucculent/semisucculent BeesBatsTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Rusby's desert mallowSphaeralcea rusbyiPerennial BeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Caliche globe mallowSphaeralcea laxaSmall shrub BeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert mallowSphaeralcea ambigua Small shrub BeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Slimpod sennaSenna hirsuta var. glaberrimaSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Longneck ruelRuellia nudifloraPerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Arizona blackberryRubus arizonensisVine BeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Ruby penstemonPenstemon schoenholzeriPerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Canyon penstemonPenstemon pseudospectabilisPerennial Hummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Parry penstemonPenstemon parryiPerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mexican blue penstemonPenstemon amphorellaePerennial Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Tuna coloradaOpuntia stenopetalaSucculent/semisucculent Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Old Mexico prickly pearOpuntia gomei 'Old Mexico'Succulent/semisucculent BeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Scarlet bee blossomOenothera suffrutescens (Gaura coccinea)Perennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Chihuahuan primroseOenothera stubbei BeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Tufted evening primroseOenothera caespitosaPerennial Tortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mexican feather grassNassella tenuissimaGrass Tortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Candelabra cactusMyrtillocactus geometrizansSucculent/semisucculent BeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon CochalMyrtillocactus cochalSucculent/semisucculent BeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Bamboo muhlyMuhlenbergia dumosaGrass Tortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Regal Mist® MuhlyMuhlenbergia capillaris Regal Mist®Grass Tortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon White Cloud Muhly GrassMuhlenbergia capillaris 'White Cloud'Grass Tortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Pink FlamingoMuhlenbergia × 'Pink Flamingo'Grass Tortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Yellow morning glory vineMerremia aureaVine Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Pyramid bushMelochia tomentosa Small shrub Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Snapdragon vineMaurandya antirrhiniflora - purpleVine Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mexican HoneysuckleJusticia spicigeraSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Sonoran honeysuckleJusticia sonoraePerennial Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Red jacobiniaJusticia candicansSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon ChuparosaJusticia californicaMedium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon ClustervineJacquemontia pringleiVine Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Curly mesquiteHilaria belangeriGrass Tortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Heartleaf hibiscusHibiscus martianusSmall shrub Hummingbird GardensBeesTortoise 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 Moon cactusHarrisia pomanensisSucculent/semisucculent BeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mission San Antonio de Padua heritage figFicus caricaMedium tree Tortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Sosa Carrillo heritage figFicus caricaMedium tree Tortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Henderson heritage figFicus caricaMedium tree Tortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Oro Blanco heritage figFicus caricaMedium tree Tortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Quitobaquito Springs heritage figFicus caricaMedium tree Tortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Kino heritage figFicus caricaMedium tree Tortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Blue fescueFestuca ovina ssp. glaucaGrass Tortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert fuschiaEpilobium canumPerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Arizona cottontopDigitaria californicaGrass Tortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Arizona foldwingDicliptera resupinataPerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Hummingbird pincushion cactusCochemiea poselgeriSucculent/semisucculent Hummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Hybrid silver torchCleistocactus hyalacanthus ×Succulent/semisucculent Hummingbird GardensTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon SaguaroCarnegiea giganteaSucculent/semisucculent BeesBatsTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Yellow evening primroseCalylophus hartwegiiGround cover Butterfly GardensTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Fairy dusterCalliandra eriophyllaSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Baja fairy dusterCalliandra californicaMedium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Blue gramaBouteloua gracilisGrass Tortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon False gramaBouteloua diversispiculaGrass Tortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Side-oats gramaBouteloua curtipendulaGrass Tortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert rock peaAcmispon (Lotus) rigidusSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Palmer Indian mallowAbutilon palmeriSmall shrub 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