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. Semi-evergreen with large edible fruit that can be a disadvantage.

Passion Vine (Passiflora x kewensis)

Cross Vine (Bignomia capreolata)

Five-leaf Akebia (Akebia quinata)

Trumpet Creeper (Campsis radicans)

2. Roots must be kept cool.

Clematis (Clematis sp.)

Trumpet Honeysuckle (Lonicera sempervirens)

Cup and Saucer Vine (Cobaea scandens)

Butterfly Pea Vine (Clitoria ternata)

3. Twining vine; all parts of plant are poisonous.

Cardinal Vine (Ipomoea quamoclit)

Dutchman’s Pipe (Arisolochia durior)

Carolina Jessamine (Gelsemium sempervirens)

Creeping Fig (Ficus pumila)

4. Vigorous grower; flowers appear before foliage.

Japanese Wisteria (Wisteria floribunda)

Chinese Trumpet Vine (Campsis grandiflora)

Purple Hyacinth Bean (Lablab purpurus)

Virginia Creeper (Parthenocissus)

5. Needs part shade, humusy, moist, acidic soil.

Moonvine (Ipomoea alba)

Confederate Jasmine (Jasmina sambac)

Climbing Hydrangea (Hydrangea anomala)

Black Eye Susan Vine (Thumbergia alta)

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By Chuck