“What’s in a name? that which we call a rose
By any other name would smell as sweet”
- Romeo and Juliet
Mother-in-Law’s Cushion or Hens and Chicks certainly don’t sound like plants that are easy on the eyes. But, like William Shakespeare’s Juliet once opined, does the name itself really matter?! Read on for some plants with seriously strange and amusing names, and a little insight into how they got those names in the first place!