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 6 genera and some 70 species of annual or perennial herbs, rarely shrubs, mainly from the Mediterranean region.  [FNSW].  Represented in the Hortus by a single species, the common Mignonette.

Plants in this Family

  1. Reseda odorata L. var. frutescens Ker.
  2. Reseda odorata L.