Inside: Full Year of Birth Flower Tattoos Ideas

Just as the stars can describe our personalities and precious stones illuminate our strength within, our birth month flowers can certainly help to symbolize certain pieces of our inner parts.

For this collection of birth flower tattoos, we highlight each birth month and the bloom that is its counterpart.

With so many styles, placements, and design concepts, we’re sure you’ll be able to find inspiration for your next splash of spring color!

Birthstone Flowers Tattoos

Birth Flower Tattoo Ideas

January Birth Flower Tattoos

The Carnation: A single flower, delicate multi-petaled, double blossom at the end of a long stem. Colors: Wide range of colors, not limited to: Pink, white, red, purple, yellow, and orange.

There are so many beautiful colors and ways to depict a Carnation. They come in bright color which makes for a bold and vibrant tattoo design, but they are also perfectly designed in black and white or just simply an outline of the flower.

Along with their vibrant look, there are so many extra special meanings that come along with this January birth flower. A few of those meanings include…

  • Love
  • Gratitude
  • Admiration
  • Innocence
  • Impulsiveness

Here are just a few of our favorite carnation designs. Make sure to check out our post of January birth flowers totally dedicated to carnations and the special meaning behind these January birth flowers.

1. Pink Carnation Tattoo Idea

2. Cute Colorful Carnation Bundle

3. Single Needle Carnation Rib Tattoo

4. Small January Birth Flower

5. Designed Duo Stem

February Birth Flower Tattoos

The Violet: Violets are flowers with five petals: two pairs of lateral petals and one often with veins of another color. The leaves of violets are usually oval or heart-shaped, which may be lobed. Due to their almost universally recognized shape, these wildflowers are easy to identify.

With their vibrant variations of purple colors these violet February birth flowers are packed full of special meanings. Including…

  • Faithfulness
  • Humility
  • Spiritual Wisdom

So those born in February are said to be honest, humble, wise, and innocent, making them pretty good people to be around.

Here are a few of our favorite tattoo designs for this flower, check out more ideas for February birth flowers here.

1. Two Stemmed Flowers Tattoo

2. Inner Bicep Violet Flower Tattoo

3. Vibrant Violet Flower Tattoo

4. Purple Shaded Violet Flower Tattoo

5. Pretty Bold Violet Flower

Birth Flower Tattoo Ideas

Birth Month Tattoo Ideas

March Birth Flower Tattoos

Daffodils: The traditional daffodil flower may be a showy yellow or white, with six petals and a trumpet-shaped center.

We always thought these particular flowers seemed too sweet and fun, and we’re glad to know they’re endowed with such great thoughts! Their bright yellow color makes for a fun pop of color in a tattoo. They even look great with a black outline, which is a great design option for your birth flower body ink.

Because daffodils tend to bloom in the early months of spring, daffodil tattoos are associated with new beginnings and hope. In addition to being a symbol of spring, the daffodil is also associated with other meanings…

  • Optimism
  • Cheerfulness
  • Rebirth
  • Turning Point in Life

Check out a few of our favorite March birth flower design ideas…

1. Black and White Daffodil Tattoo

2. Perfectly Colored March Birth Flower Daffodils

3. Small March Birth Flower Design

4. Bright Yellow Daffodil Flowers

5. Pretty Daffodil Flower Bunch

April Birth Flower Tattoos

The Daisy: A daisy is a flowering plant with a large, star-shaped head that has clusters of florets surrounding a central disc of yellow or black florets. The daisy family is also known as the aster family, or Asteraceae, referring to the star-shaped flower.

While these tattoos can have a lot of different meanings, most people choose to find their own significance that relates to their own life story and personality.

Daisy tattoos are a symbol of all of the following:

  • Happiness
  • Sunshine
  • Joy
  • Light
  • Cheer
  • Femininity
  • Beauty
  • Emotion
  • Love

Check out a few of our favorite April birth flower design ideas…

1. Pink Daisy Tattoo Design

2. Simple Sketched April Daisy Flower

3. White Daisy April Flower Idea

4. Outlined Daisy Flower Tattoo

5. Small Trio of Daisies Design

Birthday Flower Tattoos

May Birth Flower Tattoos

Lily of the Valley: Lily of the valley, sometimes written lily-of-the-valley, is a woodland flowering plant with sweetly scented, pendent, bell-shaped white flowers borne in sprays in spring.

Lily of the Valley tattoos are a symbol of all of the following:

  • Purity
  • Youth
  • Sincerity
  • Discretion
  • Happiness

Check out a few of our favorite May birth flower design ideas…

1. Simple Lily of the Valley Outline

2. May Birth Flower Tattoo Bundle Design

3. Tattoo of Flowers in a Vase

4. Stunning May Birth Flower Stem

5. Behind the Ear Dot Work Flower Tattoo Design

June Birth Flower Tattoos

Rose: The timeless nature of this flower’s beauty makes it one of the most endearing classic-style tattoos. Many artists will have stylized representations of traditional artwork that will pique your interest, and you might even have some new ideas for them as well. Since the rose is so universally known around the world, take a look at what other cultures use it for, or how their designs influence your decision as to what kind of art you want in your piece.

Roses tattoos are a symbol of all of the following:

  • Romance
  • Love
  • Beauty
  • Courage
  • Friendship
  • Joy

Check out a few of our favorite June birth flower design ideas…

1. Single Stemmed Rose Tattoo

2. Detailed Rose Back Tattoo Design

3. Thin Rose Outline Idea

4. Single June Birth Flower Tattoo

5. Red Ink Rose June Flower Idea

Birthday Floral Tattoo

Birth Month Tattoos

July Birth Flower Tattoos

Larkspur: As the official flower for people born in July, the larkspur is a beautiful flower that can be found in a variety of shades, including pink, white, blue, and purple.

