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.

Alstroemeria ornata [Macarthur]

Unidentified Alstroemeria species.

I have been unable to identify this plant.  Possibly a nursery name for a variant of one of the popular species of the day.


Horticultural & Botanical History

Not known.

History at Camden Park

Listed only in the 1843 catalogue.  Possibly identified and renamed in a subsequent edition. 


Published Jan 11, 2009 - 12:32 PM | Last updated Jul 03, 2010 - 04:57 PM

Family Alstroemeriaceae
Region of origin

Central or South America

Common Name
Name in the Camden Park Record

Alstroemeria ornata 

Confidence level low