Perry's Perennial Pages, Perennial Arcade Quiz

New Perennials

Here are a few good new (or relatively new for 2008) perennials.  Match cultivars to their genus.   answers below.
 
cultivar genus
1.  Encore a.  Heuchera (Coralbells)
2.  Mardi Gras b. Helenium (Helen's flower)
3. Low Down c. Helianthus (Perennial sunflower)
4.Big Blue d. Sedum (Sedum)
5. Oranges and Lemons e. Solidago (Goldenrod)
6. Snow Fairy f.  Pennisetum (Foxtail grass)
7. Regal Red g. Caryopteris (Caryopteris)
8. Foxtrot h. Eryngium (Sea holly)
9. Little Lemon i. Gaillardia (Blanket flower)
10. Blue Spruce j. Athyrium (Painted fern)

 

Answers:

1. a

2. b

3. c

4. h

5. i

6. g

7. j

8. f

9. e

10. d


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