Flabébé is a small white Pokémon with green on its bottom half. It has white arms and long, notched ears, and a green tail. It has a rounded yellow "crown" on its head. It has beady eyes and blush marks, and a small nose. It is seen holding the pistil of a flower it likes, which has petals that come in five colors: red, yellow, orange, blue, or white. These flowers are called "Fairy Flowers" in the anime. When Flabébé is born, it finds a flower and lives in and cares for it during Flabébé's lifespan. It can draw out the power of the flower it holds. The crown on its head is made of pollen from its flower, which has healing properties. It is a female-only species with no male counterpart. According to the Professor Oak's Holo Coaster from The Green, Green Grass Types of Home!, White Flower Flabébé are rare and difficult to find.
Multiple Red Flower, Orange Flower, Yellow Flower, and Blue Flower Flabébé appeared in Facing the Grand Design!, where they were among the Pokémon living near Grace Tower. This episode also marked the main series debuts of the Blue Flower and Yellow Flower Flabébé.
In the Battle Chateau, Baroness Francine's Flabébé uses the cry of Floette.
Flabébé appears to be based on fairies and nymphs, in particular Antheia due to its flower wreath-like "crown" upon its head, as well as possibly Chloris. It may have also been inspired by the concept of insect pollination, considering its small stature and grasp upon the flower's female organ, the stigma.
Flabébé may be a combination of フラワー flower and bébé (French for baby).