66 Funny Plant Names for Your Plant Babies

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When you name your plants, it gives them an identity. This makes it easier for you to take care of them well.

Gone are the days when naming plants was a bit off the wall, now everyone does it! But naming a plant can be difficult. Most owners try to choose a funny plant name that makes them smile every time they go to water their plants. From Skunk Cabbage to Taylor Swift, there is a wide array of plant names listed here. Here, we have come up with a list of the best funny names for your plants. Enjoy!

For more plant name ideas, check out these flower names for girls and flower names for boys.

Funny Plant Names For Cacti

Funny Plant Names For Cacti https://images.unsplash.com/photo-1586275381277-ef645628e280?ixlib=rb-1.2.1&ixid=eyJhcHBfaWQiOjEyMDd9&auto=format&fit=crop&w=751&q=80  (Find funny cacti names here.)  Cacti have a unique look, they are strong and spiny and mostly green. They deserve great funny names from this list.  1. Avocado (Spanish Origin) the name of a popular soft green fruit, the irony of this one makes it funny.  2. Dia (English origin) inspired by the genus of cacti.   3. Jim (English Origin) meaning "supplant".  4. Katniss, for fans of 'The Hunger Games'.  5. Oxalis, a type of cacti found in Brazil and Mexico.  6. Pointy, meaning "sharp point".  7. Pearl (English Origin) this is a cactus grown in hanging baskets.  8. Ruby (English Origin) the leaves of this plant blush in red color, and so it got the name Ruby.   9. Ruff (German Origin) meaning "red haired".  10. Spike (American Origin) meaning "long" or "heavy nail".  11. Woody (American Origin) meaning "cartoonish" or"tree".  Funny Plant Names For Flowering Plants Here are some common names of flowers and flowering plants that could be funny and cute nicknames!  12. Bloom (Multiple origins) meaning "fragrant floral".  13. Blossom (English origin) meaning "to bloom".  14. Butcher's Broom, is a little evergreen shrub.   15. Cockle (French origin) meaning "a shell".  16. Corpse Flower, this flower takes forever to bloom and has a really foul odor.   17. Florence (Latin Origin) meaning "prosperous".  18. Hana (French Origin)  meaning "blessed".  19. Kangaroo Paws, is a plant which looks a little like kangaroo feet.  20. Kitty (English Origin) meaning "pure".  21. Lawrence (English Origin) meaning "bright".  22. Linda (Spanish Origin) meaning "pretty".  23. Lizzie (Multiple origins) meaning "God is abundance".  24. Mousetail, is a plant with deep maroon blooms with tail-like tips.   25. Orlando Bloom, the perfect name for flowering plants.   26. Rihana (Irish Origin) meaning "sweet basil".  27. Selma (Multiple Origin) meaning "peaceful".  28. Skunk Cabbage, the name of a unique plant that emits enough heat to melt snow.  29. Shaggy Soldier, is a plant that closely resembles the Dahlia.  30. Sneezewort (Multiple origins) after the flower that makes you sneeze.  31. Sherwood, (English origin) means "bright forest".   32. Sticky, after the sticky flowering plant; a great nickname for a child who loves to stick to you.  33. Sweetie (English origin) meaning "sweet or gentle'.  Funny Plant Names For Succulents Succulent plants are considered to be good luck to own. A succulent either does not have leaves or has very small leaves. They are much easier to care for indoors. Here are some funny name ideas for succulents.  