Are you ready to put your floral knowledge to the petal to the metal? Then it’s time to stop and smell the roses with this bloomin’ brilliant quiz! From the firsts to the biggest, the weird to the most fascinating, this quiz is sure to be a stamen-dous challenge. So don’t be a wallflower, and let’s get started!
1. What is the oldest flower in the world?
2. What is the largest flower in the world?
3. What is the rarest flower in the world?
4. What is the world’s most common plant?
5. What is the world’s smallest flower?
6. What is the most poisonous flower in the world?
7. What is the most popular flower in the world?
8. What is the most important flower in the world?
9. What is the most expensive flower ever sold?
10. The ceroid cacti only blooms once a year at night and is also known as…
11. You’ve heard of carnivorous plants that eat bugs. Can you name the plant that can trap and eat frogs and mice?
12. What is the national flower of Japan?
13. What is the national flower of Mexico?
14. What is the national flower of India?
15. What is the first flower that blooms in the spring?
16. What is the weirdest-looking flower in the world?
17. What flower is used to make the traditional Japanese tea ceremony, matcha?
18. What is the most poisonous flower in North America?
19. What is the most popular flower for weddings?
20. What is the most popular flower for Valentine’s Day?
21. This flower is actually two flowers in one! It has consumable leaves and its name is also a popular women’s name.
22. What is the most expensive flower to grow?
23. Sunflowers are heliotropic. What does that mean?
24. Orchids are the largest family of flowering plants. How many species do they have?
25. This flower has over 100 species, and comes in a wide range of colors, including white, yellow, pink, and red. It’s been cultivated for thousands of years and it’s used for many purposes, including as a symbol of love and an ingredient in perfumes. Which flower am I describing?
26. A white lily is used as a symbol for modesty and new beginnings. What does an orange lily symbolize?
27. Where were tulips introduced?
28. The name peony comes from the Greek “Paeon”, the meaning of which in ancient Greek is…
29. What is the official flower for 1st wedding anniversaries?
30. What is the official 10th wedding anniversary flower?
31. The lotus flower can only come in variations and hues of these two colors.
32. An iris with thick, fuzzy patches on the flower falls is called a…
33. Chrysanthemum is derived from the Greek “chryos”, meaning gold, and “anthemon”, meaning…
34. Your hydrangeas will turn out bluer if the soil is more acidic. What color does an alkaline soil breed?
35. This flower grows on trees and produces pollen instead of nectar.
36. Which flower is famously used to make morphine?
37. This flower’s name originated from the Old English phrase that can roughly be translated as “day’s eye”.
38. These small blue flowers are associated with remembrance, which is especially evident through their name.
39. This flower is also known as “fairy cup” because of its connection to fairies according to Scottish legends.
40. Though native to Europe and Asia, violets are the state flower of this US state…
41. What flower is the official Mother’s Day flower in the USA?
42. Allegedly, who sent the first sweet pea seeds to England in the 17th century?
43. The gladiolus is a brightly colored flower native to Africa. If gladiolus is singular, what is the plural of the name?
44. What was the first plant grown in the ISS?
45. Which flowers have the most petals?
46. What flower is traditionally worn by Hawaiian women to indicate their marital status?
47. What flower is the national symbol of Wales?
48. What flower is associated with the goddess Venus in Greek mythology?
49. What flower is associated with the royal family of England?
50. What flower is a traditional symbol of the Chinese New Year?
51. What flower is used to make the popular French liqueur, Chartreuse?
52. What flower is used to make the traditional Hawaiian lei?
53. What flower is associated with the goddess Kali in Hindu mythology?
54. What flower is the official state flower of Texas?
55. What flower is a traditional symbol of Easter?
56. What flower is the official symbol of the Girl Scouts of the USA?
57. What flower is associated with the birth month of January?
58. What flower is used to make the traditional Indian spice, saffron?
59. What flower is associated with the birth month of October?
60. What flower is associated with the birth month of December?
61. What flower is a traditional symbol of the Persian New Year, Nowruz?
62. What flower is associated with the birth month of May?
63. You can use these flowers to replace onion in cooking.
64. Magnolias were named after this French botanist.
65. Which flower did the Wicked Witch poison in the Wizard of Oz?
66. What is another name for rudbeckia hirta?
67. Salvia is often used to purify objects and remove bacteria from the air through burning, and is commonly referred to as…
68. What is the tallest flower in the world?
69. What plant is also known as the Devil’s Nettle, Old Man’s Pepper, Old Man’s Mustard, Staunch Grass, Nosebleed, Devil’s Plaything, and Soldiers’ Woundwort?
70. Where do milkweeds get their name from?
71. This plant is used to make tequila and is pollinated by bats.
And there you have it, folks! If you enjoyed this quiz and want to keep your trivia knowledge in full bloom, be sure to check out other quizzes for more brain-bending challenges. Fauna does not fall far from flora. Here is some animal trivia that will keep you entertained for hours. Happy quizzing!