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, Nymphaea, and some 50 species of emergent aquatic perennials with tubers or rhizomes and floating leaves.  [FNSW].  Represented in the Hortus by a single Australian species.

Plants in this Family

  1. Nymphaea gigantea Hook.