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.

Antirrhinum majus ‘Purpureum’

See Antirrhinum majus L. for a description, ‘Purpureum’ has purplish-red flowers.

Horticultural & Botanical History

See Antirrhinum majus L. for historical information.

History at Camden Park

Listed in all published catalogues [H.11/1843].


Published Sep 24, 2009 - 11:52 AM | Last updated Sep 05, 2011 - 05:10 PM

Family Scrophulariaceae
Region of origin

North-east Spain, Portugal, but this variety probably of garden origin

Common Name


Name in the Camden Park Record

Antirrhinum majus purpureum 

Confidence level high