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)
POTATO is most closely related to…
Cupflower (Nierembergia caerula)
Dahlia (Dalhlia sp.)
Crocus (Crocus vernus)
Obedient Plant (Physostegia virginiana)

SPINACH is most closely related to…
Cranesbill (Geranium dalmaticum)
Joe Pye Weed (Eupatorium purpureum)
Lamb’s Ear (Stachys byzantina)
Love-Lies-Bleeding (Amaranthus caudatus)

CAULIFLOWER is most closely related to…
Rock Cress (Aubrieta deltoides)
Cone flowr (Echinacea purpurea)
Baby’s Breath (Gypsophilia paniculata)
Delphinium (Delphinium elatum)

GREEN BEAN is most closely related to…
Sweet Woodruff (Galium odoratum)
Foxglove (Digitalis ambigua)
Mimosa (Mimosa pudica)
Bleeding Heart (Dicentra spectabilis)

ONION is most closely related to…
Delphinium (De;[hinium belladonna)
Sneezewort (Helenium autumnale)
Sweet William (dianthus barbatus)
Ammaryllis (Hippeastrum hybrid)

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