Amapola is what you call a poppy in Spanish. 1
This is such a beautiful name and yet isn't very common. The flower is often associatated with remembrance for fallen soldiers.
Amaryllis, the splendid flower. 2
Derived from Greek, the name means "splendor" or "sparkling."
Azalea, the fragile beauty. 3
Sometimes azaleas will fall off the shrub when someone brushes by them or there is a strong enough breeze. The name is derived from the Greek word that means dry because azaleas prefer light soil for quick draining.
Camelia inspired by the Chinese camellia flower. 5
In Latin, the name means "helper to the priest." The flowers usually symbolize love, affection or admiration and they come in pink, red or white.
Dahlia, the national flower of Mexico. 6
Wild dahlias are native to Mexico, Central America and parts of South America. They come in many varieties and some can grow to be up to six feet tall.
Daisy or Daisie if you prefer. 7
Regardless of how you spell it, the name Daisy brings to mind the beautiful little white flowers that mean "pearl" in Greek.
Flor because a flower by any other name is still a flower. 8
It's a delightfully simple name that is pleasing to say.
Gardenia, a big bold fragrant white flower. 9
The scent of a gardenia is intoxicating. The flower was named after a man whose last name was Garden, believe it or not.
Iris, meaning rainbow in Greek. 11
Iris Chacón is one famous Iris. Something that you might want to take into consideration is that this name lends itself to being pronounced differently in English than in Spanish.
Jasmine, a tropical plant with fragrant flowers. 12
The name is of Persian origin and became really popular after Disney released the movie Aladdin, which featured Princess Jasmine.
Lavanda or Lavender, if you prefer. 13
Lavender is considered to be a soothing plant with healing properties, which also happens to have a beautiful color.
Lilac or Lila, if you prefer. 14
Lilacs come in a variety of colors, all beautiful and fragrant.
Lily, a trumpet-shaped flower. 15
Lilies are considered symbols of perfection and purity.
Magnolia trees can live for a century. 16
There are over 200 species of magnolias. The fragrant flowers grow on trees and come in a variety of colors.
Marigold flowers are known as cempasuchil in Mexico. 18
The marigold or cepasuchil flower has a long and beautiful history in Aztec mythology and is the flower that is used to celebrate Day of the Dead.
Narcissa means daffodil in Greek. 19
Sadly, this name doesn't get much play because it is so closely associated with narcissism. But, it is a beautiful name and if you have a baby in December, the flower for the month is daffodil so it would be a good fit.
Oleanna derived from oleander. 20
Oleander bushes have beautiful blossoms, but BEWARE as every part of the plant is poisonous if ingested.
Orquidia or Orchid, if you prefer. 21
With over 25,000 species and 100,000 varieties, orchids are the largest blooming flower family in the world.
Petunia flowers are originally from South America. 22
They are a trumpet-shaped ornamental flower that look gorgeous in hanging baskets.
Poppy or Amapola in Spanish. 23
You could conceivably name your child Amapola Poppy or Poppy Amapola. It would totally work.
Rosa or Rose are equally sweet. 25
It's a classic name that has stood the test of time, just like the flower.
Tulip flowers have a graceful and immediately recognizable silhouette. 26
In Turkey, where the tulip was originally bred, it symbolizes paradise on earth.
Violeta, Violet or Violetta are all beautiful options. 27
It is both the name of a color and a flower.
Willow trees are known for being graceful and flexible. 28
Technically willows are trees, but they do bloom. Their tube-shaped flowers are called catkins.
Xochitl means "flower." 29
It is a name of Náhuatl/Aztec origin that is common in Mexico and parts of Central America.
Zinnia flowers are boisterous beauties. 30
These long-stemmed flowers are a hit with gardeners because they are so dang pretty and relatively easy to grow.