Birth Flower Tattoos: Tattoos For Every Birth Flower

Birth Flower Tattoos Tattoos For Every Birth Flower

Birth Flower Tattoos: Tattoos For Every Birth Flower

Birth flowers are great tattoo ideas. Everyone has one, and they are unique tattoo ideas for representing yourself.  If you don’t like your birth flower, don’t worry, you can get a different birth flower tattoo to represent someone else. 

We have put together our list of birth flower tattoos from every month of the year. These birth flower tattoos are done in multiple styles, and all have the tattoo artist's own unique take on them. These birth flower tattoos will be sure to inspire a new tattoo for you.

So, kick back, take some time to smell the flowers, and enjoy this tattoo bouquet of birth flower tattoo ideas.


January: Carnation & Snowdrop

The first birth flower tattoos on our list are Januarys’ Carnation and Snowdrop:

Greek for “flowers of the gods”, Carnations make great birth flower tattoos. They also have many different meanings depending on which color you get the Carnation tattooed: Reds meaning admiration and deep love, white meaning innocence, yellow disappointment, and striped regret.

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Tattoo done by Summer

Snowdrops are usually the first flowers to bloom in the garden, and  symbolize sympathy and celebration. Snowdrop birth flower tattoos are the perfect tattoo idea if you are looking for a very light tattoo.

Snowdrop January Birth Flower Tattoo

Tattoo done by Ryan


February: Violet & Primrose

The February birth flower tattoos are the beautiful Violet and Primrose:

Violets are the perfect birth flower tattoo for those who like a lot of different colors. Most commonly violet, the Violet also comes in yellow, white, blue, and even multicolored. A violet tattoo can symbolize many things including, innocence, faithfulness, and everlasting love.

Violet February Birth Flower Tattoo

Tattoo done by Summer

Ancient celts believed that large groves of Primrose were gateways to the fairy realm, they were also thought to ward off evil spirits, and provide love and safety. Primrose birth flower tattoos look amazing, and make a good alternative to a traditional rose tattoo, even though the primrose isn’t really a rose at all, it’s a primula.

Primrose February Birth Flower Tattoo

Tattoo done by Sara


March: Daffodil & Jonquil

The March birth flower tattoos are the stunning Daffodil and Jonquil:

A Daffodil birth flower tattoo can represent rebirth or new beginnings. Daffodils are traditionally white, yellow, or a combination of the two, but new varieties of Daffodils include pink and orange, so you can get your daffodil birth flower tattoo to match your favorite colors. The Daffodil has been praised for its medicinal qualities since Roman times and is currently being used in a treatment to slow the progression of alzhiemers. Jonquil and Daffodil are basically the same flower and the names are sometimes used interchangeably.

Daffodil and Jonquil March Birth Flower Tattoo

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April: Daisy & Sweet Pea

April's birth flower tattoos are eloquent Daisy and Sweet Pea:

The daisy name comes from the combination of the words Days-eye, because the daisy opens during the day and closes at night, so If you are looking for an eye opening birth flower tattoo the daisy is a great choice. A daisy birth flower tattoo can represent a variety of things including, purity, innocence, and love. They also come in a variety of colors so there is something for every taste.

Daisy March Birth Flower Tattoo

Tattoo done by Summer

“The Queen of the Annuals” the sweet pea makes an awesome birth flower tattoo. But don’t eat this beautiful flower, although it is related to the common pea, this variety is poisonous to humans and animals. A Sweet Pea birth flower tattoo can represent kindness, friendship, or blissful pleasure.

Sweet Pea March Birth flower Tattoo

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May: Lily of the Valley & Hawthorn

The May birth flower tattoos are the delicate  Lily of the Valley and Hawthorn:

A Lily of the Valley is a great birth flower tattoo, however, they are not actually lilies, they are part of the asparagus family (but don’t worry your tattoo won’t stink). The Greeks believed that Apollo made lily of the valley for nymphs to walk on, and the Christians say that it sprouted from the tears of Eve when she was kicked out of the garden of Eden.

Lily of The Valley May Birth Flower Tattoo

Tattoo done by Summer

Hawthorn birth flower tattoos have been known to symbolize hope, have been strongly associated with fairies, and have been thought to help mend a broken heart. Hawthorns are still popular in May Day celebrations most notably in the form of May Day garlands.

