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Name This Plant Game: Foliage Shrubs 1

gameThis simple game tests your gardening knowledge by identifying five plants shown in photos from a list of possible names. Photos of each plant are accompaned by a clue describing the type of plant or its broad characteristics.

To play the game you identify the plant in the photo by selecting the correct name and clicking on the button next to it. Each time you play the game you only have one chance to identify the correct answer for each of the five plants. If you don’t get all of them correct the first time just click the “Let me try again” button located below the game board and try again. If you would like more information about these five plants see their Plant Profiles to get tips for growing each of them.

Photos Plant Names (Select the correct name and click the button)

1. Evergreen with male and female flowers on separate plants.

Aucuba (Aucuba japonica)

Albelia (Abelia grandiflora)

Winged Euonymous (Euonymous alata)

Cornelian Cherry (Cornus mas)

2. Slow growing; red-brown bark; high quality timber.

Japanese Andromeda (Pieris japonica)

Japanese Privet (Lugustrum japonica)

Bridalwreath (Spirea prunifolia plena)

Honoki Cypress (Chamaecyparis obtusa)

3. Very slow growing; unique scent.

Wormwood (Artemesia absinthium)

Oleander (Nerium oleander)

English Boxwood (Allium moly)

Summersweet (Clethra alnifolia)

4. Related to Camellia.

Butterfly Bush (Buddleia davidii)

Cleyera (Ternstroemina gymnanthera)

Hydrangea (Hydrangea paniculaata)

Star Magnolia (Magnolia stellata)

5. Native Americans used leaves and stems for tea.

Yaupon Holly (Ilex vomitoria)

Heather (Calluna vulgaris)

Broom (Cytisus praecox)

Fothergill (Fothergilla gardenii)

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