The museum says more than 1,500 entries were submitted. The five finalists in the contest to name Lois' new roommate are:
Lois the corpse flower became an unexpected sensation at the museum about a year ago after a writer at CultureMap tweeted as her.
You can click here to vote for your favorite name
The winner will be announced on July 25 at 10am, the first anniversary of Lois' famous stinky bloomday.