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Flower Tattoos - What you need to know about them

Flower Tattoos - What you need to know about them

Flower tattoo designs are a very popular starting point for tattoo ideas with our customers at Chronic Ink. A flower is a subject that can be approached from almost any style of tattoo design be it asian, fine line, brush stroke, or watercolor tattoo styles and are suitable for both men and women. Floral tattoo designs also look great in both black and grey or in eye catching bright colors. Popular Flowers to Tattoo:
  • Tulip Flowers
  • Orchid Flowers
  • Lotus Flowers
  • Hibiscus Flowers
  • Sunflowers
  • Chrysanthemum
  • Cherry Blossom
  • Carnation Flowers
  • Peony Flowers

What does a lotus flower tattoo symbolize?

A popular question that comes up when talking about asian tattoo design is, “what is the meaning of a lotus flower tattoo?” The lotus flower itself is known for growing in muddy waters and turning into a beautiful flower.Many people see that this flower symbolizes perseverance in life and being able to come out on the other side more accomplished and stronger.

What does a hibiscus flower tattoo symbolize?

The hibiscus is a very popular flower when it comes to floral tattoo designs. In japanese tattoo culture the hibiscus is a symbol of gentleness. Depending on the color used for the flower, the hibiscus can have several other meanings to the wearer of the tattoo. Some people say that a red hibiscus is a sign of love and desire where as a blue hibiscus can represent the calmness of its owner.

What Goes with Flower Tattoos?

Depending on the style of tattoo you are looking to get there are many common themes and items that are placed alongside beautiful flowers:
  • Koi Fish
  • Doves
  • Butterflies
  • Skulls
  • Buddha
  • Insects

Where to get a flower placed?

Floral designs look great placed anywhere on the body. The final design of your custom tattoo should be made to fit the spot that you have in mind. Flower designs are a great addition to existing pieces you may have and are frequently used to connect multiple existing pieces of tattoo art to create a cohesive sleeve or larger piece. Some popular placement includes:
  • Finger Tattoos
  • Forearm Tattoos
  • Hand Tattoos
  • Sleeve Tattoos
  • Thigh Tattoos
  • Rib Tattoos
  • Ankle Tattoos

Ready to get your new tattoo?

At Chronic Ink, we have some of the best tattoo artists in Toronto & Vancouver. Several who specialize in flower tattoos across different styles of tattoo design. We welcome walk-ins for consultations at our Downtown Toronto, Midtown Toronto, Markham and Newmarket locations. No appointment necessary or contact us and let us know your idea today.

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Tattoo Locations

Downtown Toronto

378 Yonge Street, 2nd Floor, Toronto & Vancouver, Ontario M5B 1S6


Midtown Toronto

252 Eglinton Ave East, 2nd Floor, Toronto & Vancouver, Ontario M4P 1K2



7381 Kennedy Road, Unit #105, Markham, Ontario L3R 5B5



Upper Canada Mall 17600 Yonge Street, Newmarket, ON L3Y 4Z1

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