Grow Native Plant Sale

Our biannual Grow Native Plant Sale is an event that celebrates the native Arizona landscape. This event encourages the community to landscape with native and regionally native, low water use plants.  THANK YOU to the our Presenting Sponsor the City of Prescott.

All proceeds support the Highlands Center’s educational programming. 

Plant Sale Details

Our spring and fall Grow Native Plant Sales encourage the public to plant native trees, shrubs, flowers and grasses for the variety of benefits that they afford our ecological community. As in the past, we encourage our member community to landscape with native and regionally native, low water use plants. Highlands Center staff and naturalists will be available to answer any questions you may have by email, plantsale@highlandscenter.org, when purchasing native plants.

Participants can expect

  • For this sale HCNH staff will select your plants from the assortment prior to pick-up. Have faith!
  • For this sale, we will be selling a reduced number of plants, subject to availability.
  • Due to the limited capacity of the sale, participants will be asked to limit their orders to what will fit in their vehicle. 

The sale will begin on April 5th, 2022, and ends on May 5th.

Drive-through pick-up May 6th and 7th at the Highlands Center. Friday and Saturday 8 am – 4 pm.

Payment will be completed in advance during online order submissions. All orders are subject to availability. If an order cannot be completed as submitted, an alternative will be proposed or payment will be adjusted. 

Presenting Sponsors:

Supporting Sponsors:

Spring 2022 Online Plant Sale

Thank you for your participation in the Spring Grow Native! Plant Sale. Proceeds from the sale support education at the Center and planting native plants ecologically benefits our community. Don’t see what you’re looking for? Current supply issues have led to reduced availability. However, we’ll be adding new plants to the sale as they become available to check back weekly.​ Look below to see the plants we currently have available.

Click the buttons below to identify your USDA Zone.

This year’s online sale has concluded. Check back soon for details on when to purchase remaining inventory at the Highlands Center.

Little Bluestem (1 gal.)
Andropogon scoparius

  • Type: Grass
  • Zone: 4
  • Elevation: Up to 10,000 ft
  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Water Needs: Low
  • Size: 2-4′ tall
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Resists:
  • Attracts: Birds
      Seed is eaten by songbirds and upland gamebirds.

Flame Acanthus (5 gal.)
Anisacanthus quad V. Wrighti Mexican Fire

  • Type: Shrub
  • Zone: 7-11
  • Elevation: 2,000 – 5,500 ft
  • Exposure: Full Sun-Partial Shade
  • Water Needs: Low to Moderate
  • Size: 3-5’x3-5′
  • Growth Rate: Moderate-Fast
  • Resists:
  • Attracts: Butterflies, hummingbirds
      Hummingbirds love the flowers, native to Texas

Bear Grass (1 gal.)
Nolina microcarpa

  • Type: Succulent
  • Zone: 7-9
  • Elevation: 3,000-6,000 ft
  • Exposure: Full Sun-Partial Shade
  • Water Needs: Low
  • Size: 3-5’x4-7′
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Resists: Deer
      Flowers plumelike, often bending or crooked

Blanket Flower (1 gal.)
Gaillardia ‘Arizona Sun’

  • Type: Perennial
  • Zone: 3-10
  • Elevation: below 9,500 ft
  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Water Needs: Low to Moderate
  • Size: 1’x1′
  • Growth Rate: Moderate-Fast
  • Resists: Deer, rabbit
  • Attracts: Butterflies, bees

Fourwing Saltbush (1 gal.)
Atriplex canescens

  • Type: Shrub
  • Zone: 3-11
  • Elevation: 300-6,500 ft
  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Water Needs: Low
  • Size: 3-10’x3-10′
  • Growth Rate: Variable
  • Resists:
  • Attracts: Small and large mammals
    Has deep roots that help with erosion control.

Blonde Ambition Blue Grama (1 gal.)
Bouteloua gracilis blonde

  • Type: Grass
  • Zone: 4
  • Elevation: around 6,800 ft
  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Water Needs: Low
  • Size: 3’x3′
  • Growth Rate: Fast
  • Attracts: Birds
      Older clumps may die in center leaving a ring of active growth.

