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. Fabulous autumn coloration.

Creeping Fig(Ficus pumula)

Virginia Creeper (Parthenocissus quin.)

Boston Ivy (Parthenocissus tricuspidata)

Greenbrier (Smilax rotundifolia)

2. Semi-evergreen and fragrant.

Honeysuckle (Lonicera sempervirens)

Confederate Jasmine (Jasmina sambac)

Japanese Wisteria (Wisteria floribunda)

Passion Flower (Passiflora caerulea)

3. Common in warm, moist woodlands.

Five-leaf Akebia (Akebia quinata)

Glory Vine (Vitis coignetiae)

Cross Vine (Bignonia capreolata)

Monk’s Hood Vine (Ampelopsis aconitifolia)

4. Berry-bearing vines popular in fall for crafts.

Bittersweet (Celastrus scandens)

Dutchman Pipe (Aristolachia durior)

Clematis (Clematis viticella)

Cup and Saucer Vine (Cobaea scandens)

5. Can be grown as a standard in tree form.

Climbing Hydrangea (Hydrangea anomala)

Carolina Jassamine (Glesemium semp.)

Chinese Trumpet Vine (Campasis grandiflora)

Winter Creeper (Euonymus fortunei)

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By Chuck