2023 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: 09-27-2023

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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

Filtered by: Butterfly Gardens (See All)

Common Name Botanical Name Form Purpose
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert lavender (emoryi)Hyptis albidaLarge shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Nacapule jasmineVallesia laciniataLarge shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Yellow bellsTecoma stansLarge shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Santa Rita acaciaMariosousa millefolia Large shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Seep willowBaccharis salicifoliaLarge shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon ArrowweedPluchea sericeaLarge shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Texas mountain laurelSophora secundifloraLarge shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon GraythornZiziphus obtusifoliaLarge shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon CreosotebushLarrea tridentataLarge shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Little-leaf cordiaCordia parvifoliaLarge shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert ruelliaRuellia peninsularisMedium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Flame bushAnisacanthus quadrifidusMedium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Palo piojoCaesalpinia pumilaMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon BonesetChromolaena saggitataMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Wild CottonGossypium turneriMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Yellow chuparosaJusticia californicaMedium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Confiturilla grandeLagaceae decipiensMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Bee brushAloysia gratissimaMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Lemon verbenaAloysia wrightiiMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Texas firecracker bushHamelia patens Medium shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Rio Grande butterfly bushBuddleja sessilifloraMedium shrub Butterfly Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon San Marcos hibiscusGossypium harsnekiiMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon BrittlebushEncelia farinosaMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Fragrant mist flowerChromolaena odorataMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Apache plumeFallugia paradoxaMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Wild cottonGossypium thurberiMedium shrub Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Feather treeLysiloma watsoniiMedium tree Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mist flowerConoclinium greggiiPerennial Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Superb penstemonPenstemon superbusPerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert fuschia (Zauschneria)Epilobium canumPerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Siskiyou pinkGaura lindheimeriPerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Floss flowerAgeratum corymbosumPerennial Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Butterfly milkweedAsclepias tuberosaPerennial Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Firecracker penstemonPenstemon eatoniiPerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert marigoldBaileya multiradiataPerennial Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Day-of-the-dead flowerSymphyotrichum lanceolatumPerennial Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Goodding verbenaGlandularia goodingiiPerennial Butterfly GardensEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mexican Evening PrimroseOenothera speciosa Perennial Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Parry penstemonPenstemon parryiPerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Texas betonyStachys coccineaPerennial Butterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Chocolate flowerBerlandiera lyrataPerennial Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Golden fleeceThymophylla pentachaetaPerennial Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon False indigo bushAmorpha fruticosaShrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mexican HoneysuckleJusticia spicigeraSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Blackfoot daisyMelampodium leucanthumSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Coffee sennaSenna occidentalisSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Lavender spicePoliomintha madrensisSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mexican bush sageSalvia leucanthaSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Felger crownbeardVerbesina felgeriSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Pyramid bushMelochia tomentosa Small shrub Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Blue sageSalvia azureaSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Fairy dusterCalliandra eriophyllaSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon DamianitaChrysactina mexicanaSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Angelita daisy (Hymenoxys)Tetraneuris acaulisSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Aguirre™ turpentine bushEricameria laricifolia Small shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Red jacobiniaJusticia candicansSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Scarlet red SalviaSalvia microphyllaSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Summer Snow™ plumbagoPlumbago zeylanica Small shrub Butterfly GardensEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Red autumn sageSalvia greggiiSmall shrub Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Mountain marigoldTagetes lemmoniiSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
 Camera icon Texas creeping oxeyeZexmenia hispidaSmall shrub Butterfly GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Pine-leaf milkweedAsclepias linearisSmall shrub Butterfly Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon 'Garcia Camp' heritage pomagranatePunica granatumSmall tree Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Banana YuccaYucca baccataSucculent/semisucculent Butterfly GardensBeesBatsEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Velvet mesquiteProsopis velutinaTree Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Texas oliveCordia boisieriTree Butterfly GardensHummingbird GardensBees
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Desert ironwood treeOlneya tesotaTree Butterfly GardensBeesEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Yellow morning glory vineMerremia aureaVine Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise Food
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Passion fruitPassiflora aridaVine Butterfly GardensBeesTortoise FoodEthnobotany
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Red snapdragon vineMaurandya antirrhynifloraVine Butterfly GardensHummingbird Gardens
Plant Care Sheet Camera icon Scarlet Flame Passion VinePassiflora × "Scarlet Flame"Vine 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