Cute Names for Pet Plants - Watering House Plants in Yellow Pots on a White Background

In this post, you will find 150+ cute names for pet plants.

All pet parents want to find the perfect names for their animal babies. It’s a growing trend to name your plant babies as well.

After all, houseplants are not just decorations. They are living beings and even family members.

Keep reading to discover cute and original name ideas for your pet plant.

How to choose a name for a pet plant

Choosing a name for a pet plant might seem like a trivial task. But it is an important decision that can create a sense of connection and add personality to your leafy friend.

Before naming your plant, consider its characteristics and appearance.

For instance, if your plant has vibrant red leaves, you could consider names like Ruby or Scarlet. If it’s a tall and elegant plant, how about Grace or Willow? Thinking about the attributes and qualities of your plant can inspire creative name ideas.

Another approach to choosing a name for your pet plant is to draw inspiration from different cultures and languages.

You could explore the meanings behind foreign words related to nature or plants.

For example, Cielo means sky in Spanish – perfect for a tall indoor palm tree – or Fiori, which means flower in Italian – great for a blooming orchid. This adds uniqueness and depth to the naming process while celebrating linguistic diversity.

Allow yourself some lightheartedness by thinking outside the box and considering unconventional options. You could even try combining words related to plants with fictional characters from books or movies you love; think of Spruce Skywalker as an adventurous choice for a herb garden!

What matters the most is that the name resonates with you personally and brings joy every time you pass by your beloved green companion.

Cute names for pet plants

  • Basil
  • Blossom
  • Bubbles
  • Cherry
  • Clover
  • Coriander
  • Cypress
  • Fiori (“Flower” in Italian)
  • Fleur (“Flower” in French)
  • Flora
  • Florence
  • Florian
  • Forrest
  • Ginger
  • Hazel
  • Herbie
  • Holly
  • Juniper
  • Laurel
  • Leaf
  • Maple
  • Nut
  • Parsley
  • Pearl
  • Pepper
  • Ruby
  • Sage
  • Seedy
  • Sprout
  • Spruce
  • Sylvia – ”Spirit of the wood.”
  • Terra – ”Earth”
  • Timothy
  • Willow
  • Woody

Funny pet plant names

Some funny plant names are pet (dog or cat) names. The list also includes funny pet plant names based on movie characters.

  • Bud
  • Buddy
  • Fluffy
  • Furry
  • Katniss Evergreen
  • Mr. Green
  • Poison Ivy (one of the villains in Batman and a name of a plant)
  • Seedy Gonzalez
  • Spruce Skywalker
  • Weedy
List of pet plant names with evergreen houseplants

Pet plant names that mean green

These plant names are based on different shades of green or green things.

  • Apple
  • Artichoke
  • Asparagus
  • Avocado
  • Brunswick
  • Camouflage
  • Cucumber
  • Dartmouth
  • Emerald
  • Esmeralda
  • Evergreen
  • Fern
  • Green Tea
  • Honeydew
  • Jade
  • Jungle
  • Kale
  • Kelly
  • Kiwi
  • Leaf
  • Lettuce
  • Lime
  • Malachite
  • Matcha
  • Midori (”Green” in Japanese)
  • Mint
  • Mojito
  • Moss
  • Myrtle
  • Olive
  • Olivia (“Olive tree” in Latin)
  • Pantone
  • Pear
  • Peppermint
  • Pine
  • Shamrock
  • Spinach
  • Spring
  • Teal
  • Thyme
  • Verde (Green” in Spanish)

Cute and funny cactus names

Cute Pet Plant Names - Cactus House Plants in Front of a Window

Are you looking for a name for your spiky friend?

Have a look at these cute and funny cactus name ideas:

  • Cactus Jack (The cactus boss in Croc: Legend of the Gobbos)
  • Camilla the Cactus
  • Carl the Cactus
  • Pointy
  • Poker
  • Pokey
  • Prickly
  • Spike
  • Spike Lee
  • Spiky
  • Stabby

Cute flower names

Flowers always bring joy and beauty to our lives, blooming in all colors of the rainbow.

These cute plant names are also names of flowers.

Cute flower names - Beautiful daisies
  • Amaryllis
  • Aster
  • Azalea
  • Begonia
  • Bluebell
  • Buttercup
  • Camellia
  • Carnation
  • Clover
  • Crocus
  • Dahlia
  • Daisy
  • Dandelion
  • Fern
  • Forget-Me-Not
  • Freesia
  • Gardenia
  • Gerbera
  • Goldenrod
  • Heather
  • Hibiscus
  • Holly
  • Honeysuckle
  • Hyacinth
  • Indigo
  • Iris
  • Ivy
  • Jasmine
  • Lavender
  • Lilac
  • Lily
  • Lotus
  • Lupin
  • Magnolia
  • Marigold
  • Mimosa
  • Moonflower
  • Orchid
  • Peony
  • Petunia
  • Poppy
  • Primrose
  • Rose
  • Rosemary
  • Sakura (”Cherry blossom” in Japanese)
  • Snapdragon
  • Tiger Lily
  • Tulip
  • Violet
  • Wisteria
  • Yasmin
  • Zinnia

What is your favorite plant name?

Is there a plant name that should be on our list? Which name have you given to your house plant? Please share it in the comments!

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