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.

Veronica grandis Fisch. ex Spreng.

Fully hardy herbaceous perennial with erect, hairy stems, opposite, lance-shaped, deeply toothed leaves, to 7.5cm long, and long spikes of white flowers.  To 60cm.  [RHSD, Hortus].

Horticultural & Botanical History

No additional data.

History at Camden Park

First listed in a handwritten note in an 1850 catalogue held in the Mitchell Library collection.  [MP A2947a].  It did not appear in the 1857 catalogue.


Published Feb 18, 2010 - 03:18 PM | Last updated Feb 18, 2010 - 03:20 PM

Family Scrophulariaceae
Region of origin

Europe to north east Asia

  • Veronica koenitzeri Hort. ex Harle
Common Name
Name in the Camden Park Record

Veronica grandis 

Confidence level high