Sunday Puzzler: April 17

Welcome to the third of this regular Sunday post to tease you as you have your Sunday tea and toast. All you have to do is identify the plants* and take the first letter of each and arrange them to make the name of an Irish County.

Answer tomorrow.

Good luck!

4

8

3

5

7

6

2

1

* You need to use the botanical name of the genus, not a common name. This is because common names vary. But it is just the genus, nothing else:

For example

calendula2

This would be calendula, not marigold.

 

 

 

 

6 Comments on “Sunday Puzzler: April 17”

  1. Chloris
    April 17, 2016 at 9:17 am #

    Monaghan. The 7 th one got me baffled though, it looks like a Tweedia but it can’ t be. It has to be H.

  2. Chloris
    April 17, 2016 at 9:19 am #

    Ah, got it! Tweedia is now called Oxypetalum.

    • thebikinggardener
      April 17, 2016 at 5:41 pm #

      YAY. well done. I did think of that as being a problem so you did very well. Congratulations. Just got back from Fota where there was a plant fair.

  3. derrickjknight
    April 17, 2016 at 6:50 pm #

    A real struggle and a bit of guesswork (including a letter count) gives us Monaghan

    • thebikinggardener
      April 17, 2016 at 6:59 pm #

      well done 🙂 maybe a shorter one next week then!

      • derrickjknight
        April 17, 2016 at 7:20 pm #

        Thanks. Keep them coming. They are fun, but I couldn’t do them without my Head Gardener

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