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.

Dianthus species unidentified [2]

Unidentified species.  It seems likely that these were varieties of carnation or pink.  See Dianthus caryophyllus L. and cultivar descriptions.

Horticultural & Botanical History

No data.


History at Camden Park

Listed in all published catalogues [H.93/1843].


Published Apr 12, 2009 - 03:53 PM | Last updated Aug 25, 2011 - 04:22 PM

Family Caryophyllaceae
Region of origin


Common Name
Name in the Camden Park Record

Dianthus sp.


Confidence level low