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.

Passiflora tiliifolia Cav.

The leaves are ovate, resembling those of the lime tree, the flowers green, red and blue.  [JD, PD].

Horticultural & Botanical History

Introduced to Britain in 1823.  [JD, PD]. 

History at Camden Park

Desideratum to Loddiges’ Nursery on 6th January 1845 [MP A2933-2, p.28].  I have found no further records and it may never have been grown at Camden. 


Published Jan 31, 2010 - 04:25 PM | Last updated Jul 29, 2010 - 02:00 PM

Family Passifloraceae
Region of origin


Common Name
Name in the Camden Park Record

Passiflora tiliaefolia 

Confidence level high