Inside: Tiny Flower Tattoos (Petite + Pretty).

Flowers are one of the most popular tattoo designs that there are, and for good reason. Flowers are not only pretty, colorful, and simple, but they have great meaning behind each type.

From love, peace, and hard work, each flower comes with its own meaning that can be special to you and your life.

Whether this is your first tattoo or tenth these tiny flower tattoos are full of sweet meanings and colorful charm.

Small Pretty Floral Designs

Flower Tattoo Symbolism

Various flowers and colors will symbolize different things. Red flowers symbolize a burning passion, while white flower design symbolizes purity. Yellow flowers can stand for jealousy while violet rose can mean someone who is shy and timid. There are several different colors and designs available, giving plenty of meaning to those who desire flowers tattoos.

Here are some of the most common flower tattoos designs:

Rose Tattoos

Roses are the most common flower design for tattoos and have been tagged as symbols of love and passion. Roses are known for the endless beauty and love that they represent. A red rose shows true love, a pink rose represent elegance and grace. A peach rose represent friendship, and a coral rose reflects desires. A yellow rose is used as a symbol of friendship and devotion. A purple rose represents love at first sight, while an orange rose shows fascination and excitement. A white rose represents innocence and purity and a blue rose is a symbol of fascination and impossibility.

Lilly Tattoos

Lilly tattoos are a symbol of partnership. The lily usually represents a long-lasting relationship. It’s also a symbol of mothers. Ancient Greece believed that the lily flower sprang from the milk of Hera (Hera is the Queen of the Gods). For that reason, the lily flower was believed to symbolize the Divine Feminine.

Hibiscus Tattoos

The hibiscus which is the state flower of Hawaii is another flower design for tattoos. The hibiscus is a symbol of beauty and it’s believed that a gift of hibiscus might mean “seize the opportunity”. In Japanese culture the hibiscus flower means gentle.

Cherry Blossom Tattoos

Cherry blossom is one of the most fragile flowers and is thought of as a symbol of feminine strength and love. It can also represent a fleeting moment in one’s life with its petals blossoming only for a few days. The Japanese people see this flower as a metaphor for life which represents their own mortality.

Flowers with their natural beauty will always be an interesting tattoo design. They can be inked small or large and as bold as you wish them to be.

Daisy Flowers

When daisies open, they form the shape of a star, but only during the day. That’s why they’re also known as “day eyes.” This flower represents optimism, innocence, and simplicity. For that reason, it’s a tradition to give women daisies just after they give birth as a symbol of good faith for the newborn.


For many cultures, orchids represent love and sensuality, though it also depends on the color and the number of petals. Red orchids symbolize passion and sexual desire; yellow orchids are associated to eroticism, while the pink ones represent femininity and sensuality. Finally, white orchids represent pure love; that’s why they are often used as wedding decorations.


Due to their strong, peculiar fragrance, magnolias are often associated with intense emotions. Their meaning varies according to the culture. For instance, in China they represent a noble spirit and purity, while in Japan, they represent love of nature. In other countries, magnolias are symbols of victory.


Just like roses in Europe, in Japan, camellias represent eternal love. If the camellia is pink, it symbolizes seduction; white camellias are related to young love, and the red ones express passion and sexual desire.

Violet FLower

This flower is common in several myths and legends from different cultures as the representation of love and romance. In other traditions, it’s also related to mourning and love for those who aren’t with us anymore. Using violets as decoration at funerals is a common practice to protect the soul of the deceased from evil spirits.


One of the most famous references to poppies is the Greek myth of Persephone, the goddess of Spring and a symbol of fertility. Poppies blossom during Spring, and for that reason, they also represent abundance.


With the bright color of the Sun, these flowers represent joy, youth, and liveliness. They’re also synonymous with vitality and energy to face obstacles in life.

Dainty Flower Tattoos

If you want to get a nice tattoo, you can always go for something simple, especially if you are not very familiar with the tattooing experience yet. This small flower is a good start. It won’t be inconvenient in any circumstance either so you don’t have to worry about that.

1. Simple Flower Outline Idea

2. Small Rose Rib Tattoo

3. Dainty Poppy Tattoo Design

4. Daisy Tattoo Design

5. Small Behind the Ear Tattoo

Dainty Flower Tattoos

Tiny Flower Wrist Tattoos

6. Outlined Flower Bouquet Idea

7. Baby Blue Bloom Tattoo

8. Pretty Pink Flowers

9. Marigold Wrist Tattoo

10. Simple Flower Outline

11. Pink Rose Wrist Tattoo Design

Cute Small Flower Tattoos

Cute Small Flower Tattoos

12. Small Ankle Flower Outline

13. Tiny Tulip Tattoo

14. Small Flower Bundle on Ankle

15. Vibrant Wild Flowers

16. Back of Ankle Tattoo

17. Small Purple Rose Design

Cute Small Floral Tattoos

Tiny Lotus Flower Tattoo Designs

The Lotus flower is another common flower design for tattoos especially with women and it stands for absolute truth and purity. They are also known to symbolize beauty, peace, fortune, and goodness. In Hinduism and Buddhism, the lotus flower is considered to be a symbol of the awakening of the spiritual reality of life.

18. Small Lotus Outline

19. Back of Leg Lotus Design

20. Lotus Finger Dotwork Tattoo 

21. Thin Linework Lotus Idea

22. Pink Lotus Design

Tiny Pink Flower Tattoo

Small Floral Tattoos

23. Small Bouquet of Flowers

24. Little Sunflower Design

25. Black and White Bundle of Flowers

26. Tiny Colorful Flower Idea

27. Pretty Pink Behind the Ear Flower Design

Tiny Flower Wrist Tattoos

Tiny Plant Tattoos

28. Small Leafy Tattoo Idea

29. Vine Wrapped Finger Design

30. Palm Leaf Outline

31. Olive Branch Tattoo

32. Fern Leaf on Finger

33. Dainty Leaf Tattoo Design

Tiny Plant Tattoo Ideas

34. – 73. Small poppy flower designs

74. – 101. Lavender sprigs

101. – 130. Small Vintage floral Tattoos

131. Tiny florals tats on the ear

132. Small scattered flower ink

133. – 142. Small word tattoos for flower text

143. Small matching flowers for best friends

More Tattoo Inspiration Just for You

Hydrangea Flower Tattoos – If I had to choose my favorite flower ever, I would probably go with hydrangeas! They are so pretty, full, and fun, plus they have great meaning. A hydrangea tattoo can symbolize both positive and negative things. Depending on your situation, you should choose the meaning accordingly to your feelings. Maybe you feel remorse for someone you have said something bad but never had a chance to say sorry. A hydrangea tattoo would be a great way to express your apology.

Aster Flower Designs -Aster Flower Tattoos are beautiful and enchanting. They represent positivity, love, faith, and insight. While they can be made to look masculine, they are typically feminine and flirty. Add an aster flower tattoo to your shoulder blade, back, thigh, or anywhere else you want to add a piece of artwork. Have a look at these inspiring aster flower tattoo ideas.

Vintage Flower Tattoos – Incorporating flowers into any tattoo design can bring in color and imagery that can highlight important feelings and expression for the wearer. Using a vintage flair means toning down some of the color pallet and utilizing additional shadow techniques to create the perfect subtlety to add to any creation. Check out our list of vintage flower tattoo designs.


Tiny Flower Tattoos