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. Seed dispersed by ants; very fragrant.

Aconite (Eranthus hyemalis)

Asiatic Lily (Lilium regale)

Hyacinth (Hyacinthus orientalis)

Tulip (Tulipa fasterianna)

2. Favored by florists for its striking color combinations.

Lily of the Nile (Agapanthus africanthus)

Dutch Iris (Iris x hollandica)

Snowdrop (Galanthus elwesii)

Windflower (Anemone blanda)

3. Dried flower heads good in dried flower arrangements.

Squill (Scilla siberica)

Glory of the Snow (Chionodoxa lucillae)

Garlic Onion (Allium moly)

Dwarf Iris (Iris reticulata)

4. Small size makes it ideal for rock gardens.

Lily of the Valley (Convallaria majalis)

Crocus (Crocus vernus)

Spanish Bluebell (Hyacinthoides hispanica)

Snowflake (Leucojum vernum)

5. Foxy odor repels mice, moles and other rodents.

Crown Imperial (Fritillaria imperialis)

Grape Hyacinth (Musari armeniacum)

Daffodil (Narcissus species)

Foxtail Lily (Eremus buingei)

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By Chuck