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 1 genus, Hemerocallis, and 16 species of rhizomatous or tuberous rooted herbs from north Asian temperate regions, particularly Japan.  [Watson, L., and Dallwitz, M.J. 1992 onwards. The families of flowering plants: descriptions, illustrations, identification, and information retrieval. Version: 25th November 2009.].  Phormiaceae is sometimes included in the family.  Previously included in Liliaceae.

Plants in this Family

  1. Hemerocallis fulva L.
  2. Hemerocallis flava L. var. florepleno
  3. Hemerocallis flava L.