Chocolate Flower (1 gal.)
Berlandiera lyrata

  • Type: Perennial
  • Zone: 4-10
  • Elevation: 4,000-7,000 ft
  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Water Needs: Low
  • Size: 1-2’x1-2′
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Resists: Deer
  • Attracts: Butterflies, birds, bees
      Smells like chocolate, beautiful

Globe Mallow (1 gal.)
Sphaeralcea ambigua

  • Type: Perennial
  • Zone: 6-10
  • Elevation: 500–8,200 ft
  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Water Needs: Low-Moderate
  • Size: 3’x2-3′
  • Growth Rate: Moderate-Fast
  • Attracts: Butterflies, moths, bees
      Very drought tolerant

Arizona Rosewood

Arizona Rosewood (5 gal.)
Vauquelinia californica

  • Type: Shrub/tree
  • Zone: 1-6
  • Elevation: 2,500-5,000 ft
  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Water Needs: Low
  • Size: 15-20’x10-15′
  • Growth Rate: Slow
  • Attracts: Butterflies, birds, bees

Autumn Sage (1 gal.)
Salvia greggii

  • Type: Shrub
  • Zone: 6-10
  • Elevation: 5,000 to 9,000 ft
  • Exposure: Full Sun-Partial Shade
  • Water Needs: Low-Moderate
  • Size: 2-3’x2-3′
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Resists: Rabbits
  • Attracts: Butterflies, birds, bees

Sand Sage (1 gal.)
Artemisia filifolia

  • Type: Evergreen Shrub
  • Zone: 3-7
  • Elevation: 4,000-6,000 ft
  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Water Needs: Low then None
  • Size: 3-4’x3-4′
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Resists: Deer, Rabbit
  • Attracts: Birds
    Rounded shrubs with faintly aromatic herbage

Rock Penstemon (1 gal.)
Penstemon Baccharifolius ‘Diablo’

  •  Zone: 1-7
  •  Elevation: 2,000-7,500 ft
  •  Exposure: Sun-PS
  • Water Needs: Low
  • Size: 2’x2′
  • Growth Rate: Moderate-Fast
  • Attracts: Hummingbirds, bees
  • Native to: South Texas, Northern Mexico

 

New Mexico Olive (5 gal.)
Forestiera neomexicana

  • Type: Tree
  • Zone: 4-9
  • Elevation: 4,500-6,500 ft
  • Exposure: Full Sun-Part Shade
  • Water Needs: Low- Moderate
  • Size: 12-18’H
  • Attracts: Birds, mammals, and insects

Banana Yucca (5 gal.)
Yucca baccata

  • Type: Succulent
  • Zone: 6-11
  • Elevation: up to 8,000 ft
  • Exposure: Full Sun/Part Shade
  • Water Needs: Low
  • Size: 4’x6′
  • Growth Rate: Slow
  • Attracts: Yucca moth
      Very drought tolerant

Monarch Butterfly in the Discovery Gardens

Pink Evening Primrose (5 gal.)
Oenothera speciosa

  • Type: Forb
  • Zone: 4-9
  • Elevation: Up to 9,000 ft
  • Exposure: Full Sun-Part shade
  • Water Needs: Low-Moderate
  • Size: 1’x3′
  • Growth Rate: Fast
     glorious displays of pink blossoms.

Monarch Butterfly in the Discovery Gardens

Rabbitbrush (1 gal.)
Ericameria nauseosa

  • Type: Shrub
  • Zone: 4-9
  • Elevation: 2,000-8,000 ft
  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Water Needs: Low
  • Size: 6′-6′
  • Growth Rate: Moderate- Fast
      Stunning bloom of dense masses of golden clusters of flower heads consisting of 4 to 6 disc flowers. Strongly scented.

Pink Cloud Gaura (1 gal.)
Gaura lindeheimeri ‘pink cloud’

  • Type: Shrub
  • Zone: 5-9
  • Elevation: 500-5,000 ft
  • Exposure: Full Sun – Part Shade
  • Water Needs: Moderate – High
  • Size: 3’x3′
  • Growth Rate: Fast
    Wispy, beautiful pink flowers. Hummingbird attractant. Native to Texas

Pam’s Pink Honeysuckle (5 gal.)
Lonicera X Americana ‘Pam’s Pink’

  • Type: Vine
  • Zone: 5-10
  • Elevation:
  • Exposure: Full Sun-Part Shade
  • Water Needs: Low-Moderate
  • Size: 4-5’x6′
  • Growth Rate: Moderate-Fast
  • Attracts: nectar seeking insects and birds
      has a bush appearance