Hawthorn May Birth Flower Tattoo

Tattoo done by Steve


June: Rose & Honeysuckle

June’s birth flower tattoos are the classic Rose and sweet Honeysuckle:

The Rose is probably the most popular and recognizable birth flower tattoos, internationally known as a sign of love and affection. With more than 100 different species and coming in every color of the rainbow, a Rose is a perfect birth flower tattoo. 

Rose June Birth Flower Tattoo

Tattoo done by Summer

The Honeysuckle is named so because of the ability to suck sweet nectar directly from flower when picked. Like the Rose the Honeysuckle represents affection and new love, that along with its’ beautiful aesthetics makes the Honeysuckle an amazing birth flower tattoo.

Honeysuckle June Birth Flower Tattoo

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July: Larkspur & Water Lily

The Larkspur and Water Lily are July’s birth flower tattoos:

Larkspur birth flower tattoos generally signify love, that being said the Larkspur has different meaning based on its color: White means happy nature, blue signifies grace, purple means first love, and pink fickleness.

Larkspur July Birth Flower Tattoo

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A Water Lily birth flower tattoo represents majesty and purity. These stunning flowers are not only beautiful, but they also provide shade for all the animals that live in the water where they grow.

Water Lily July Birth Flower Tattoo

Tattoo done by Steve


August: Gladiolus & Poppy

August brings us the Gladiolus and Poppy for birth flower tattoos:

A Gladiolus birth flower tattoo represents Calm, remembrance, and integrity. Also known as the “Sword Lily”, a Gladiolus can signify the heart being pierced with love.

Gladiolus August Birth Flower tattoo

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The Poppy is another vibrant August birth flower. Poppy tattoos can mean pleasure, wealth & success, or consolation, and look beautiful with their bold and bright colors.

Poppy August Birth Flower Tattoo

Tattoo done by Summer

September: Aster & Morning Glory

September's birth flower tattoos  are the amazing Aster and Morning Glory:

In folklore the Aster was used to ward off serpents and is considered a powerful symbol of love, wisdom, and faith. Aster, which means star in Greek, is a birth flower tattoo that is perfect if you love  bright and vibrant colors.

Aster September Birth Flower Tattoo

Tattoo done by Summer

Morning Glories are wide open in the morning and close later in the day, hence their name, and the belief that they are born each morning and die later in the day. They are birth flower tattoos that can signify love, life, and even death. 

Morning Glory September Birth Flower Tattoo

Tattoo done by Sara


October:  Marigold & Cosmos

The birth flower tattoos for October are the bright Marigold and Cosmos:

Marigold birth flower tattoos are often linked to the light that lives within us, power, and strength, this is because of their resemblance to the sun. Marigolds can represent remembrance of the dead.

Marigold October Birth Flower Tattoo 

Tattoo done by Summer

A symbol of order and harmony, a Cosmos birth flower tattoo is perfect for any October Libras.This order and harmony is represented well in the flowers' symmetry, balance, and simplicity.

Cosmos October Birth Flower Tattoo

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November:  Chrysanthemum & Peony

Novembers birth flower tattoos are the amazing Chrysanthemum and Peony:

Greek for golden flower a Chrysanthemum birth flower tattoo is perfect for those that love gold, however they now come in a large variety of color for anyone's taste. The Chrysanthemum represents happiness, friendship, and well being.

Chrysanthemum November Birth Flower Tattoo

Tattoo done by Summer

Peony birth flower tattoos symbolize good will, they are symbolic of love, wealth, honor, and happiness. Known for their delicate yet rich texture, Peonies make for some truly beautiful tattoos.

Peony November Birth Flower Tattoo

Tattoo done by Summer



December:  Narcissus & Holly

Our birth flower list ends with the December birth flowers Narcissus and Holly:

Well known in Greek Mythology Narcissus fell in love with his own reflection. Narcissus birth flower tattoos are so beautiful you may almost feel the same way.

Narcissus December Birth Flower Tattoo

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Holly birth flower tattoos represent tradition and a wish for domestic happiness. Holly is an evergreen so it can also represent long life and hope.

Holly December Birth Flower Tattoo

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If you liked this Birth Flower Tattoo list make sure to check out our list of the 10 Best Flower Tattoo Ideas. And, for more birth month tattoo ideas make sure to check out our list of Zodiac Sign Tattoo Ideas.

We hope you enjoyed our Birth Flower Tattoos list, and hopefully it inspired you to get a Birth Flower Tattoo of your own! If it did, make sure to book your tattoo at Mr. Inkwells tattoos, where one of our talented artists can give a stunning birth flower tattoo.

See you soon!

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