Iris A flower that blooms (at least here in the Northeast) during the late spring and early summer. It usually comes in bright shades of purple and gold.
Magnolia A flower that signifies the South—grandly showy, white blooms with a beautiful fragrance. It's a name comes with a built-in nickname, Maggie.
Calla This form of lily has a shapely, graceful shape, and has been a wedding bouquet staple for the past couple of decades. Calla is a Greek name that means "beautiful."
Fleur The French word for "flower" makes a beautiful name choice. (It was also the name of one of Harry Potter's Goblet of Fire competitors—and future sister-in-law—in the Harry Potter series.
Azalea These bright pink blooms are a springtime staple—and a showy choice for a beautiful girl.
Zinnia The zinnia is a native of the southwest, a showy, colorful bloom that's a summery garden staple throughout the U.S.
Daffodil These yellow flowers have a distinctive, cup-shaped blossom and symbolize spring. Keep in mind, though, that the logical nicknames from this name, Daffy or Dilly, might not be your cup of tea.
Jasmine Yeah, it's a princess name, but this fragrant bloom has an exotic history that makes it a sweet choice for your baby girl.
Hyacinth It's another spring bloom, with large cones of tiny purple or pink flowers.
Would you pick a floral name for your daughter? What do you think of these options?
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