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 spring bulbs see their Plant Profiles to get tips for growing each of them.

Photos Plant Names (Select the correct name and click the button)

1. Sends out trailing stems just before flowering.

Siberian Bellflower (Campanula pascharskyana)

Bugle Weed (Ajuga reptans)

Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia fulgida)

Lily of the Valley (Convallaria majalis)

2. Vigorous spreader and self-sower in colder areas.

Sweet Woodruff (Galium adoratum)

Yarrow (Achillea sp.)

Mountain Bluet (Centaurea montana)

European Wild Ginger (Asarum europaeum)

3. Grass like foliage forms tufts that are attractive all season.

Amsonia (Amsonia hubrectii)

Goats Beard (Aruneus dioicus)

Sea Pink (Armeria maritima)

Butterfly Weed (Asclepias tuberosa)

4. Leaves turn bronze in lthe fall.

Bergenia (Bergenia cordifolia)

Creeping Phlox (Phlox sublata)

Lady’s Mantle (Alchemilla mallis)

New England Aster (Aster novae-angliac)

5. In the mustard family; related to cabbage.

Solomon’s Seal (Polygonatum odoratum)

Hollyhock (Alcea rosea)

Basket of Gold (Aurina saxatilis)

Siberian Bugloss (Brunnera macrophylla)

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By Chuck