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. Blooms for 2-3 months indoors.

Moth Orchid (Phalaenopsis species)

Amaryllis (Hippeastrum species)

Gloxinia (Gloxinia species)

Kalanchoe (Kalanchoe blossfieldiana)

2. Propagated by leaf cuttings or seeds.

African Violet (Sanitpaulia iionantha)

Florist’s Cyclamen (Cyclamen persicum)

Tuberous Begonia (Begonia x tuberhybrida)

Geranium (Pelargoniu x hortorum)

3. Blooms best when pot bound; fragrant.

Mother-in-law Plant (Sansevieria trifascata)

Cymbidium Orchaid (Cymbidium species)

Indian Rope Plant (Hoya carnosa)

Pony Tail Plant (Nolina recurvata)

4. All parts may cause mild stomach upset if ingested.

Jelly Bean Plant (Sedum rubrotinctum)

Rubber Plant (Peperomia obtusifolia)

Pothos (Epipremnum aureum)

Dumb Cane (Dieffenbachia seguina)

5. Have been shown to reduce indoor air pollution.

Philodendron (Philodendron cordatium)

Spider Plant (Chlorophytum comosum)

Cast Iron Plant (Aspidistra species)

Croton (Cadiaeum variegatum)

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By Chuck