2022 Plant List

2023 Plant Sale Details

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: 09-08-2022

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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 ' Sosa Carillo' heritage pomegranatePunica granatum Sosa CarrilloTree Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Arizona Sun' blanket flowerGaillardia speciesPerennial Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Garcia Camp' heritage pomagranatePunica granatumSmall tree Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Incense' passion vinePassiflora incarnata× P. cincinnataVine Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Aguirre™ turpentine bushEricameria laricifolia Small shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Airy bachelor's buttonsGomphrena decumbensSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBees
 Camera icon Anderson WolfberryLycium andersoniiMedium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Angelita daisyTetraneuris (Hymenoxys) acaulisSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Apache plumeFalugia paradoxaMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Arizona foldwingDicliptera resupinataPerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Arizona rosewoodVauquelinia californicaLarge shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon ArrowweedPluchea sericeaLarge shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Baja fairy dusterCalliandra californicaMedium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Banana YuccaYucca baccata baccataSucculent/semisucculent Butterfly GardensBeesBatsEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon BeargrassNolina microcarpaSucculent/semisucculent Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Bee brushAloysia gratissimaMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Blackfoot daisyMelampodium leucanthumSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon BonesetChromolaena sagittataMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBees
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 Button bushCephalanthus occidentalisLarge shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Cardinal flowerLobelia cardinalisSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Chaparral sageSalvia clevelandiiMedium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Chocolate flowerBerlandiera lyrataPerennial Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Confiturilla grandeLagascea decipiensMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon CreosotebushLarrea tridentataLarge shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon DamianitaChrysactinia mexicanaSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Day-of-the-dead flowerSymphiotrichum lanceolatumPerennial Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert fuschiaEpilobium (Zauschneria) canumPerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert lavenderHyptis albida (emoryi)Large shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert marigoldBaileya multiradiataPerennial Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert milkweedAsclepias subulataSmall shrub Butterfly Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert ruelliaRuellia peninsularisMedium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Fairy dusterCalliandra eriophyllaSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon False indigo bushAmorpha fruticosaShrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Felger crownbeardVerbesina felgeriSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Firecracker penstemonPenstemon eatoniPerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Flame bushAnisacanthus quadrifidusMedium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Flattop buckwheatEriogonum fasciculatumSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Fragrant mist flowerChromolaena odorataMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Germander sageSalvia chamaedrioides Small shrub Butterfly GardensBees
 Camera icon Giant HesperaloeHesperaloe funiferaSucculent/semisucculent Butterfly GardensEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Golden fleeceThymophylla pentachaetaPerennial Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Goodding verbenaGlandularia gooddingiiPerennial Butterfly GardensEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Grape-scented sageSalvia melissodoraSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Lavender spicePoliomintha maderensisSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Lemmon sageSalvia lemmoniiSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Little-leaf cordiaCordia parvifoliaLarge shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Longneck ruelRuellia nudifloraPerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mexican bird-of-paradiseCaesalpinia mexicanaLarge shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mexican bush sageSalvia leucanthaSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mexican Evening PrimroseOenothera speciosa Perennial Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mexican HoneysuckleJusticia spicigeraSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mexican orangeChoisya dumosa var arizonicaSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mexican tarragonTagetes lucidaSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mist flowerConoclinium (Eupatorium) dissectumPerennial Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mountain marigoldTagetes lemmoniiSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Orange bellsTecoma garochaLarge shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Palo piojoCaesalpinia pumilaMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Palo prietoSenna polyanthaLarge shrub Butterfly GardensBees
 Camera icon Pams pink honeysuckleLonicera "pams pink"Vine Butterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon PapalotilloGuardiola platyphyllaPerennial Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Parry penstemonPenstemon parryiPerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Passion fruitPassiflora aridaVine Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Pine-leaf milkweedAsclepias linariaSmall shrub Butterfly Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Pink skullcapScutellaria suffrutescensPerennial Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Pintapán cimarrónAbutilon mollicomumPerennial Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Pozo Blue sageSalvia hybrid Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Prairie coneflowerRatibida columniferaPerennial Butterfly GardensBees
 Camera icon Prarie sagewortArtemisia frigidaGroundcover Butterfly GardensEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Pyramid bushMelochia tomentosa Small shrub Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Rabbit brushEricameria nauseosusMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Red autumn sageSalvia greggiiSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Red bird-of-paradiseCaesalpinia pulcherrimaMedium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Red jacobiniaJusticia candicansSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Salvia 'Pozo Blue'Salvia leucophylla × S. clevelandiiMedium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
 Camera icon San Pedro daisyLasianthea podocephalaSubshrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Sierra madre lobeliaLobelia laxiflora Small shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Siskiyou pinkGaura lindheimeriPerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Skeleton-leaf goldeneyeViguieria stenolobaMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Smoke treePsorothamnus spinosusTree Butterfly GardensBees
 Camera icon Sonoran giant hyssopAgastache wrightiiSmall shrub Butterfly Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Sonoran honeysuckleJusticia sonoraePerennial Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Southwestern pipevineAristolochia watsoniiVining groundcover Butterfly GardensEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Summer Snow™ plumbagoPlumbago zeylandica Small shrub Butterfly GardensEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon SundropCalylophus drummondianusMedium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Superb penstemonPenstemon superbusPerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
 Camera icon Texas creeping oxeyezexmenia hispida (wedelia acapulcensis)Small shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Texas firecracker bushHamelia patens Medium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Texas rangerLeucophyllum frutescensLarge shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Trailing yellow daleaDalea capitata Small shrub Butterfly GardensBees
 Camera icon Tree marigoldTithonia diversifoliaLarge shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon UruqueniaCroton ciliato-glanduliferSmall shrub Butterfly Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon White sageSalvia apianaMedium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon White-veined Dutchman's pipeAristolochia fimbriataVining groundcover Butterfly Gardens
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 Wright silktasselGarrya wrightiiMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon YarrowAchillea millefoliumGround cover Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Yellow bellsTecoma stansLarge shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Yellow chuparosaJusticia californicaMedium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Yellow evening primroseCalylophus hartwegiiGround cover Butterfly GardensTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Yerba mansaAnemopsis californicaGround cover Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon ZipehuiEuphorbia californicaMedium 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
Retrieved from the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum web site on 09-26-2023
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