Perry's Perennial Pages, Perennial Arcade Quiz

Hardy New Perennials

Match the  perennial to its description.  All are hardy to USDA zone 4, unless noted.  answers below.
 
1.  False Anemone (Anemonopsis) a. dark purplish-red flowers, non-drooping, mid-summer, 3ft tall
2.  Route 66 Tickseed (Coreopsis) b. white flowers in spring, 12in. high, dark green leaves with brown spots
3.  Vintage wine coneflower (Echinacea) c. ferny foliage, blue flowers in small clusters in summer, fragrant, 12in. tall
4.  Limelight barrenwort (Epimedium) d. white flowers in spring, oak-like leaves with brown veins, 10in. tall
5.  Tiny Jackpot sea holly (Eryngium) e. pink star flowers early season, red stems, reddish leaves, 2ft. tall
6.  Frosted Elegance Joe Pye (Eupatorium) f. red-orange flowers, yellow centers/edges, flowers all summer, 10in. tall
7. Jazzy Wheeler blanket flower (Gaillardia) g. pink flowers in late summer, bluish leaves with yellow edges, zone 5, 3-4ft. tall
8. Pink Profusion bowman's root (Gillenia) h.  yellow flowers, red centers; 2 ft high and wide
9.  Northern Lights Jacob's Ladder (Polemonium) i. zone 5, 12in. high, deep lavender flowers, variegated leaves
10.  Timbuktu foamflower (Tiarella) j. woodland plant, lavender flowers late season, 2-3ft. tall

 

Answers:

1.  j

2.  h

3.  a

4.  b

5.  i

6.  g

7.  f

8.  e

9.  c

10. d


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