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Name This Plant Game: Summer Blooming Perennials 11

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. Flowers often used in pot pourri.

Rue (Ruta graveolens)

Geum (Geum quellyon)

Lavender (Lavendula angustifolia)

Sweet Woodruff (Galium odorata)

2. Mature plants do not transplant well.

Catmint (Nepeta x facsscnii)

Candytuft (Iberis sempervirens)

Soapwort (Saponoria ocymoides)

Butterfly Weed (Asclepias tuberosa)

3. A terrestial orchid.

Bletilla (Bletilla striata)

Perwinkle (Vinca minor)

Maiden Pink (Dianthus deltoides)

Tickseed (Coreopsis grandiflora)

4. Flowers dry well.

Sundrop (Oenothera tetragona)

Pearly Everlasting (Anaphalis cinnamomea)

Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea)

Delphinium (Delphinium elatum)

5. Leaves resemble those of Gladiolus.

Yarrow (Achillea filipendulina)

Snapdragon (Anthirrinum majus)

Blackberry Lily (Belameanda chinensis)

Gas Plant (Dictamnus albus)

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