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What is this irregular-shaped bluish flower? ZONE 7. Half shade.

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This appears to be Blueweed or Viper's Bugloss (Echium vulgare); a reliable weed for roadsides in hot dry summers, provides food for bees. Often seen in long dense patches by motorways.

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  • What to do if I want more of these in my yard? Commented Aug 7, 2018 at 20:26
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    Give it open ground, hot sun, poor soil and don't mow that area. Commented Aug 7, 2018 at 20:32

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