Ultraviolet Sage (5 gal.)
Salvia x ultra violet

  • Type: Shrub
  • Zone: 6-10
  • Elevation: 5,000 to 9,000 ft
  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Water Needs: Low
  • Size: 2’x2′
  • Growth Rate: Fast
  • Resists: Rabbits and deer
  • Attracts: Hummingbirds

Cleveland Sage (1 gal.)
Salvia clevelandii

  • Type: Shrub
  • Zone: 8-11
  • Elevation: up to 7,600 ft
  • Exposure: Full Sun-Part Shade
  • Water Needs: Low
  • Size: 4’x8′
  • Growth Rate: Fast-Moderate
  • Resists: Deer
  • Attracts: Hummingbirds and insects

Grey Sotol (5 gal.)
Anisacanthus quad

  • Type: Succulent
  • Zone: 6-10
  • Elevation: 3,000-6,000 ft
  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Water Needs: Low
  • Size: 5-6′ x 5-6′
  • Growth Rate: Slow-Moderate
  • Resists: Deer
  • Attracts: Hummingbirds
      Southern Arizona, Chihuahuan Desert

Giant Hesperaloe (5 gal.)
Hesperaloe funifera

  • Type: Succulent
  • Zone: 6
  • Elevation: 500-1,000
  • Exposure: Full Sun (reflected heat)
  • Water Needs: Low
  • Size: 6’x8′
  • Growth Rate: Moderately slow
      Native to NW Mexico, hardy to -10°

Pink Autumn Sage (5 gal.)
Salvia greggii sierra linda

  • Type: Shrub
  • Zone: 6-10
  • Elevation: 5,000 to 9,000 ft
  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Water Needs: Low
  • Size: 3’x3′
  • Growth Rate: Fast
  • Resists: Rabbits
  • Attracts: Hummingbirds

Desert Marigold (1 gal.)
Baileya multiradiata

  • Type: Perennial
  • Zone: 6
  • Elevation: below 5,500 ft
  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Water Needs: Low
  • Size: 1’x1′
  • Growth Rate: Moderate-fast
      Prefers sandy, gravelly areas

Feather Reed Grass (5 gal.)
Calamagrostis x acutiflora ‘Karl Foreseter’

  • Type: Grass
  • Zone: 4
  • Elevation: up to 7000 ft
  • Exposure: Full Sun-Partial Shade
  • Water Needs: Low-Moderate
  • Size: 4’x3′
  • Growth Rate: Fast
  • Attracts: Birds
Arizona Rosewood

Damianita (5 gal.)
Chrysactinia Mexicana

  • Type: Evergreen shrub
  • Zone: 7-11
  • Elevation: 500-7,500 ft
  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Water Needs: Low
  • Size: 2’x2′
  • Growth Rate: Slow
  • Attracts: Nectar drinking insects
      Daisy flower native to the southwest.

Butterfly on Angelita Daisy

Angelita Daisy (1 gal.)
Tetraneuris acaulis

  • Type: Perennial
  • Zone: 4-9
  • Elevation: 4,000-7,000 ft
  • Exposure: Full Sun-Part Shade
  • Water Needs: Moderate
  • Size: 12″x15-18″
  • Growth Rate: Fast
  • Resists: Deer, rabbit
  • Attracts: Butterflies
     

Apache Plume (5 gal.)
Fallugia paradoxa

  • Type: Shrub
  • Zone: 6-10
  • Elevation: 3,000 to 8,000 ft
  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Water Needs: Low
  • Size: 4-6’x4-6′
  • Growth Rate: Moderate-Fast
  • Resists:
  • Attracts: Birds, mammals, insects
      Usually winter-deciduous

Blue Gramma (1 gal.)
Bouteloua gracilis

  • Type: Grass
  • Zone: 4
  • Elevation: 1,000- 7,000 ft
  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Water Needs: Low
  • Size: 2’x2′
  • Growth Rate: Fast
  • Attracts: Birds
      Older clumps may die in center leaving a ring of active growth.

