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.

Echeveria species unidentified

Echeveria is a genus of about 150 evergreen succulents and sub-shrubs from dry areas of Northern Central and South America. The usually fleshy leaves are often highly coloured and in rosettes. The flowers are borne on long stalks from the leaf axils.  The genus includes a number of attractive house and border plants.

Horticultural & Botanical History

No data.

History at Camden Park

Listed in the 1850 and 1857 catalogues [T.406/1850].


Published Mar 01, 2009 - 04:42 PM | Last updated Jul 16, 2010 - 04:38 PM

Family Crassulaceae
Region of origin
Common Name
Name in the Camden Park Record

Echiveria sp.

Confidence level low