Bouncing bulbs are jumping all around the greenhouse. Can you help sort them out and figure out the hidden word?
(Note: the answer is something from Harry Potter)
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Each rectangle of letters gives
the name of a Harry Potter character, ignoring repeated letters.
ERNIE (Macmillan), VERNON (Dursley), AMOS (Diggory), (Madam) HOOCH, RUFUS (Scrimgeour), MARVOLO (Gaunt, or Tom ... Riddle).
ALECTO (Carrow), ARGUS (Filch), REGULUS (Arcturus Black), ANTHONY (Goldstein), REMUS (Lupin).
At first I'd thought the dots in some rectangles would be
missing letters, and we'd need to figure out what to add and then make an anagram, but the REMUS in the bottom right was too good not to be true. Funnily enough the top left with an extra F would be FENRIR, and bottom left with an extra M would be CATTERMOLE, but just 1 extra letter wouldn't fit either of those anyway.
Ernie, Vernon, Rufus, Hooch, Amos, Marvolo, Alecto, Argus, Regulus, Anthony, Remus: the letters EVRHAMAARAR don't spell anything. Could be this is another anagram to be solved though ...
Macmillan, Dursley, Scrimgeour, Rolanda, Diggory, Gaunt, Carrow, Filch, Black, Goldstein, Lupin: the letters MDSRDGCFBGL don't spell anything either, nor do they anagram to anything (no vowels).
Another idea is to
follow the order of letters within the configurations given, which in some cases could spell out letters:
We can clearly see some letters, especially on the bottom row which almost looks like SNAPE, but especially the third one on the top row seems to make no sense.
Thanks to Stiv, this does indeed make sense if we just simplify the tracks a bit:
and the answer is
DEVIL'S SNARE, another Harry Potter thing which would fit in the "greenhouse" as stated in the OP.
Each box has the first names of Harry Potter characters scrambled: ERNIE, VERNON, RUFUS, CHO, AMOS, MARVOLO, ALECTO, ARGUS, REGULUS, ANTHONY, REMUS. Tracing the names from letter to letter reveals the letters DEVILS SNARE, a plant from Harry Potter.