Colin Mills, compiler of the Hortus Camdenensis, died in late November 2012 after a short illness. As he always considered the Hortus his legacy, it is his family's intention to keep the site running in perpetuity. It will not, however, be updated in the near future.


A family of some 7 genera and 121 species of shrubs, trees, sometimes woody climbers and herbs, mainly from tropical and sub-tropical regions with some from temperate regions.  [FNSW].  Represented in the Hortus by 6 ornamental shrubs.

Plants in this Family

  1. Chilianthus oleaceus Burch.
  2. Buddleja salvifolia Lam.
  3. Buddleja paniculata Wall.
  4. Buddleja madagascariensis Lam.
  5. Buddleja lindleyana Fort. ex Lindl.
  6. Buddleja globosa Hope