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Flower & Gardening Quiz

Activities for Seniors | By Debbie Davison
Here is a Flower and Gardening Quiz we have put together for you to share with your senior residents in aged care. 
A tropical flower named Strelitzia is also known as which kind of bird?
Bird of Paradise

Which flower can change its colour from blue to pink by adding acid into the soil?
Hydrangea

Which famous French artist painted a series of paintings of water lilies?
Claude Monet

Saffron is extracted from which flower?
Crocus flowers

From which movie does the song
Edelweiss come from?

The Sound of Music

What young girls name is associated with
Green Gables?

Anne

What flower does Dame Edna Everage give away at the end of each show?
Gladiolus


The Chelsea Flower Show is held in England every
year in what month?

May

In Holland which bulb was once worth
more than gold?

Tulip

Which flowers were once known as Gillyflowers?
Carnations

True or false, Gnomes are banned at the
Chelsea Flower Show?

True

Which flowering plant takes its name from the
Greek word for rainbow?

Iris

What colour is a Welsh poppy?
Yellow

What forest was Robin Hood associated with?
Sherwood Forest

Mary, Mary quite contrary how does your garden grow. What did Mary grow in her garden
in the nursery rhyme?

Silver Bells and Cockle Shells and
Pretty Maids all in a row


Japan has a cherry blossom season celebrated typically in what month?
April

In the song “A White Sports Coat” what flower
was mentioned?

Pink Carnation

Finish the words to this popular Dean Martin song,
I want some red roses for…

A blue lady

What flower shares its name with
Donald Ducks girlfriend?

Daisy

Name a flower that shares its name with also a
part of the eye?

Iris

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About the Author
Debbie Davison
Debbie is the owner of Memory Lane Therapy and an experienced Activity coordinator for Aged care. Her passion is Music, Arts, Crafts and making people Laugh and Smile.

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