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100 Cactus Captions for that Prickly Aesthetic


Who doesn’t love a cactus? So prickly and cute at the same time. We gathered a list of the best cactus captions for Instagram for the next time you want to share your cactus moment. We have also included some cactus quotes for Instagram for those times when you are having trouble finding the right words and someone else has said it best first.

Our Favorite Cactus Captions for Instagram

I promise I’ll never forget to water you.

I’d like you to meet my new best buds.

You’re pretty fly for a little cacti.

You’re as cute as my new cactus.

Say hello to my little succulent friends.

I’ve got to go. My succulents need me.

I might like plants more than people.

Cactus and blue sky with a cactus captions that says having a fan-cactus day in the desert

The desert is my happy place

Cactus, because sometimes being tough is necessary

Cactus, the ultimate symbol of resilience

I’m so glad I pricked you.

Another day, another succulent purchase.

I’ve been a plant lady since birth.

Just another succulent appreciation post.

I guess I’m a succulent mom now.

Got a new plant friend today, so it’s safe to say it’s been good.

More escapes into the desert, please.

I’ve never met a succulent I didn’t like.

TBH, I think there’s still room in here for more succulents.

Be honest, have I bought too many succulents?

The desert prickles my fancy

Desert oasis with a funny desert captions that says the desert prickles my fancy

Imagine if you could take every single one of these succulents home…

Slowly turning my kitchen into a succulent-filled desert.

Anybody who wants to rule the world should try to rule a cactus first.

This cactus really rose to the occasion

I’m a proud cactus parent.

I’m a cactus lady. What’s your superpower?

Leaf me alone – I’m hanging with my cactus.

I like to take long walks down the cactus aisle.

I like big cacti and I cannot lie.

Be honest, have I bought too many cacti?

You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy cacti, and that’s pretty much the same thing.

Another day, another cactus purchase.

It’s not easy being so tiny and green.

Happiness blooms with my cactus

Thriving in the desert with my cactus friends

Bringing the desert vibes to my home with these cacti

Slow mornings and succulents, babe.

Desert with a side of desert-like beings.

Embracing my inner cactus

Cacti with cactus captions for Instagram

Welcome to the succulent jungle.

Home is where the succulents are.

I found my happy place. It’s filled with succulents.

Don’t forget to water your dreams today!

I’m now taking name suggestions for my new succulent.

All good things are wild and free.

Hey, you’re lookin’ really sharp.

If you take a selfie with your succulents, is it called a face plant?

I think I’ll just stay in this succulent-filled haven for a while.

Be patient. Nothing in nature blooms all year

Life is sweeter when you have a cactus

You’re looking suc-cute-lent today

Succulents with plants puns

Ahh, nothing like the sight of a beautiful prickly cactus

I like my cactus like I like my thumbs – green.

Green is the new black.

Can’t stop, won’t stop buying cactus plants.

I can’t make it. I’m busy tonight (staying home with my cactus).

Cacti don’t tell, they show.

Cactus hugger

From little seeds grow mighty cacti

If you like these, you might also want to check out our other lists of Plant Captions, Short Garden Quotes, Garden Captions, Garden Quotes and Bloom Quotes.

Short Captions for Cacti

Cactus love

Big plant mom energy.

You grow, girl.

I’m totally stuck on you.

Tiny succulent alert!

Cactus vibes only

Cactus with short captions for cacti

Cactus makes perfect.

Plant one on me.

Oh, the places you will grow.

Go wherever the succulents are.

Planting this beauty on my feed.

You grow girl.

Life’s a cactus — dig it.

Watering my cactus

You prickle my fancy.

Sifting sands

Sand dune with a short desert captions that says shifting sands

Ok, bloomer.

She’s lookin’ sharp.

The cactus life chose me.

Always keep growing

Living life in full bloom

Green queen.

Not dead yet…

I’m sexy and I grow it.

Life is short. Get a cactus.

Big cactus mom energy.

Crazy cactus lady.

Funny Cactus Captions

Feeling prickly today

Feeling sharp and tough like a cactus

‘You have too many succulents,’ said no one ever.

You’re looking really sharp.

My succulents and I are rooting for you!

Be a cactus in a world of delicate flowers.

This is my happy place – surrounded by my cacti.

Dream as big as your cactus.

Cacti can’t solve all problems, but they’re a great start.

Cacti with funny cactus captions

Cacti lady is the new cat lady.

Just adding a little cactus to your feed today

A cactus is just a really aggressive cucumber.

Some people are cat ladies. I’m a plant lady.

A cactus doesn’t just grow; it blooms. Occasionally.

You can never have too big a cactus.

The best things in life are green!

Life is short. Buy a cactus.

You’re as cute as my new cactus

Cactus in a desert with desert sayings
  • Always remember your roots.
  • In the desert, you are never lonely
  • Ready, Set, Plant! Happy cactus-ing this weekend!
  • The cactus and I need a drink.
  • More cacti, fewer problems.
  • Growth looks good on you.

