Gardening Quiz - Annuals - Container Plants 2 (Questions)

This is the second of our quizzes about container gardening. Test your knowledge and at the same time learn a little about Bidens and Ivy Geraniums, Nasturtiums and Surfinias. The multiple choice answers ensure that you can always make an educated guess!

Don’t forget that you can click on any of the pictures to expand them and take a closer look for the answer.

1. What is the name of the yellow-flowered plant that is providing a striking contrast to the red Geraniums?
[ ] Begonia
[ ] Bidens
[ ] Billbergia
[ ] Browallia
2. This is a closeup of a modern variety of which popular hanging basket plant?
[ ] Brachycome
[ ] Impatiens
[ ] Ivy Geranium
[ ] Petunia
3. Which of the following common names is NOT used for Lysimachia Nummularia?
[ ] Creeping Jenny
[ ] Moneywort
[ ] St John's Wort
[ ] Twopenny grass
4. Nasturtiums belong to which plant genus?
[ ] Trifolium
[ ] Trochodendron
[ ] Trollius
[ ] Tropaeolum
5. Surfinias are closely related to which common vegetable?
[ ] Asparagus
[ ] Cabbage
[ ] Carrot
[ ] Potato
6. What type of Begonia is this?
[ ] Selaginella
[ ] Selinum
[ ] Semperflorens
[ ] Sempervivum
7. This is a Diascia flower. How are named varieties propagated?
[ ] Cuttings
[ ] Division
[ ] Grafting
[ ] Stolons
8. What is the most popular variety of Bacopa for use in hanging baskets?
[ ] Shooting Stars
[ ] Snowflake
[ ] Sparklers
[ ] Twinkletoe
9. Which of the following plants is not present in this hanging basket?
[ ] Bacopa
[ ] Coleus
[ ] Impatiens
[ ] Tuberous Begonia
10. In this mixed assortment of annuals, which of the following plants is not present?
[ ] Brachycome
[ ] Impatiens
[ ] Lobelia
[ ] Petunia

 

Gardening Quiz - Annuals - Container Plants 2 (Answers)
1. What is the name of the yellow-flowered plant that is providing a striking contrast to the red Geraniums?
[ ] Begonia
[x] Bidens
[ ] Billbergia
[ ] Browallia
2. This is a closeup of a modern variety of which popular hanging basket plant?
[ ] Brachycome
[ ] Impatiens
[x] Ivy Geranium
[ ] Petunia
3. Which of the following common names is NOT used for Lysimachia Nummularia?
[ ] Creeping Jenny
[ ] Moneywort
[x] St John's Wort
[ ] Twopenny grass
St John's Wort is the common name of Hypericum
4. Nasturtiums belong to which plant genus?
[ ] Trifolium
[ ] Trochodendron
[ ] Trollius
[x] Tropaeolum
5. Surfinias are closely related to which common vegetable?
[ ] Asparagus
[ ] Cabbage
[ ] Carrot
[x] Potato
Both Surfinias and Potatoes belong to the Solanaceae family
6. What type of Begonia is this?
[ ] Selaginella
[ ] Selinum
[x] Semperflorens
[ ] Sempervivum
7. This is a Diascia flower. How are named varieties propagated?
[x] Cuttings
[ ] Division
[ ] Grafting
[ ] Stolons
8. What is the most popular variety of Bacopa for use in hanging baskets?
[ ] Shooting Stars
[x] Snowflake
[ ] Sparklers
[ ] Twinkletoe
9. Which of the following plants is not present in this hanging basket?
[ ] Bacopa
[ ] Coleus
[ ] Impatiens
[x] Tuberous Begonia
Coleus = red foliage, top left. Bacopa = white flowers. Impatiens = pink flowers top centre
10. In this mixed assortment of annuals, which of the following plants is not present?
[ ] Brachycome
[x] Impatiens
[ ] Lobelia
[ ] Petunia
Brachcome = lilac flowers in centre. Lobelia = small blue and purple flowers in top right. Petunia = blue and white flowers in top left and pink flowers in bottom right