34. Azul (Spanish origin) meaning "the color blue".  35. Burnie Sanders, a cute punny name for your aloe that has the power to heal burns.   36. Canoe (English origin) a succulent plant name meaning "snake plant".  37. Goldie (English origin) meaning "made of gold".  38. Goodie (English origin) meaning "good".  39. Greenie (English origin) meaning "natural".  40. Lola (Multiple origins) meaning "sorrows".  41. Meadow (American origin) meaning "field of grass or vegetation".  42. Melonie, is a hilarious name for a plant with leaves striped in the pattern of a watermelon.   43. Plum (Multiple origins) meaning "capacity or limit".  44. Sakura (Japanese origin) meaning "cherry blossom".  45. Sylvia (English origin) the name of a thorny plant found in the woods.  46.Topaz (English origin) meaning "golden gem".  Funny Names For Monstera Plants https://images.unsplash.com/photo-1564510714597-3a775f297ef5?ixlib=rb-1.2.1&ixid=eyJhcHBfaWQiOjEyMDd9&auto=format&fit=crop&w=750&q=80  (Find Monstera plant names here.)  Monstera plants have many big leaves. We think these plants deserve a cheesy and funny name, don't you agree? Have a look here for some ideas.  47. Barbara (Greek origin) meaning "strange". The ideal name for a weird and wonderful plant.  48. Bruce (English origin) meaning "willowlands". A great name for a majestic plant.   49. Cheesecake (Greek origin) meaning "thanks". This is such a cute plant name.  50. Christofern, a funny spin on the name Christopher.   51. Creep (English origin) meaning "move slowly or hang heavy". Use this for your creeper.   52. Edna (Hebrew origin) meaning "rebirth". Great for a resilient plant.   53. Gillyweed, after the magical plant from 'Harry Potter' that lets you breathe underwater.  54. Mark (English origin) meaning "polite" or "shining".   55. Marty, is a great name for your zebra plant if you love animated movies, especially 'Madagascar'!  56. Morgan Treeman, because we can only imagine how regal a tree named after this star will look!  57. Medusa, the perfect name for a snake plant.   58. Nervous Nancy, a great name to give your nerve plant.   59. Pauline (Multiple origins) meaning "humble to small".   60. Peanut Butter (American origin) meaning "happy". An adorable name for a cute plant.   61. Richard (Hebrew origin) meaning "strong". For the plant that promises to be hardy!  62. Steve (Greek origin) meaning "victorious". This plant shall never fail.  The Funniest Names For Snake Plants Many people love to have a snake plant in their home as snake plants help to filter the indoor air making the air clean and pure. It is also an incredibly cool looking plant that deserves a great name. Let's take a look at the best names for snake plants here.  63. Bill, this is the most apt name for a money plant or money tree, don't you think?  64. Charlotte, the perfect name for your spider plant, after the story 'Charlotte's Web'.   65. Chloe (Greek origin) meaning "green shoot".  66. Taylor Swift (Multiple origins) meaning "eternal beauty". This celebrity name is bound to make your plant stand out!  Kidadl has lots of great names articles to inspire you. If you liked our suggestions for funny plant names then take a look at these pink flower names, or for something different these flower names for dogs!

