Can You Identify These Red Flowers?

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Khadija L.

6 Min Quiz

What is the correct name of this flower?

Chrysanthemum, sometimes called mums, are flowering plants native to Asia and northeastern Europe. They come in a wide variety of colors, one of the most popular is red.

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The flower in the image is called the ____________.

Tulips are spring-blooming flowering plants that were originally found in Southern Europe, all the way to Central Asia. They can be found in many gardens and parks in a variety of colors, including red.

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Which of the following names corresponds to this flower?

Geranium is a genus of plants which includes more than 400 species of plants. These beautiful flowers can be found growing in many different types of soil, where they bloom into many colors, including red.

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The picture shown here is of __________.

Amaryllis is a flowering bulb consisting of two species of plants cultivated around the world. They are available in many different colors, one of the favorites is red.

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What is the name given to this flower?

Dianthus is a genus of 300 species of flowering plants (including the carnation) which are native to Europe and Asia, and one species in the arctic regions of North America. These pretty flowers bloom in a number of colors, the most vibrant of which is red.

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This red flower's name is ____________.

Freesia is a genus of perennial flowering plants native to southern Africa. Many of the flowers are bicolored, including the red which is seen with yellow on the inner parts of the flower.

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What is this flower called?

Azaleas are spring-blooming flowering shrubs which can be found on several continents. These plants, which belong to the Rhododendron genus, come in a variety of colors, including red.

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Which of the following red flowers is shown here?

Pentas are a genus of flowering plants which can be found growing in tropical regions of southern African countries. These flowers are extremely popular with butterflies and come in a variety of bright colors, including red.

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This flower is called _____________.

Alstroemeria, better known as the Peruvian lily, is a genus of flowering plants, all of which are native to South America. Many hybrids and cultivars have been developed, one of which is red, which is available with and without markings.

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What is this flower known as?

Gerbera is a genus of flowering plants known for having a large capitulum and two-lipped ray florets. They are sold in a number of colors, including red and pink.

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This flower is the ______________.

Columbine is a genus of about 60 species of perennial flowering plants which can be found growing at higher altitudes in the Northern Hemisphere. These flowers have spurred petals which can be seen in colors, including red.

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What is the name of this flower?

Anemone is a genus which includes 200 species of flowering plants native to temperate zones all over the world. These favorite garden plants bloom in a number of colors, including red.

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Which of these flowers is seen in the image?

Ranunculus is a genus of more than 500 species of plants known for their bright colors and for being opportunistic colonizers of gardens. They come in a variety of colors, one of which is red.

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What is the correct name of this flower?

Zinnia is a genus of plants which belongs to the daisy family and can be found growing from North to South America. Many of the flowers are bi-colored, including the red one.

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The flower in the image is called the ____________.

The sweet pea is a flowering plant which is native to southern Italy as well as the Aegean Islands. These climbing plants come in a variety of colors, including red.

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Which of the following names corresponds to the flower?

Begonia is a genus of flowering plants that includes almost 2,000 species. They are native to subtropical and tropical regions where they are commonly kept as ornamental houseplants. One of the favorite colors of this plant is red.

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The picture shown here is of __________.

Cockscomb, so named because it looks like the head of a roster/cock, is a flowering plant which can be found growing in India, Africa, and South America. They come in a number of colors, one of which is red.

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What is the name given to this flower?

A poppy is a flowering plant which is known to have many uses apart from as a garden plant. Some of the species are the source of opium, which has been used in analgesics and recreational drugs.

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This red flower's name is ____________.

Orchids are a family of flowering plants known for their bright colors, fragrances and meaning. One of the rarest and most exotic of these plants is the red one.

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What is this flower called?

Roses are perennial flowering plants which include​ more than 100 different species. These prickly plants are can be found in many different gardens and they are a favorite on Valentine’s Day, especially the red ones.

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Which of the following red flowers is shown here?

Calla lilies are a type of flowering plant native to the temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere. While they are mostly seen in white, these flowers are also available in red.

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This flower is called _____________.

Hibiscus is a genus of flowering plants comprised of hundreds of species which are native to tropical and subtropical regions. The flowers come in a variety of colors, one of which is red.

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What is this flower known as?

Egyptian star cluster is a species of flowering plants native to Africa and Yemen. These flowers are typically seen in butterfly gardens, in different colors, including white, pink and red.