Cactus Quotes for Instagram

“Hope is not a resting place but a starting point – a cactus, not a cushion.” – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

“If you get struck by a cactus, consider it a cactus kiss. Because we all know Love hurts.” – Jessica Anna Jones

“In a world full of flowers, be a cactus.” – Kul Bhushan Negi

Cactus in desert with cactus quotes for Instagram

“Deserts never believe in cactus.” – Deepak Gupta

“If a flower can flourish in the desert, you can flourish anywhere.” – Mashona Dhimaya

“If seeds waited for perfect conditions to grow, there would be no plants in the desert.” – Mashona Dhimaya

“A cactus doesn’t live in the desert because it likes the desert; it lives there because the desert hasn’t killed it yet.” – Hope Jahren

“Life is like a cactus. Thorny, but beautiful.” – Unknown

“I’m like the trunk of a cactus… I take in a dose of culture and time with friends, then I retreat and go live on it for a while until I get thirsty again.” – Nancy Horan

“If one can see beauty in the strength of how a cactus blooms in the desert. They would see beauty in the thorns it displays.” – Reena Sharma

“Anything less than the desert was a dream.” – Kameron Hurley

Footsteps on a dune with cute quotes about the desert by Hurley

“People are not cactuses, they need plenty of water and, when talking about friendship, the water is our time.”  -Birutė Sol

“When the going gets tough, Just like golden barrel cactus, You bloom yellow, And poesy drips from you, Instead of tears.” ― Neelam Saxena Chandra

“What is the meaning of a cactus flower?  It exists, that’s all.”  -Marty Rubin

“A cactus is a desert’s rose.” – Mashona Dhimaya

“I’m an observer of life. I like to watch people, and I like to watch cactus. I like to talk to mountains and communicate with my friends in the other spheres and dimensions.” – Frederick Lindemann

“The desert works constantly to forbid it, and still the cactus blooms.” – Uma Gokhale

“Well what I was going to say was that it reminds me of us because a cactus can grow and thrive without a lot of water and attention. Even if it gets neglected on a shelf, it can blossom and still develop into something beautiful.” – Rebecca Bloom

“Cactus plants are blooming, sagebrush everywhere. Granite spires are standing all around. I tell you folks it’s Heaven, to be riding’ down the trail when the desert sun goes down.” — Gene Autry

“Adolescence is like cactus.” – Anais Nin

“You may be given a cactus but you don’t have to sit on it.” – Joyce Meyer

“My dad is like a cactus – introverted and tough.” – Gary Anarchic

“I bought a cactus. A week later it died. And I got depressed, because I thought, Damn. I am less nurturing than a desert.” – Demetri Martin

“Don’t jack off a cactus, you’ll only hurt your hand and the cactus’ feelings.” – Tre Cool

“People trample over flowers, yet only to embrace a cactus.” – James Joyce

“What a surprise. That boy doesn’t have the sense God gave a cactus.” ― Kathleen Peacock, Hemlock

“Every cactus blooms, some with little rooms, some give flowers that grow, others so small it won’t show! ― Ana Claudia Antunes

”The world is full of cactus, but we don’t have to sit on it.” – Will Foley

Cactus with funny cactus Instagram quotes by Foley

“Only cactuses had perennial appeal. And cactuses were of no interest to her.” ― Milan Kundera

“The Big Cactus… because if you come too close, you’re gonna get stuck.” – Shaquille O’Neal

“Take the rose, most people think it very beautiful: I don’t care for It at all. I prefer the cactus, for the simple reason that it has a more interesting personality.” – Charles Proteus Steinmetz

 “People trample on flowers, but respect cactuses.” -Lone Thinker

“In the desert of my heart, you don’t need to blossom to like a cactus.”  -Richa

“And all around is the desert; a corner of the mournful kingdom of sand.” – Pierre Loti

Camels in desert with funny quotes on the desert by Loti

“Play with a cactus and you will get pricked!” – Anthony T. Hincks

“The cactus thrives in the desert while the fern thrives in the wetland. The fool will try to plant them in the same flower box.” – Vera Nazarian

“I hate cactuses. They are such a prick.” — Punny Leone

“A cactus could’ve loved any other cactus, but love is such a crazy stuff that it only fell for a balloon, where their togetherness is impracticable.” — Fathima Shamla

“Roses may say ‘I love you’ but cactus says ‘fuck off.’” — Jason Kintz

Cactus Puns

Dear, succulent. I promise I’ll never desert you.

We make prickly pear.

I’m a succa for puns.

You’re looking sharp.

Let’s stick together.

Pretty fly for a cacti.

Cacti with cactus puns

I’m ready to take it from “cacti” to “cactus.”

I’ll never desert you.

I’m glad I pricked you.

Succulents are plantastic.

I’m so glad we pricked each other.

You prickle my fancy.

Stuck on you.

I think my soil-mate is my cactus.

Say aloe to my little cactus.

Blooming with gratitude

Been there, dune that

Person standing on sand dune with a desert puns that says been there, dune that

My cactus is my best bud.

Ants in your plants

All dressed up and nowhere to grow

Grow big or go home.

Whoever has time for drama is not cactusing enough.

Go ahead, plant one on me.

Cacti are my soil mates.

Botany cacti lately?

And that’s our list! We hope you found the best captions to fit your photos.

Now go enjoy your cactus!

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About the Author

Laynni Locke

I am Laynni Locke, a Canadian writer, reader and traveller with a passion for sharing life’s moments on social media. Keeping friends and family in the loop of our lives though photos and videos has become an essential activity for most.

And it doesn’t matter if you are travelling, celebrating a special occasion or just appreciating day-to-day life, when you take that perfect photo you are going to need the perfect caption or quote before you share it. Which is why we started Routinely Shares, providing comprehensive lists of quotes and captions to cover every occasion, adventure or loved one.

With extensive experience as a travel writer, social media specialist and grant writer, I have made it my mission to curate the best and easiest to use lists for your next post.

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