Inside: Amazing rhododendron tattoo ideas and their meaning.
Do you have a favorite flower? Most people do. Mine changes pretty often, but my most recent favorite has been the amazing rhododendron flower.
I am obsessed with its look: the vibrant colors and the many petals that come together to make this unique floral beauty. But I think my favorite thing about this flower is the positive symbolism it holds behind those petals.
I have been doing some research on it since I will actually be getting a rhododendron tattoo of my own soon. I wanted to share what I found with you, along with some of the cool ideas I came across while looking for some inspiration to bring to my tattoo consultation. Let’s get into this together!
Rhododendron Flower Meaning
Rhododendrons are a beautiful flower on the outside, yes. But they are also beautiful on the inside. Metaphorically, of course. This flower holds lots of symbolism that makes this tattoo even more meaningful than it already is.
According to Florgeous “Because the rhododendron is native to sunny areas, it can bring light and warmth to any bouquet. It symbolizes beauty and energy and can help tie a bouquet together with its symbolism of optimism and cheer. It can also serve as a symbol of love and general positivity, too.”
I love this interpretation. I relate to many of these ideas that the rhododendron flower brings forth. It is for this reason that I am setting my tattoo appointment soon! This brings me to my next question.
How Much Does a Rhododendron Tattoo Cost?
When it comes to tattoos, pinpointing an exact cost can be very hard. There are so many different factors that go into the price that I can confidently tell you that I will not be able to give you an answer.
In general, it can be assumed that the more detailed and large a tattoo is, the more expensive it will be. A tattoo artist works on an hourly rate, so it only makes sense that something that takes longer to make is going to be more expensive.
Will It Hurt?
I wish the answer was no. But you have most likely heard the famous saying, “no pain, no gain,” haven’t you? Without pain, tattoos would not be as big of a deal as they are.
I mean, I totally get that permanence is a big factor as well, but you know what I mean. If you are getting a huge tattoo that will take many hours, I recommend getting some numbing cream for yourself. This way, on hour 3, you can give yourself some relief.
Now that we have gone over all of that awesome information, are you ready to look through some of these Rhododendron tattoo ideas? I hope so…because here we go!
Small Rhododendron Designs
If you are not a big fan of large tattoos, then this is the perfect list to start out with. I understand not wanting big tattoos. The way I think about it, I can get more small tattoos than I can big tattoos, so I just tend to lean more that way. I also like to get my tattoos as I go through life changes, so it is helpful to keep them small. Take a look at these if you like to keep them tiny!
1. Pink Rhododendron Realistic
2. Bicep Tattoo In Black and Whtie
3. Black and White Flower Tattoo
4. Dark Detailed Ankle Rhododendron
5. Perfect Arm Flower Tattoo
6. Little Flowers on Shoulder
7. Single Rhododendron Flower
8. Pink Rhododendron with Green Flower
9. Single Flower with Good Shading
10. Budding Rhododendron
11. Cute Fox with Flowers
12. Red Ink Shin Tattoo
13. Rib Tattoo with Cool Detail
14. Grey Tattoo with White Accents
15. 3 Budding Rhododendrons
Colorful Tattoo Ideas
I am a huge fan of colorful tattoos, although out of my 8+ tattoos one is done with color. I did this on purpose for styling reasons, I will get more colorful ink done in the future. But for now, I wanted to show you some great colored options. Rhododendrons thrive with their color being shown off. Check these out and see what you think.
16. Pink Rhododendron Tattoo
17. Cute Red Dragon Tattoo
18. Sweet Pink Rhododendron
19. Vibrant Rhododendron Flower
20. Bouquet of Pink Flowers
21. Mixed Floral Tattoo with Orange
22. Pink Bouquet with Green Leaves
23. Full Colored Sleeve
24. Rainbow Flower Bouquet
25. Pink Blue and Purple Flowers
26. Brightly Colored Leaves
27. Pink Flowers with Green
28. Pink Green Flowers
29. Flowers with Multiple Styles
30. Spotted Light Pink Flowers
Realistic Rhododendron Tattoo Ideas
There are so many different art styles out there. Sometimes the flower can be lost when the art is too abstract. So this list brings us back to the basics. Although, these tattoos are anything but. Below this is some of the most beautiful realistic rhododendron tattoos on this whole list.
31. Realistic Thigh Tattoo
32. In Arms Tattoo In Black and White
33. Rhododendrons with a Bell
34. Rhododendron Quarter Sleeve
35. Clean Flower with Leaves
36. Black and White Flower with Cute Bugs
37. Big Shoulder Piece
38. Bird with Rhododendron
39. Rhododendron with One Pink Flower
40. Black Bushel of Rhododendron
41. Delicate Flower Tattoo
42. Rhododendron Design for Men
43. Rhododendron with Frog
44. Animal Skull with Rhododendrons
45. Upper Arm Flower Tattoo
46. Side Thigh Piece
47. Beautiful Artwork Based on Rhododendron
48. Elbow Tattoo in Black and White
49. Full Sleeve Tattoo with Florals
Lovely Rhododendron Tattoos
Lastly, I wanted to include some of the tattoos that gave me my personal inspiration for my up-and-coming ink session. I tend to grab ideas from many different sources and combine them together to create my own unique tattoo. So you won’t see my design below, but you will get glimpses of it. I hope you love these as much as I do!
50. Rhododendron Flower with Shoulder
51. Big Lovely Leg Tattoo
52. Landscape with Rhododendron
53. Motivational Quote
54. Realistic One
55. Full Colored Flowers
56. Black and White Detailed Floral Tattoo
57. Red and Purple Flower
58. Deep Lined Flowers
59. Cute Colorful Flowers
60. Lined Flowers with Detail
61. Cute Matching Arm Flowers
62. Traditional Light Pink Tattoo
63. Yellow Bird with Pink Flowers
64. Cool Abstract Design
65. Dark and Light Pink Flowers
66. Pink and Yellow Rhododendron
67. Watercolor Abstract Rhododendron
Okay…seeing this list of ideas just made me even more excited for my appointment. It has been too long since I have gotten my last tattoo(a few months now) and I am itching to get another.
I hope you loved this article about rhododendron tattoos and their meanings. I think my favorite thing about tattoos is that they contain multitudes. I know that is a Walt Whitman quote about people…but I think it lands here too. Let’s face it…Walt always lands. He knows what he is doing.
Flower tattoos will never be out of style. With their effortless beauty and many symbolisms, how could they? If you would like to look at some of my other favorite floral designs, go for it.