Astilbe simplicifolia 'Key West'

Key West False Spirea (Sprite Astilbe): Patent PPAF

Categories: Herbaceous Perennial

This astilbe bears feathery flower plumes that are deep magenta in bloom and open deep pink. Red stems stand out against the flowers.

More About Astilbe simplicifolia 'Key West'

  • a seedling of A. 'Sprite'

Displays dark burgundy foliage with shimmering carmine-red flowers. Key West produces twice as many flowers than other types of Astilbes. Will make an excellent potted plant. It is short, compact with strong stems and lots of buds.

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16-18 Inches


15-24 Inches

Hardiness Zone:


Astilbe simplicifolia 'Key West' Characteristics


  • Mass Plant
  • Small / Miniature
  • Specimen
  • Edging
  • Ground Cover

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant


  • Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
  • Shade Tolerant
  • Part Sun/Part Shade

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • All Season

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Moist

Flower Color

  • Red
  • Rose


  • Clumping
  • Spreading