Cacti have a unique look, they are strong and spiny and mostly green. They deserve great funny names from this list.

1. Avocado (Spanish Origin) the name of a popular soft green fruit, the irony of this one makes it funny.

2. Dia (English origin) inspired by the genus of cacti.

3. Jim (English Origin) meaning "supplant".

4. Katniss, for fans of 'The Hunger Games'.

5. Oxalis, a type of cacti found in Brazil and Mexico.

6. Pointy, meaning "sharp point".

7. Pearl (English Origin) this is a cactus grown in hanging baskets.

8. Ruby (English Origin) the leaves of this plant blush in red color, and so it got the name Ruby.

9. Ruff (German Origin) meaning "red haired".

10. Spike (American Origin) meaning "long" or "heavy nail".

11. Woody (American Origin) meaning "cartoonish" or"tree".

Funny Plant Names For Flowering Plants

Here are some common names of flowers and flowering plants that could be funny and cute nicknames!

12. Bloom (Multiple origins) meaning "fragrant floral".

13. Blossom (English origin) meaning "to bloom".

14. Butcher's Broom, is a little evergreen shrub.

15. Cockle (French origin) meaning "a shell".

16. Corpse Flower, this flower takes forever to bloom and has a really foul odor.

17. Florence (Latin Origin) meaning "prosperous".

18. Hana (French Origin)  meaning "blessed".

19. Kangaroo Paws, is a plant which looks a little like kangaroo feet.

20. Kitty (English Origin) meaning "pure".

21. Lawrence (English Origin) meaning "bright".

22. Linda (Spanish Origin) meaning "pretty".

23. Lizzie (Multiple origins) meaning "God is abundance".

24. Mousetail, is a plant with deep maroon blooms with tail-like tips.

25. Orlando Bloom, the perfect name for flowering plants.

26. Rihana (Irish Origin) meaning "sweet basil".

27. Selma (Multiple Origin) meaning "peaceful".

28. Skunk Cabbage, the name of a unique plant that emits enough heat to melt snow.

29. Shaggy Soldier, is a plant that closely resembles the Dahlia.

30. Sneezewort (Multiple origins) after the flower that makes you sneeze.

31. Sherwood, (English origin) means "bright forest".

32. Sticky, after the sticky flowering plant; a great nickname for a child who loves to stick to you.

33. Sweetie (English origin) meaning "sweet or gentle'.

Funny Plant Names For Succulents

Succulent plants are considered to be good luck to own. A succulent either does not have leaves or has very small leaves. They are much easier to care for indoors. Here are some funny name ideas for succulents.

34. Azul (Spanish origin) meaning "the color blue".

35. Burnie Sanders, a cute punny name for your aloe that has the power to heal burns.

36. Canoe (English origin) a succulent plant name meaning "snake plant".

37. Goldie (English origin) meaning "made of gold".

38. Goodie (English origin) meaning "good".

39. Greenie (English origin) meaning "natural".

40. Lola (Multiple origins) meaning "sorrows".

41. Meadow (American origin) meaning "field of grass or vegetation".

42. Melonie, is a hilarious name for a plant with leaves striped in the pattern of a watermelon.

43. Plum (Multiple origins) meaning "capacity or limit".

44. Sakura (Japanese origin) meaning "cherry blossom".

45. Sylvia (English origin) the name of a thorny plant found in the woods.

46.Topaz (English origin) meaning "golden gem".

Funny Names For Monstera Plants

Monstera plants have many big leaves. We think these plants deserve a cheesy and funny name, don't you agree? Have a look here for some ideas.

47. Barbara (Greek origin) meaning "strange". The ideal name for a weird and wonderful plant.

48. Bruce (English origin) meaning "willowlands". A great name for a majestic plant.

49. Cheesecake (Greek origin) meaning "thanks". This is such a cute plant name.

50. Christofern, a funny spin on the name Christopher.

51. Creep (English origin) meaning "move slowly or hang heavy". Use this for your creeper.

52. Edna (Hebrew origin) meaning "rebirth". Great for a resilient plant.

53. Gillyweed, after the magical plant from 'Harry Potter' that lets you breathe underwater.

54. Mark (English origin) meaning "polite" or "shining".

55. Marty, is a great name for your zebra plant if you love animated movies, especially 'Madagascar'!

56. Morgan Treeman, because we can only imagine how regal a tree named after this star will look!

57. Medusa, the perfect name for a snake plant.

58. Nervous Nancy, a great name to give your nerve plant.

59. Pauline (Multiple origins) meaning "humble to small".

60. Peanut Butter (American origin) meaning "happy". An adorable name for a cute plant.

61. Richard (Hebrew origin) meaning "strong". For the plant that promises to be hardy!

62. Steve (Greek origin) meaning "victorious". This plant shall never fail.

The Funniest Names For Snake Plants

Many people love to have a snake plant in their home as snake plants help to filter the indoor air making the air clean and pure. It is also an incredibly cool looking plant that deserves a great name. Let's take a look at the best names for snake plants here.

63. Bill, this is the most apt name for a money plant or money tree, don't you think?

64. Charlotte, the perfect name for your spider plant, after the story 'Charlotte's Web'.

65. Chloe (Greek origin) meaning "green shoot".

66. Taylor Swift (Multiple origins) meaning "eternal beauty". This celebrity name is bound to make your plant stand out!

Kidadl has lots of great names articles to inspire you. If you liked our suggestions for funny plant names then take a look at these pink flower names, or for something different these flower names for dogs!

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