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)
EGGPLANT is most closely related to…
Peony (Paeonia lastiflora)
Flowering Tabacco (Nicotiana alata)
Evening Primrose (Oenothera speciosa)
Red Hot Poker (Kniphofia uvaria)

CELERY is most closely related to…
Tickseed (Coreopsis grandiflora)
Queen Anne’s Lace (Ammi majus)
Loosestrife (Lysamachia punctata)
Garden Phlox (Phlox paniculata)

BROCCOLI is most closely related to…
Beebalm (Monarada didyma)
Golden Rod (Solidago virgaurea)
Primrose (Primula japonica)
Candytuft (Ibens sempervirens)

GREEN BEAN is most closely related to…
Rose Campion (Lychnis coronaria)
Cardinal Flower (Lobelia cardinalis)
Turf Lily (Lirope muscari)
Lupin (Lupinus x reginus)

GARLIC is most closely related to…
Lily (Lilium x hybrida)
Sundrops (Oenothera fruthicosa)
Stonecrop (Sedum spectabile)
Russian Sage (Pervoskia atriplicifolia)

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By Chuck