Alkanet or Common Bugloss

Anchusa officianalis

Latin name: Anchusa officianalis

Flowering time: June - November

Uses: Moderate nectar but long flowering

Source: Hooper/Howes

Perennial for a wilder patch of sunny garden. Beautiful, if small ,blue flower typical of the Boraginaceae family which is loved by bees. A. azurea has a more formal presence.