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 herbs and a few shrubs consisting of some 18 genera and 250 species, mainly from North America and Africa.  [FNSW].  Represented in the Hortus by a single ornamental annual species.

Plants in this Family

  1. Nemophila menziesii Hook. & Arn.