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28 Flower-Inspired Baby Names That Aren't "Rose"

You'll want to grow one from your "lady garden."

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1. Dahlia

Dahlia is a beautiful herbaceous plant that originated in Mexico.

2. Iris

Iris is a purple flower that gets its name from the Greek word for rainbow.

3. Gardenia

Gardenia is a fragrant and lovely white flower.
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Gardenia is a fragrant and lovely white flower.

4. Acacia

Acacia is a thorny shrub.

5. Camellia

Camellia is a beautiful flower from Asia.

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6. Lilac

Lilac is a light purple flower with a beautiful scent.

7. Marigold

Marigolds are appropriately named for their golden color.

8. Poppy

Poppies are a colorful flower you might remember from The Wizard of Oz.
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Poppies are a colorful flower you might remember from The Wizard of Oz.

9. Zahara

Is from "Zinnia Zahara" — a flowery bush.

10. Senna

Senna is a large flowering plant, and the flowers are small and yellow.

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11. Clover

Clovers are green and by some considered lucky when they have four leaves.

12. Aster

Aster is a stunning bright purple flower.

13. Magnolia

Magnolias are gorgeous flowers that grow on trees.
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Magnolias are gorgeous flowers that grow on trees.

14. Violet

Violets, much like their name, are violet in color.

15. Juniper

Junipers come from bushes.

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16. Laurel

Laurel is a tree with glossy green leaves.

17. Azalea

Azalea is a flowering shrub, often purple or pink in color.

18. Tulip

Tulips are a popular flower because of their beauty and various colors.
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Tulips are a popular flower because of their beauty and various colors.

19. Zinnia

Is from "Zinnia Zahara" — a flowery bush.

20. Lily

Lily is already a popular name and flower.

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21. Ren

In Japanese, the meaning of the name Ren is "lotus."

22. Begonia

Begonias resemble roses and can be found in many gardens.

23. Ivy

Ivy is a green leafy plant.
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Ivy is a green leafy plant.

24. Olive

The olive flower is a small white flower.

25. Jessamine

Jessamine is a stunning yellow flower.

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26. Hazel

Hazel is a tree that produces hazelnuts.

27. Flora

Flora means "flower."
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Flora means "flower."

28. Calla

The name Calla in Greek means "beauty." It's short for calla lily.

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