Blooms & Flowers Trivia Questions & Answers

1.In "Romeo and Juliet," Shakespeare wrote, "INTOs in a name? That which we call a rose, by any other name would [sm--- as sw---]."

2.The correct spelling of the flower that is also known as a "mum" is "chrissanthymum." True or False.

3.What bloom-related term described the hippie ideals of the 1960s that love was the answer and war was wrong?

4.A frenzy in Holland in the 17th century over the sale of a particular flower bulb became known as "[--lip] mania."

5.In Greek mythology, what flower appeared in the spot where a vain man died after falling in love with his own reflection?

6.Vanilla flavouring comes from the pods of a particular group of tropical orchid plants.

7.The fuchsia is a flower as well as a word used to describe what colour?

8.A mentally challenged man named Charlie has experimental surgery that makes him highly intelligent in which floral-related short story by Daniel Keyes? [----ers For Al---non]

9.What is the other name for a cornflower? [-----lor's but--n]

10.What flower is also the first name of Nick's cousin and Gatsby's love in F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby"?

11.The saguaro cactus flower is the state flower of which US state?

12.A simple love poem often begins with the well-known floral line "Roses are red, [---lets --- b---]."

13.Which of these is NOT part of a flower?

14.Christopher Plummer describes the edelweiss flower as "small and white, clean and bright" in the song "Edelweiss" from which musical?

15.A good year for Van Gogh flower paintings was 1987, as "[S----ow--s]" was auctioned in March for $39.9 million USD and "Irises" sold at auction for $53.9 million USD in November.

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