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. Native to the rain forests of Brazil; flowers resemble mouse tails.

Peperomia (Peperomia caperata)

Gloxinia (Sinningia speciosa)

Bird of Paradise (Strelitzia reginae)

Stephanotis (Stephanotis floribunda)

2. Sap used to treat skin problems including burns.

Aloe (Aloe vera)

Prayer Plant (Maranta leuconeura)

Orchid Cactus (Epiphyllum hermosissimus)

Walking Iris (Neomarica caerulea)

3. Flowering depends on daylength.

Christmas Cactus (Schlumbergera bridgesii)

Cyclamen (Cyclamen persicum)

Poinsetta (Euphorbia pulcherrima)

Kafir Lily (Chvia miniata)

4. Blooms two months after planting.

Poka Dot Plant (Hypoestes phyllostachy)

Peace Lily (Spathipyyllum podophyllum)

Croton (Codiaeum, varregatum)

amarylis (Hippeastrum species)

5. Flowers very small but colorful bracts.

Piggyback Plant (Tolmica menziesi)

Indian Rope Plant (Hoya carhosa)

Shrimp Plant (Beloperone brandegeana)

Chenolle Plant (Acalypha hispaniol)

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By Chuck

One thought on “Name This Plant Game: House Plants 6”
  1. thank u for this beutiful game ,i have photos of some wild plant ,will be pleased if u can help in identification .
    with my respect

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