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 55 genera and 850 species of shrubs, trees and climbers from tropical and temperate regions.  [FNSW].  Represented in the Hortus by 3 ornamental trees.

Plants in this Family

  1. Gymnosporia species Port Stephens
  2. Euonymus japonicus Thunb. var. variegatus
  3. Euonymus japonicus Thunb.
  4. Euonymus europaeus L.