Gardening & Plants General Knowledge #1

Can you answer these questions related to gardening & plants?
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What is the term for the science of gardening?
Horticulture
What term refers to the science of plants, including their structure and ecology?
Botany
What garden was one of the Seven Ancient Wonders of the World?
Hanging Gardens of Babylon
What color is a Welsh poppy?
Yellow
What's another name for a Mountain Ash tree?
Rowan
What's the largest flower in the world?
Rafflesia
What is the only fruit that bears seeds on the outside?
Strawberry
What type of tree contains all five English vowels in its name?
Sequoia
What tree's bark provided the first form of aspirin?
Willow
What is the largest family of succulent plants, commonly found in arid zones?
Cactus
What's the common name of the plant also known as pissabed, priest's crown and telltime?
Dandelion
What poisonous plant was venerated by druids and absorbed into the Christmas season?
Mistletoe
What city introduced the garden hose to Europe in 1672?
Amsterdam
What is the term for an artificially dwarfed Asian tree or bush?
Bonsai
What country did the idea of a grassy lawn originate in?
Greece
What castle in Germany built the first known greenhouse?
Heidelberg Castle
What nation popularized flower pots around 1230 BC?
Egypt
What country invented the wheelbarrow?
China
What vegetable family are pumpkins a member of?
Squash
What nut was the first to be cultivated?
Almond
What scandalous crop was grown by both George Washington and Thomas Jefferson?
Marijuana
What famous gardens sit ten miles outside London?
Kew Gardens
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Level 76
May 26, 2015
Nice.
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Level 46
Feb 4, 2017
you should accept Sorbus for the mountain ash question, just sayin
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Level 65
Aug 4, 2018
Agree
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Level 67
May 24, 2019
Fun. I got 18/22.