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.

Sinningia speciosa ‘Carminata’

A cultivar of Sinningia speciosa (Lodd.) Hiern. I have found no description and carminata is not listed in the Gesneriad Register – Sinningia although ‘Carminata Splendens’, which see, is.

Horticultural & Botanical History

No data.


History at Camden Park

Only listed in the 1857 catalogue [B.181/1857].


Published Sep 03, 2009 - 05:01 PM | Last updated Aug 21, 2011 - 05:06 PM

Family Gesneriaceae
Region of origin

Probably garden origin, England

  • Gloxinia carminata Hort.


Common Name


Name in the Camden Park Record

Gloxinia carminata 

Confidence level low