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 750 species, widely distributed in temperate regions and at higher latitudes in the tropics.  [FNSW].  Represented in the Hortus by Florists’ Geraniums.

Plants in this Family

  1. Pelargonium ‘Golden Chain’
  2. Pelargonium ‘Carlos’
  3. Pelargonium ‘Bride of Abydos’
  4. Pelargonium cultivars
  5. Geranium richarsonii Fisch. & Trautv.