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Determine Your Spring Flower IQ

Here is a little quiz on the plants that bloom in the Spring. All the plants on the quiz have been the subject of a Plant Profile on this site. Look at the pictures and the list of plants and see if you can match the names to the pictures. Once you decide on a name for a plant click on the plant and you will go to the Plant Profile for that plant and find out if you are correct. You can read further about the plant if you are interested or return to the quiz.

Here is a scale of expertise based on the number correct:
12 Summa cum laude-highest honors
10-11 Maxima cum laude-very great honors
9-8 Magna cum laude-great honors
7 Cum laude-honors

Bleeding Heart (Dicentra spectabalis)
Bugleweed (Ajua pyramidalis ‘Metallica Crispa’)
Candytuft (Iberis sempervirens)
Fothergill (Fothergilla gardenii)
Soloman’s Seas (Polygonatum odoratum variegatum)
Fan Columbine (Aquilegia flabellatum)
Foam flower (Tiarella cordifolia)
Fringed Bleeding Heart (Dicentra exima)
Moss phlox (Phlox sublata)
Sweet Alyssum (Lobularia maritime)
Sweet woodruff (Galium oderata)
Candlestick Tulip ‘Lady Jane’ (Tulipa clusiana ‘Lady Jane’)

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