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Container Garden
Plant List

Pima County, Arizona


Container Garden
Plant List

The plants on this list are located in the Container Garden area of the Pima County Demonstration Gardens. This free public garden can be toured at 4210 N. Campbell, Tucson, Arizona, Monday - Friday, 8:30a.m. to 4:00p.m.

Where possible we have provided links to the Arid Plant Manual, which provides more detailed information about individual plants.

This table organized by botanical name - switch to common name list

BOTANICAL NAME COMMON NAME
Acorus gramineus variegatus Sweet Flag Grass
Adenium obesum Desert Rose
Agapanthus Lily-of-the Nile
Agave americana marginata Agave americana marginata
Agave americana mediopicta Agave americana mediopicta
Agave colorata Agave colorata
Agave lophantha Agave Thorncrest Century Plant
Agave victoria-reginae Agave Queen Victoria
Aloe variegata Tiger Aloe
Antirrhinum majus Snapdragon hybrids
Aquilegia caerulea Colorado Blue Columbine
Aquilegia chrysantha Golden Columbine
Argyranthemum frutescens Marguerite Daisy 'Summersong Primrose'
Asclepias curassavica Blood Milkweed
Asclepias linaria Pineleaf Milkweed
Asparagus densiflorus Foxtail Fern 'Meyersii'
Asparagus sprengeri Asparagus Fern
Bamboo ventricosa Buddha's Belly Bamboo
Bearded Iris Bearded Iris
Bougainvillea Bougainvillea 'Barbara Karst'
Brachycome hybrid Swan River Daisy 'Toucan Tango'
Bracteantha Strawflower 'Dreamtime Yellow'
Brugmansia insignis Angel's Trumpet
Buddleia davidii Butterfly Bush 'Black Knight'
Calibrachoa Million Bells
Calibrachoa hybrid Trailing Petunia 'Superbells Peach'
Callistemon viminalis Dwarf Bottlebrush 'Little John'
Canna Canna 'Primrose Yellow'
Canna Canna 'Red'
Canna Canna 'Tropicana'
Celosia Hybrids Cockscomb Hybrids
Chrysanthemum Chrysanthemum hybrid
Cleisocactus strausii Silver Torch Cactus
Coleus Coleus
Convolvulus cneorum Bush Morning glory
Cordylane Cordylane 'Red Sensation
Coreopsis Coreopsis
Coriandrum sativum Coriander cilantro
Crassula ovata Large Leaf Jade
Cuphea havea Bat Faced Cuphea
Cuphea hysopifolia False Heather
Cyperus alternifolius Umbrella Plant
Dainthus Dianthus mixed
Datura wrightii Sacred Datura
Delphinium Delphinium Hybrid
Diascia Diascia 'Wink Orange'
Dyssodia pentachaeta Golden Dyssodia
Echinocactus grusonii Golden Barrel Cactus
Eggplant Japanese Eggplant 'Millionaire'
Eriogonum fascicalat Flattop Buckwheat
Erythrina flabelliformis Coral Bean
Euphorbia milii Crown of Thorns
Gaillardia Gaillardia 'Fanfare'
Globe artichoke Artichoke
Hesperaloe parviflora Red Yucca
Heucherella Coral Bells
Hibiscus Tropical Hibiscus
Hymenocallis Spider Lily
Ilex vomitoria 'Nana' Dwarf Yaupon Holly
Jasmine polyanthum Pink Jasmine
Kalanchoe daigremontiana Mother of Thousands
Lactuca sativa Gourmet Lettuce
Lavendula angustifolia English Lavendar
Lavendula stoecha Spanish Lavender 'Bella Purple'
Lavendula stoechas Spanish Lavender
Lobelia erius Lobelia
Lobelia laxiflora Cardinal Flower
Lobularia maritima Sweet Alyssum
Mammillaria Mammillaria
Maurandya antirriniflora Snapdragon Vine
Mentha Mint
Miscanthus zebrinus Zebra Grass
Myriophyllum aquaticum Parrot Feathers
Nemesia Nemesia 'Sunsation Peach'
Nepeta cataria Catnip
Nepeta faassenii Cat Mint
Nierembergia hippomanica Nierembergia 'Purple Robe'
Nolina recurvata Pony Tail Palm
Notocactus Notocactus
Oenothera speciosa Mexican Evening Primrose
Origanum onites Italian Oregano
Oxalis Oxalis
Pachypodium saundersii Madagascar Palm
Papaver nudicaule Icelandic Poppy
Pedilanthus macrocarpus Devil's Backbone or Candelilla
Pelargonium Geranium
Pelargonium Scented Geranium
Perilla frutescens Perilla 'Magilla'
Petunia Petunia Supertinia
Petunia Hybrid Petunia Hybrid
Pistia stratiotes Water Lettuce
Plumbago capensis Cape Plumbago
Poncirus trifoliata Flying Dragon
Portulaca Moss Rose
Prunus persica Dwarf Peach 'Bonanza'
Punica granatum 'Nana' Dwarf Pomegranate
Rosa Miniature Rose
Rose Rose 'Mr. Lincoln'
Ruellia peninsularis Baja Ruellia
Rumohra adianriformis
  or Aspidium capense
Leatherleaf Fern
Salvia Salvia 'Mystic Spires blue'
Salvia leucantha Mexican Bush Sage
Salvia clevelandii Cleveland Sage
Salvia coccinea Tropical Sage
Salvia greggii Autumn Sage
Salvia greggii Blue Salvia
Salvia guaranitica Salvia 'Argentine Skies'
Salvia microphylla Red Bush Sage
Scabiosa columbaria Blue Pincushion Flower 'Butterfly Blue'
Scabiosa columbaria Pink Pincushion Flower 'Pink Mist'
Sedum hispanicum minus 'Blue Ridge' Sedum 'Blue Ridge'
Sedum lydium Sedum lydium
Sedum spathulifolium 'Cape Blanco' Sedum 'Cape Blanco'
Sedum spathulifolium 'Carnea' Sedum 'Carnea'
Senna artemisioides  filifolia Green Feathery Senna
Stachys Lambs Ear
Stacyhs coccinea Texas Betony
Stapelia hybrid Carrion or Starfish Flower
Statice or Limonium perezii Sea Lavender
Stenocereus marginatus Mexican Fence Post
Sutera Bacopa
Syringa chinensis Chinese Lilac
Tagetes erecta Dwarf Marigold
Tagetes lemmonii Mt. Lemmon Marigold
Tecoma alata Orange Bells
Tecomaria capensis Cape Honeysuckle
Teucrium chamaedrys Germander
Thymus Thyme
Tomatillo Tomatillo 'Toma Verde'
Trichocerus spachiana Golden Torch Cactus
Tulbagha violacea Variegated Society Garlic
Tulbaghia violacea Society Garlic
Turnera ulmifolia Eldorado Buttercup Flower
Verbena Verbena
Viola Viola
Zephyranthes Rain Lily
Zinnia Dwarf Zinnia
  Louisiana Iris
  Pepper Garden salsa

Plantlist last updated May 22, 2006


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