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How much do you really know about the gardens of the world?

From carpets of tulips to artist-inspired green spaces, the world’s gardens have so much to inspire travellers whether you are green-fingered or not…

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1. How many flower bulbs are planted at Keukenhof, Netherlands every year?

Three million

Seven million

Five million

One million

2. In which country would you find this Supertree Grove?

Malaysia

Singapore

Thailand

Japan

3. Where would you be if you were exploring the UK’s only outdoor jungle?

Chelsea Physic Garden

The Lost Gardens of Heligan

RHS Harlow Carr

Mount Stewart

4. Where in the world is the largest natural flower garden?

Dubai

San Francisco

Cape Town

Delhi

5. What is one of the main highlights at Powerscourt Garden in Ireland?

Its large waterfall

Its large collection of exotic flowers

Its large Pet Cemetery

Its large collection of statues

6. Kew Gardens was once home to which of the following animals?

Lions

Kangaroos

Bears

Zebras

7. Which of the following is another name for the ancient wonder of the world, The Hanging Gardens of Babylon?

The Hanging Gardens of Mesopotamia

The Gardens of Nebuchadnezzar

The Hanging Gardens of Semiramis

The Hanging Gardens of Nineveh

8. Which plant is so important in Japan that it is mentioned in the country’s national anthem?

Cherry tree

Maple

Moss

Bonsai

9. Which famous painter said: “I’m good for nothing except painting and gardening.”

Turner

Van Gogh

Monet

Constable

10. What is the name of this spectacular French garden?

The Gardens of Versailles

The Gardens of the Château de Villandry

The Hanging Gardens of Marqueyssac

The Gardens at Château de Vaux le Vicomte

11. The largest indoor rainforest in the world can be found at…

Giardini Botanici Villa Taranto, Italy

The Eden Project, UK

Volksgarten, Austria

Longwood Gardens, USA

12. Which of the following is not an attraction in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park?

Blackberry Hill Waterfall

Bison Paddock

Japanese Tea Garden

Conservatory of Flowers

13. Where is this stunning garden?

Morocco

Mexico

Spain

Malaysia

14. What’s the name of this Gaudi-inspired Barcelona green space?

Parc de la Ciutadella

Park Guëll

Laribal Gardens

Mossèn Cinto Verdaguer Gardens

15. The Middlemist camellia is the world’s rarest flower. In which countries can you find the two remaining examples?

UK and New Zealand

China and Japan

Thailand and Vietnam

Australia and New Zealand

16. Which type of tree is the Survivor Tree in Ground Zero Memorial Garden in New York?

Pear tree

Apple tree

Cherry tree

Plum tree

17. In which Thai garden would you find a replica of the UK landmark Stonehenge?

Nong Nooch Tropical Garden

Phuket Botanic Garden

Araksa Tea Garden

Queen Sirikit Botanical Garden

18. What is particularly interesting about this Sunflower Garden?

It is on top of a sports stadium

It is at the top of a skyscraper

It is in an airport

It is on a cruise ship

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