Common Name:-Easy Wave Red Velour / Type:-PERENNIAL / Light:-FULL SUN / Water:-LITTLE / Color:-PURPLE / Bloom Time:-SUMMER-ALL / Height-48" / Width:-Spreads / Comments:-Deep rooted, heat loving, xeric plant. Grows well in nearly any soil. Dies to ground after first freezes. Cut back to ground in spring. Slowly spreading. Plant where it will be contained in a bed by itself, it will overtake other plants and keep spreading until it hits a deep border. / Garden Notes:-Russian Sage is a great plant for pollinators- from butterflies to all sorts of bees and many more insects. It thrives in the heat and requires very little water. Cut old stalks off at ground level at the end of winter to give it a fresh start.