Another 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. Mr. Plummer + two articles + ma
2. notice + reaction to something funny + protective shelter
3. coffee + dessert + tobacco (slang)
4. children’s card game + tow + pistol
5. sound of a summer bee + non-protruding navel + interjection of hesitation
6. what a Cockney breathes + lovely woman
7. at all times + naive + favourite children’s treat + small bunch of hair
8. cook + observed + Ms. Aglukark
9. donkey + wood-eater – tiny insect
10. yes (informal) + tier