Larkspur tattoos are a symbol of all of the following:

  • Love
  • Affection
  • Strong Attachment
  • Fickleness
  • Indecisiveness

Check out a few of our favorite July birth flower design ideas…

1. Larkspur Hand Tattoo

2. Colorful July Birth Flower Tattoo

3. Back of Leg Flower Design

4. Fine Line Larkspur July Flower Tattoo

5. Blue and Purple Larkspur Tattoo

August Birth Flower Tattoos

Poppies + Gladiolus: For our August babies, you are lucky enough to have two different flowers that represent your birth. These August birth flower tattoo designs are perfectly dainty and beautiful, with such amazing meanings.

Poppies + Gladiolus tattoos are a symbol of all of the following:

  • Consolation
  • Remembrance
  • Strength of Character
  • Faithfulness
  • Moral Integrity

Check out a few of our favorite August birth flower design ideas…

1. Classic Red Poppy Flower Design

2. Black Outlined Poppy Idea

3. Painted Poppy Tattoo

4. Small Pink August Birth Flower

5. Little Red August Flower Birthday Design

Birth Month Flowers Tattoo Designs

September Birth Flower Tattoos

Aster Flower: Asters are wildflowers that look like daisies – they’re most often found in cheerful bright blue and purple colors. Aster comes from the Ancient Greek word for “star,” because of the symmetry and arrangement of the beautifully colored petals. 

The Aster flower tattoos are a symbol of all of the following:

  • Bravery
  • Wisdom
  • Faith 

Check out a few of our favorite September birth flower design ideas…

1. Black Outlined Aster Tattoo

2. Water Color September Birth Tattoo

3. Bold September Aster Design

4. Large Aster Back Tattoo Idea

5. September Thigh Tattoo Design

October Birth Flower Tattoos

Marigolds: Marigolds traditionally symbolized despair and grief over a loved one. It may be surprising that such a cheerful flower is associated with the dead. However, for many cultures, its those neon-bright orange and yellow hues that represent the sunrays or light paths that guide their dearly departed. The bright orange and yellow hues also represent the beauty and warmth of the rising Sun, and its power to resurrect. Today, we often focus more on the sunny colors of the marigold, representing optimism and prosperity.

Check out a few of our favorite October birth flower design ideas…

1. Black and White October Birth Flowers

2. Small Marigold Tattoo Design 

3. Minimalist Cosmos Flower Idea

4. Simple October Birth Month Bundle

5. Single Marigold Tattoo Design

Birth Month Flower Tattoo Designs

Birthstone Flowers Tattoos

November Birth Flower Tattoos

Chrysanthemums: The November birth flowers, chrysanthemums, are often nicknamed “mums.”

Chrysanthemum flower tattoos are a symbol of all of the following:

  • Youth
  • Vitality
  • Ambition
  • Courage
  • Confidence

Check out a few of our favorite November birth flower design ideas…

1. Colorful Chrysanthemum Thigh Tattoo

2. Yellow Shoulder November Birth Flower Tattoo

3. November Birth Flower Chest Piece

4. New School Chrysanthemum Design

5. Outline November Birth Flower Idea

December Birth Flower Tattoos

Narcissus: December’s birth month flowers vary, as do the others, depending on who you ask, and what country you happen to be in. The consensus usually agrees upon the narcissus. The narcissus is similar to the daffodil…except, thanks to the name, doesn’t get the same reputation of overwhelming joy and cheer.

Narcissus flower tattoos are a symbol of all of the following:

  • Rebirth and renewal
  • Good luck and happiness
  • Egoism and narcissism
  • Clarity and inspiration
  • Chinese New Year

Check out a few of our favorite December birth flower design ideas…

1. Black and White December Birth Flower Design

2. Narcissus Ankle Tattoo in Black Ink

3. Yellow Narcissus Flower Tattoo

4. December Birth Flower Outlined Design

5. Detailed Outlined Narcissus Flower

More Flower Tattoo Ideas You’ll Love

  • Artistic Dragonfly Tattoo Ideas: Symbolizing transformations, change, and new life, the dragonfly is a tattoo design that will never go out of style. Adding lots of details with many lines and colors or opting for a more simple design, a dragonfly tattoo is beautiful. Whether you are in the midst of significant changes in your life or have experienced an awakening of some sort, a dragonfly tattoo is perfect for you. Don’t miss out on these stunning design ideas!
  • Vibrant Violet Flower Tattoo Ideas –  Violets have been around and used in ceremonies and culture for centuries. The leaves are heart-shaped and therefore get associated with beauty and love in certain circumstances. However, these flowers mean whatever you want when you get the tattoo. I’m partial to them because they are my sorority Sigma Kappa tattoo ideas of choice. The key is to make sure you get a tattoo artist that you feel comfortable with.
  • Tiny Flower Tattoos (Petite + Pretty) – Flower tattoos are a timeless way to honor your femininity. They are rich in meaning and beauty, and you can truly never go wrong. If smaller tattoos are more your style then check out this list of Tiny Flower Tattoos. We’ve included a wide variety of styles and flowers, there is bound to be one that you’ll fall in love with. Check them out!

Birth Flower Tattoos