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An English Country Garden

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An English Country Garden game quiz
"Flowers, flowers everywhere, that's what people think of when they think of an English country garden. Here are some perennial favourites."

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1. This perennial herb likes damp meadows and has a very sweet smell. What is it?
    Sweet rocket
    Fennel
    Meadow sweet
    Ground elder


2. Plants from the Monarda family are more popularly known as what?
    Bee balm
    Hollyhock
    Butterfly bush
    Borage


3. This is one of the few plants on which you can change the colour of the flowers. Cottage gardeners used to use rusty nails to do this. What is it?
    Lupin
    Hydrangea
    Lilac
    Sage


4. Folklore says that if you plant this by your roses it will keep away greenfly. Plant what?
    Garlic
    Sage
    Coriander
    Gladioli


5. This memorable flower has small blue flowers, self seeds prolifically and flowers in the Spring. What is it called?
    Forget-Me-Not
    Borage
    Johnsons Blue Geranium
    Bellis Daisy


6. Hardy geraniums (as opposed to pelargoniums) are often called by what other name?
    Queen Anne's Lace
    Cranesbill
    Dead Nettle
    Lady's Bedstraw


7. Which shrub is also known as tree mallow or rose mallow?
    Lavender
    Lavatera
    Lilac
    Lupin


8. The daffodil has what old English name?
    Spring harbinger
    Spring cheer
    Lenten rose
    Lenten lily


9. Tall, usually shades of blue, spires of flowers which are said to resemble dolphins. Which plant am I describing?
    Night scented stock
    Acanthus
    Delphinium
    Allium


10. This giant of the cottage garden is in the same species as the mallow. Growing to anything up to 12ft tall it comes in a massive range of colours. Which short lived perennial is it?
    Cosmos
    Hollyhock
    Sedum
    Sunflower


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Compiled Aug 04 12