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Interactive Perennial Quiz #3--Perennial Geraniums

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1. Which is NOT a feature of 'Ann Folkard'?

realiably hardy to zone 3
trailing, climbing or scrambling habit
light green to chartreuse leaves
a natural hybrid between procurrens and psilostemon

2. The "Bloody Cranesbill" refers to which species?

lividus
psilostemon
phaeum
sanguineum

3. Which species is called the Mourning Widow, due to its hanging dark red flowers?

phaeum
pratense
platypetalum
oxonianum

4. 'Ballerina' is short, lilac pink flowers, has won many awards, and was introduced by Bloom's Nursery. Its species is:

cinereum
dalmaticum
sanguineum
cantabrigiense

5. Which is NOT a feature of x cantabrigiense?

named for Cambridge, England where is was developed
was a cross of macrorrhizum and dalmaticum
popular 'Biokovo' belongs here
grows to 30" tall

6. Which cultivar is NOT macrorrhizum, the Bigroot Geranium?

'Czakor'
'Ingwersen's Variety'
'Karmina'
'Spressart'

7. Which is NOT a cultivar of sanguineum?

'John Elsley'
'Cambridge'
'Max Frei'
'Lancastriense'

8. Which species is native to the Northeastern U.S.?

cinereum
maculatum
pennsylvanicum
magnificum

9. Which species has dull, gray-green leaves, shallowly lobed, with white flowers marked with violet veins?

cantabrigiense
cinereum
macrorrhizum
renardii

10. This species is 3 ft tall, with early purplish violet flowers. It is likely:

sanguineum
endressii
procurrens
sylvaticum
 
 


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