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 80 genera and 650 species of herbs, shrubs and trees, mainly from temperature and cold regions.  [RHSD].  Represented in the Hortus by 2 ornamental species.

Plants in this Family

  1. Saxifraga umbrosa L.
  2. Bergenia ligulata (Wall.) Engl.