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 19 genera and 800 species of herbs, shrubs and climbers from around the world.  [FNSW].  Represented in the Hortus by a handful of ornamental plants.  

Plants in this Family

  1. Statice tatarica L.
  2. Statice patula [catalogue error]
  3. Statice coccinea [catalogue error]
  4. Statice chrysops [catalogue error]
  5. Plumbago indica L.
  6. Plumbago capensis Thunb. var. alba
  7. Plumbago capensis Thunb.
  8. Limonium sinuatum (L.) Mill.
  9. Ceratostigma plumbaginoides Bunge
  10. Acantholimon venustum Boiss.