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  Plant Introduction Programs
 
San Marcos Growers has long had a history of bringing new plants into the nursery trade. We have made our own plant introductions and worked with other nurseries and plant breeders in the introduction of their new plants.The following are some of the organizations that we work with to continue in this tradition.
 
San Marcos Growers
Our own new plant program has brought the horticultural trade many new plants over the last 25 years.
SB Botanic Garden
The Santa Barbara Botanic Garden has introduced many new California native plants and we grow many of them.
PlantHaven
Represents plant breeders and manages agreements and testing of new varieties worldwide.
UCSC Koala Blooms
The University of California, Santa Cruz Arboretum regularly introduces Australian plants through their Koala Blooms Introduction Program.
Pacific Plant Promotions
This new plant introduction group affiliated with Pacific Horticulture and several California Botanic Gardens makes yearly plant introductions.
Dig Plant Company (Ozbreed)
The Dig Plant Company has introduced us to many fascinating and durable Australian plants.
PlantSelect
A Denver Botanic Gardens and Colorado State University program to introduce the best hardy plants for landscapes and gardens.
Rich Persoff Mimulus
Rich Persoff has been breeding Monkey Flowers for over 40 years and we grow many of his fine hybrids.
Ball Horticulture
Ball Horticulture has long had a history of introducing new plants and we have many exciting new cultivars from their introduction program.
Nurseries & Individuals
Many individuals and other nurseries have shared new plants with us and they certainly deserve a lot of credit.