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)
ARTICHOKE is most closely related to…
Shasta Daisy (Leucanthemum superbum)
Rose (Rosa sp.)
Baby’s Breath (Gypsophila paniculata)
Peony (Paeonia lactiflora)

BEET is most closely related to…
Lenten Rose (Hellaborus orientalis)
Plantain Lily (Hosta hybrida)
Red Hot Poker (Knipnofia uvaria)
Cocks Comb (Celosia spicata)

SWEET POTATO is most closely related to…
Morning Glory (Ipomoea nil)
Cardinal Flower (Lobelia cardinalis)
Balloon Flower (Platycodon grandiflorus ‘Sentimental blue’)
Poppy (Papaver orientalis)

BELL PEPPER is most closely related to…
Sundrops (Oenathera fructicosa)
Daylily (Hemerocallis hybrida)
Angel’s Trumpet (Brugmansia hybrida)
Buttercup (Ranunculus sp.)

CARROT is most closely related to…
Forget-me-not (Myosotis sylvatica)
Coral Bells (Heuchera sanguinea)
Sea Holly (Eryngium planum)
Gayfeather (Liatris spicata)

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By Chuck