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 22 genera and 900 species of herbs and shrubs chiefly from tropical and sub-tropical regions.  [FNSW].  Represented in the Hortus by species of Viola.

Plants in this Family

  1. Viola tricolor L.
  2. Viola odorata L. var. pallido-plena Sw.
  3. Viola odorata L. var. alba
  4. Viola odorata L.