Grow Native Plant Sale

Due to the Success of our Spring and Fall ONLINE Native Plant Sales, we are will be continuing the Spring Plant Sale ONLINE April 1, 2021!

Our annual 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 Sponsors the City of Prescott  and Prescott Landscape Professionals !

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

  • Orders will be arranged, delivered to vehicles by staff wearing gloves and masks
  • 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. 

Sale will begin April 1, 2021

Drive-through pick-up April 30th – May 2, at the Highlands Center. Friday and Saturday 8 am-4 pm, Sunday 8 am-12 pm.

Members click here to log in to receive a 10% discount

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 2021 Online Plant Sale

We’re working closely with our nursery partners to bring you a wide variety of native and low water use plants so check back mid-April when we’ll be listing anything newly available. If you have any questions please write to: plantsale@highlandscenter.org.

Click the buttons below to identify your USDA Zone.

 

Newly Available, Banana Yucca and Pink Gaura

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

Banana Yucca (5 gal.)
Yucca baccata

  • Type: Succulent
  • Zone: 6-11
  • Elevation: up to 8,000 ft
  • Exposure: Full Sun – Partial Shade
  • Water Needs: Low
  • Size: 4’x6′
  • Growth Rate: Slow
  • Resists: Deer, rabbit

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 (1 gal.)
Anisacanthus quad

  • 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

Fringed Sage (1 gal.)
Artimisia frigida

  • Type: Shrub
  • Zone: 3-10
  • Elevation: 3,000-11,000 ft
  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Water Needs: Low then None
  • Size: 4-16″x6-12″
  • Growth Rate: Slow-Moderate
  • Resists: Deer, Rabbit
  • Attracts: Mammals, sage grouse
    Grows well in between granite boulders

Big Sagebrush (5 gal.)
Artemisia tridentata

  • Type: Shrub
  • Zone: 4-9
  • Elevation: 5,000-8,000 ft
  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Water Needs: Low
  • Size: 2-8’x2-8′
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
    Aromatic, iconic Great Basin sagebrush

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 Gramma (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.

Feather Reed Grass (1 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

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.

Grey Sotol (1 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

Monarch Butterfly in the Discovery Gardens

Rabbitbrush (5 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.

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

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

Deer Grass (1 gal.)
Muhlenbergia rigens

  • Type: Grass
  • Zone: 6-9
  • Elevation: 3,000-8,500 ft
  • Exposure: Full Sun- Partial Shade
  • Water Needs: Low
  • Size: 4-5’x4-5′
  • Growth Rate: Fast
  • Attracts: Song birds, butterflies, deer

Bear Grass (5 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

Tufted Evening Primrose (1 gal.)
Oenothera caespitosa

  • Type: Perennial
  • Zone: 5
  • Elevation: 4,500-7,500 ft
  • Exposure: Full Sun-Partial Shade
  • Water Needs: Low
  • Size: 1’x3′
  • Growth Rate: Fast
      Pollinated by hawk moths. It is evergreen in many habitats.

Hacienda Creeper (5 gal.)
Parthenocissus sp. hacienda creeper

  • Type: Deciduous Vine
  • Zone: 7
  • Elevation: 3,000-7,500 ft
  • Exposure: Full Sun- Partial Shade
  • Water Needs: Low-moderate
  • Size: 25′ long
  • Growth Rate: Fast
  • Attracts: Butterflies, birds
      It climbs using thin tendrils that have non-adhesive tips.

Red Autumn Sage (5 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

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

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

Red Globe Mallow (1 gal.)
Sphaeralcea ambigua Louis Hamilton

  • 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
      Native to Sonoran Desert; hardy to 15°

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

Sand Sage (5 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

Mormon Tea (3 gal.)
Ephedra trifurca

  • Type: Perrennial Shrub
  • Zone: 6-10
  • Elevation: Low elevation
  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Water Needs: Low
  • Size: 3-6′
  • Attracts: Quail
    Rigid evergreen stems

Red Yucca (3 gal.)
Hesperaloe parviflora

  • Type: Succulent
  • Zone: 5 – 10
  • Elevation: 500-5,500 ft
  • Exposure: Full Sun-Partial Shade
  • Water Needs: Low
  • Size: 3-4’x4-5′
  • Growth Rate: Slow-Moderate
  • Resists: Deer
    Attracts: Butterflies, birds, bees

Winterfat (1 gal.)
Krascheninnikovia lanata

  • Type: Shrub
  • Zone: 4-8
  • Elevation: 4,500-6,500 ft
  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Water Needs: Low
  • Size: 3’x3′
  • Growth Rate: Moderate

Blue Flax (1 gal.)
Linum lewisii

  • Type: Perennial
  • Zone: 5-9
  • Elevation: 3,500-9,500 ft
  • Exposure: Full Sun-Partial Shade
  • Water Needs: Moderate
  • Size: 5’x1.5′
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Attracts: Birds,deer mice, mammals
      Delicate blue flowers, will “self-sow” easily

 

Golden Currant (5 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 (5 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

 

Wood Rose (5 gal.)
Rose woodsii

  • Type: Shrub
  • Zone: 4-8
  • Elevation: 5,500-9,000 ft
  • Exposure: Full Sun-Partial Shade
  • Water Needs: Moderate
  • Size: 3-6’x3-4′
  • Growth Rate: Fast
  • Attracts: Small mammals,birds, bees

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

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

 

Coral Baby Penstemon (1 gal.)
Penstemon barbatus ‘Coral Baby’

  •  Zone: 4-5
  •  Elevation: middle to higher
  •  Exposure: Full Sun – Partial Shade
  •  Water Needs: Low
  •  Size: 2’x1′
  •  Growth Rate: Fast
  •  Attracts: Hummingbirds

Rock Penstemon (3 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

 

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