Move over Lily
: the baby name garden is bursting with far more exotic blooms these days. There have, for example, been starbabies with the names Lotus
. But they’re not the only ones–here, we’ve selected ten of the most unusual but usable new florals for you to pick.
Picture 10 of 10
Zinnia is definitely on the rise, along with other Z names, from Zoe to Zane to Zeno. A botanical originally native to Mexico, Zinnia has been used as a girls’ name since the 1940s, though never in the Top 1000. The name derived from the surname of German botanist J. G. Zinn.