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This flower is the ______________.

Peonies are flowering plants native to parts of Europe, Asia, and North America. These spring-blooming fragrant flowers come in a number of colors, including purple and red

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What is the name of this flower?

Sunflowers are a genus which consists of 70 species of plants so named because their florets are reminiscent of the sun’s rays. They are typically seen in yellow, but they also come in other colors, including red.

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Which of these flowers is seen in the image?

Dahlia is a genus of perennial plants native to Mexico. The summer-blooming flowers come in a wide variety of colors, and although the most popular colors are pink and white, they also come in red, which is often seen with yellow.

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What is the correct name of this flower?

Camellia is a genus of flowering plants which can be found throughout Asia, from the Himalayas to Indonesia. More than 100 species have been described, many of which are found in a variety of colors, including red.

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The flower in the image is called the ____________.

Amaranthus is a genus of annual perennial plants which can be found around the world where it is cultivated as an ornamental plant. Its foliage ranges from purple to red but can also be found in gold.

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Which of the following names corresponds to the flower?

Hyacinth is a genus of fragrant flowering plants native to eastern Mediterranean regions. More than 2,000 cultivars were grown in colors that include pink, white, and red.

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The picture shown here is of __________.

Canna is a genus of flowering plants typically found growing in tropical and perennial regions. Many of the flowers come in a mixed color pattern, but a few of the solids include pink, yellow, and red.

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What is the name given to this flower?

Lycoris is a genus of 20 species of flowering plants native to regions of Asia and have been introduced to North Carolina. The plant is known to have a tall scape which bears an umbel of four to eight flowers which can be seen in white, yellow, and red.

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This red flower's name is ____________.

Petunias are a genus of flowering plants which originated in South America, where the Ancient Mayans believed that it had the power to chase away monsters from the underworld. They can be grown in a number of colors, including red.

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What is this flower called?

Coneflowers are a group of flowering plants which are found growing in eastern and central regions of North America. The flower can be seen in a variety of colors, the most popular of which is pink, but it is also seen in red.

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Which of the following red flowers is shown here?

Trumpet creepers, also called cow itch vine, are a species of flowering plants native to the United States. The woody vine can grow to more than 30 feet where the trumpet-shaped flowers can be seen growing in different colors, including red.

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This flower is called _____________.

Anthriumm is a genus of plants consisting of more than 1,000 species of plants, all of which are native to the Americas. It is mostly seen blooming red flowers but has been known to also grow white and pink.

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What is this flower known as?

The cardinal flower is a species of flowering plants native to North and Central America where they are used to help with swelling and rheumatism. The plant is typically seen growing with red flowers but also comes in pink and blue.

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This flower is the ______________.

Poinsettia, sometimes called the Santa Claus flower, is a plant species indigenous to Mexico. The flower is known for its green and red foliage and is usually seen in large quantities during the Christmas season.

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What is the name of this flower?

Lilies are a genus of flowering plants native to the temperate and subtropical regions in the northern hemisphere. These flowers are extremely popular in arrangements where they are typically seen in white, but can also be found in red.

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Which of these flowers is seen in the image?

Streptocarpus is a flowering plant native to different regions of Africa. There are several color variations, but the purple flower is very popular as a house plant, while the red can be found predominantly in the wild.

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What is the correct name of this flower?

Celosia is a genus of edible plants whose flower heads are said to resemble flame. They are mostly kept as ornamental plants and can be seen in a variety of colors, including yellow, pink, white, and red.

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About This Quiz

Flowers bloom at all different times of the year and many of the popular flowers that we see in different gardens and parks are known for the variety of colors in which they come. Apart from being seen growing outdoors, flowers are one of the important parts of many different occasions and can be seen present at everything from birthday parties and weddings to funerals. The color of the flowers used is also very important, and one of the most significant colors used is red. 

The color red evokes a lot of emotion and is often associated with words like compassion, love, desire, and vitality. It is also said to represent seduction and there is also a hint of danger also associated with this color. Red flowers draw a lot of attention to the places in which they are planted and because of that, many people include this color in their personal gardens. 

How well do you know the red flowers that you walk past almost every day? If you were shown a series of these flowers, would you be able to say what type it is by name? To test your knowledge on this subject, you should definitely take this quiz!

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