A bouquet of summer flowers

What better way to add a colourful, fresh, fragrant touch to your summer days than with flowers? Decipher the clues in the quiz below to discover the English names of different flowers to plant in your summer garden.

Instructions: Each question below consists of a series of clues. First, find the term that corresponds to each clue: for example, little (informal) + shelter = li’l + lee. Then string the terms together to get the whole word: in this case, lily. But be careful! As with lee and ly, you may have to rely on sound—and ignore spelling—to find the final answer!

1. state of confusion + exclamation of excitement
2. protector + senior university official + you (informal)
3. your male child + baking ingredient
4. French for "there" + seller
5. happy + exclamation of excitement + old (informal) + pronoun
6. plead + possess + leg joint + one
7. stow away + variety + exclamation
8. ice cream container + blossom
9. gleeful + valuable yellow metal
10. greeting + thick soup made from shellfish + swear