Plant Guide

Camellia 'Gay Pixie'

Camellia 'Gay Pixie'

Evergreen, compact upright shrub with 8 x 4 cm leaves and 11 cm wide flowers, double, pale pink with darker pink stripes and golden stamens. Flowers during autumn and early winter.

Originated in Australia as a hybrid of Camellia pitardii var. pitardii.

Responds to pruning after flowering. Prefers a position in partial shade, but tolerates full sun. Likes well-drained, slightly acidic soil.

Type of plant

Shrub - Evergreen


2 - 3 m tall

Landscape Use

Flower display, hedge


  • Temperature: Hardy
  • Light: Medium High
  • Moisture: Medium
  • Soil: Medium