This 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.
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|Photos||Plant Names (Select the correct name and click the button)|
2. Flowers consist of 12-18 strap shaped petals that cover the multi-stem tree.
Dogwood (Cornbus florida)
Flowering Crabapple (Malus sp.)
Star Magnolia (Magnolia stellata)
Crape Myrtle (Lagerstroemia indica)
3. Blooms around the Tidal Basin in Washington, D.C.
Yoshino Cherry (Prunus Yoshino)
Snowbell (Styrax japonica)
Red Maple (Acer rubra)
Elderbgerry (Sambucuas nigra)
4. Moisture loving, good autumn coloration.
Southern Magnolia (Magnolia grandiflora)
Scots Pine (Pinus sylvestris)
Serviceberry (Amelanchier grandiflora)
Chinese Fringe Tree (Chionanthus retsus)
5. Vase shaped tree with large heart-shaped leaves.
Tree Peony (Paeonia delavayi)
Buckeye (Aesculus pavia)
Saucer Magnolia (Magnolia x soulangiana)
Redbud (Ceris canadensis)