Astilbe ‘Key West’ is characterized by leaves that emerges red and mature to a bronze-green with a red margin, abundant flowers that open red and change to pink on red flower stems. A long blooming habit with flowers present from late July until early September.
Size: 30 to 35.5 cm (12 to 14 inches) tall by 38 cm (15 inches) wide.
Color: dark pink
Bloom Time: 6 weeks from late July to early September.
Patent: PPAF, PBRAF
Sun/Shade: full to part shade
Soil: average garden soil
Moisture: moist, but well drained to get established
Disease and Pests: none known
Landscape use: Shady foundation plantings, mass plantings, commercial landscapes, urban gardens, containers
Propagation Methods: root cuttings, divisions