Borage (Borago officinalis)
This species is very attractive to pollinators and other benefical insects, readily re-seeding itself and can grow 50-70 cm in height, it has a particularly long flowering period from June onwards.
Also known as star flower, borage is an eye catching herb with electric blue flowers. It is said to be cucumber scented if the stems or leaves are bruised or crushed. It may be cultivated for medicinal or culinary purposes. It is well loved by bees.