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My husband is bee mad, so I have planted loads of bee friendly plants. He says different bees like different flower forms so it is good to have a variety. Also choose flowers that are not only accessible to bees but also nectar rich. The number one bee magnet in our garden is Agastache, closely followed by nepeta. These both like a sunny position. Also good are cornflowers, cosmos and rosemary.
As well as all the great suggestions you've already had, I have a hardy geranium, and a jasmine (jasminium beesianum) that are both always crawling with bees. And a shrub they seem to love (and so do the birds) is Leycesteria.