Canyon Penstemon (1 gal.)
Penstemon pseudospectabilis

  • Type: Evergreen Perrenial
  • Zone: 5-8
  • Elevation: 2,000- 7,000 ft
  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Water Needs: Low
  • Size: 1-3’H
  • Attracts: Hummingbirds and insects

 

 

Firecracker Penstemon (1 gal.)
Penstemon eatoni

  • Type: Perennial
  • Zone: 4-9
  • Elevation: 3,000-7,500 ft
  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Water Needs: Low
  • Size:1’x1′
  • Attracts: Hummingbirds
    Slender wand-shaped stems, red flower songbirds

Desert Willow (5 gal.)
Chilopsis linearis

  • Type: Deciduous Tree
  • Zone: 5-9
  • Elevation: below 5,500 ft
  • Exposure: Full Sun- Partial Shade
  • Water Needs: Low-Moderate
  • Size: 25’x25′
  • Growth Rate: Moderate-Fast
  • Attracts: Hummingbirds, bees
      Flowers are attractive, orchid-like, fragrant and showy.

Aster Purple (1 gal.)
Aster purple

  • Type: Perennial
  • Zone: 5-8
  • Elevation: 3,400-9,000 ft
  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Water Needs: Moderate
  • Size: 3-5’x3′
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Attracts: Bees, Butterflies, and Birds
      Flowers are a vibrant purple

Yellow Columbine (1 gal.)
Aquilegia chrysantha

  • Type: Perennial
  • Zone: 3-9
  • Elevation: 3,000-11,000 ft
  • Exposure: Full Sun- Partial Shade
  • Water Needs: Moderate
  • Size: 2-4’x1-1.5′
  • Growth Rate: Moderate-Fast
  • Resists: Deer, Rabbit
  • Attracts: Butterflies, hummingbirds
      Large, drooping, bright yellow three inch wide flowers

Golden Currant (3 gal.)
Ribes aureum

  • Type: Shrub
  • Zone: 3-8
  • Elevation: 4,000-7,000 ft
  • Exposure: Full Sun-Partial Shade
  • Water Needs: Moderate
  • Size: 6-10’x5-10′
  • Growth Rate: Fast
  • Attracts: Mammals, birds, insects
      Marble-sized fruits vary in color, ranging from yellow to orange when fresh and red to black to purplish-black when ripe.

 

Wax Currant (3 gal.)
Ribes cereum

  • Type: Shrub
  • Zone: 4-8
  • Elevation: 5,000-9,000 ft
  • Exposure: Full sun
  • Water Needs: Low
  • Size: 6′-8′
  • Attracts: birds
      Fruit round, bright red, fleshy

 

Canyon Grape (1 gal.)
Vitis arizonica

  • Type: Deciduous Vine
  • Zone: 5-9
  • Elevation: 2,000-7,500 ft
  • Exposure: Full Sun-Partial Shade
  • Water Needs: Moderate
  • Size: 5-50’H
  • Attracts: Birds, mammals
    1/4″ black grapes, critical food for songbirds

 

Rocky Mountain Penstemon (1 gal.)
Penstemon strictus

  • Type: Perennial
  • Zone: 1-6
  • Elevation: 2,000-7,500 ft
  • Exposure: Full Sun-Partial Shade
  • Water Needs: Low
  • Size: 2’x2′
  • Growth Rate: Moderate-fast
  • Attracts: hummingbirds
      Native to: South Texas, Northern Mexico

 

Fragrant Sumac (5 gal.)
Rhus aromatica

  • Type: Shrub/tree
  • Zone: 2-8
  • Elevation:
  • Exposure: Full Sun-Partial Shade
  • Water Needs: Low
  • Size: 4-6’x6-12′
  • Growth Rate: Fast
  • Attracts: Birds, bees
    Deciduous with red and purple leaves in fall.

 

Parry’s Penstemon (1 gal.)
Penstemon parryi

  • Type:  Perrenial
  • Zone: 8-10
  • Elevation: 1,500-5,000 ft
  • Exposure: Full Sun-Part Shade
  • Water Needs: Low
  • Size: 1’H
  • Attracts: Hummingbirds and bees
  • Resists: Deer and rabbits

 

Red Blanketflower (1 gal.)
Gaillardia grandiflora

  • Type:  Perrenial
  • Zone: 3-10
  • Elevation: Less than 9,500 ft
  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Water Needs: Low-moderate
  • Size: 1′-2’x1′-2’H
  • Attracts: Butterflies and bees

 

Sundrops (1 gal.)
Calylophus drummondanus

  • Type:  Perrenial
  • Zone: 6-10
  • Elevation: 
  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Water Needs: Low
  • Size: 12″-18″X12″-18″H

 

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