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Name for sibling of Sequoiadendron?

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claudethelad Tue 25-Feb-20 10:56:45

I'm expecting a second child and struggling with name ideas. Not sure of the gender yet but would like something unique that you don't find often. My husband is a botanist which is why we called our daughter Sequoiadendron (Sequoia for short!) and we're looking for something similar that's plant related.
Thanks in advance for the help fellow mums!! smile

Snog Tue 25-Feb-20 10:57:57


Snog Tue 25-Feb-20 10:58:40

What is the middle name of your first child

Snog Tue 25-Feb-20 10:58:55

Darwin for a boy

SapphosRock Tue 25-Feb-20 10:59:17

Honeysuckle / Honey

claudethelad Tue 25-Feb-20 10:59:58

@snog her middle name is Fern!

GoFiguire Tue 25-Feb-20 11:00:51


Or Herbaceousborderneedsweeding for short.

Marcipex Tue 25-Feb-20 11:01:26

Absolutely love Sequoiadendron. It’s hard to beat tbh

FakeFraudSquad Tue 25-Feb-20 11:01:30


FredaFrogspawn Tue 25-Feb-20 11:02:32

How do you pronounce it?

FredaFrogspawn Tue 25-Feb-20 11:03:27

Held iris or Japonica

claudethelad Tue 25-Feb-20 11:03:32

@FredFrogspawn Se-coy-ah-den-drun but we usually just call her Sequoia

FredaFrogspawn Tue 25-Feb-20 11:03:39


FredaFrogspawn Tue 25-Feb-20 11:03:57

Ok - pretty name

BananaChocolateLump Tue 25-Feb-20 11:04:38

Poor kids.

BrokenBrit Tue 25-Feb-20 11:08:26


Chrysanthemum - Chrissie ?!

Spartonian Tue 25-Feb-20 11:10:07


Babybel90 Tue 25-Feb-20 11:10:07


Highlighta Tue 25-Feb-20 11:11:20

Crepidiastrixeris denticulatoplatyphylla

Shorten to Astrix

FuckPolitenessSSDGM Tue 25-Feb-20 11:11:24

What about Japanese knotweed? Cow parsley? Corpse flower? Deadly nightshade? Blue green Algae? Pansy?

Marcipex Tue 25-Feb-20 11:13:08


Idontkowmyname Tue 25-Feb-20 11:13:11

I’m another that likes Amaryllis.

Awwlookatmybabyspider Tue 25-Feb-20 11:13:42

Honeysuckle. Gardenia.

Marcipex Tue 25-Feb-20 11:13:42


TheLarkDescending Tue 25-Feb-20 11:13:46


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