gameThis simple game tests your gardening knowledge by identifying five flowers that are related to common vegetables. Photos of each flower are accompaned by their (common and botanical) name.

To play the game you identify one of the four flowers that’s related to the vegetable 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 vegetables. 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 information about these flowers see their Plant Profiles to get tips for growing each of them.

Photos Pick the flower most closely related to the vegetable.
(Click the button to make your choice)
LETTUCE is most closely related to…

Goat’s Beard (Aruncus dioicus)

Sunflower (Helianthus annus)

Delphinium (Delphinium elatum)

Rock-cress (Arabis albida)

CORN is most closely related to…

Yucca (Yucca filamentosa)

Pampas Grass (Cortaderia selloana)

Monkshood (Aconitum napellus)

Canna Lily (Canna hybrida)

OKRA is most closely related to…

Yarrow (Achillea filipendula)

Buterfly Weed (Asclepias tuberosa)

Foxglove (Digitalis mertonensis)

Hibiscus (Hibisus moscheutos)

ASPARAGUS is most closely related to…

Cranesbill (Geranium pratense)

Bachelor Button (Centaurea cyanus)

New England Aster (Aster novae-angliae)

Tulip (Tulipa hybrid)

TOMATO is most closely related to…

Petunia (Petunia hybrida)

Columbine (Aquilegia canadensis)

Wild Indigo (Baptisia australis)

Blanket Flower (Gailardia grandiflora)


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By Chuck