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 a single genus of herbs, Impatiens, and some 600 species, mainly from tropical and sub-tropical regions.  [FNSW].  Represented in the Hortus by a single ornamental plant.

Plants in this Family

  1. Impatiens balsamina L.