30+ Hibiscus Tattoos That Are a Must-Have for Floral Fans

Hibiscus tattoos are a hit for their stunning look and meaningful depth. These tattoos stand for beauty, love, and life’s fleeting nature. Thinking about inking one? It’s a brilliant choice to express what’s important to you, like living life to the fullest or showing pride in your roots, especially if you vibe with places where hibiscus flowers grow.

Picking the right spot for your hibiscus tattoo matters. Looking for something more private? The inner wrist or ankle might be your go-to. Ready to make a statement? Then shoulders, back, or thighs offer plenty of space for bigger, eye-catching designs. Price-wise, small, straightforward designs start from a few hundred dollars, with bigger, more intricate work costing more. The final price tag will depend on the tattoo’s complexity and the shop’s location.

If hibiscus tattoos are on your brain, dive into the 30 design ideas below for a dose of inspiration. From minimal to elaborate, there’s a style for every preference and pocket.

1. Blue Hibiscus


If you are looking for a color that will be noticeable and that will stand out, this shade of blue will be perfect for you. With yellow and green details, blue will blend in perfectly and come to life.

2. Tatto On Arm


If red is your favourite color, you will love this design. It will take some time to achieve this together with an experienced tattoo artist. The shoulder position is a safe choice for most young men and women.

3. Purple Hibiscus


Hibiscus flowers symbolize your femininity, strength and well-known vibe and energy. Once you receive a hibiscus flower or bouquet, let the world see your admiration and glory, as well as inner success. Purple is also a good choice for this type of tattoo.

4. Black And White


Simpler tattoos like this one will suit you. It’s cute and minimalistic. You will need three hours of free time for this.
This black flower shows your personality and your momentum. It’s cute and girly without being overbearing.

5. Thin Lines


This forearm tattoo has an elegant and cute arrow symbol that is not so common when it comes to flower or hibiscus tattoos. If you like unusual prints, try this option. This duet will represent your inner energy and your path. If you’re trying to overcome something stressful in your life, try this special idea.

6. Classic Black


Stick to black and white and show the true beauty of this flower tattoo with this design. Ideal for those who are afraid of the color and process of tattooing. It means your ability to enjoy life and overcome all obstacles. Ideal for those who enjoy simple details and black ink.

7. Colored Hibiscus


Do you like multi-colored tattoos? If red is your favourite color, you will gravitate towards this design. It is extraordinary and romantic, and at the same time, it is playful. Red is the color of energy and strength. If it suits your mood and your energy, this hibiscus is just what you need.

8. Shoulder Tattoo


Shoulder tattoos can look distinctive and unique in their way. This design is suitable for both men and women and most people will gravitate towards a larger design if they want to naturally attract attention. The hibiscus flower is the flower of romance and love. This idea will look best on those who are not afraid of the needle or the tattooing process.

9. Flowers And Butterflies


What else goes better with flowers than butterflies? This tattoo was also done with black ink, but the details on it are a little different and there are a few more of them. The butterflies on this tattoo are a real addition to the look, because it is in their nature to beautify wherever they are, whether in the real world or the world of tattoos.

10. Smaller Shoulder Tattoo


This shoulder tattoo is for those who like detailed and great ideas. If you prefer black and white ink, this idea is for you. This idea is layered and will represent your personality. That way you will look like a sincere and honest person in any situation.

11. Red Flower


The combination of red and yellow colors goes well with each other. Small details like green leaves or small red buds are a great detail as an accessory, and this technique looks like it was done with watercolor paints and because of that it is even more interesting.

12. Small Tattoo


Minimalist lines and beautiful black ink can make your tattoo creative and flawless if done right. If you are someone who gravitates towards black print and floral combinations, try this one. Show how delicate you are and how much are you a simple person who loves minimalistic stuff. Women of any age can and will easily wear this design on their arm or forearm, or even a leg like the one in the photo.

13. One Simple Flower


Mini tattoos and cute ideas like this one are for playful girls and those who don’t want to look overdone or too loud with their chosen print. This flower is a symbol of fame and with several butterfly prints, it will represent your desire to travel and see the world from your unique perspective.

14. Turtle And Flower


Here is an animal that has always been considered a symbol of longevity, prosperity and the greatest possible protection. Guess what, it’s a turtle – a cute reptile with a distinctive shell. In combination with this flower, which mainly represents beauty and tenderness, you will get a perfect tattoo.

15. Bright Red Hibiscus


Bright red hibiscus will be something that will be noticed immediately at first glance, because of the size of the tattoo followed by the bright red color, it is impossible to remain unnoticed. The green color of the leaves additionally contributes to this.

16. Black Details


A small flower tattoo that is followed by black details. You can always add some detail to any tattoo that suits you or that the tattoo artist suggests, and you like it. This tattoo is located on the back, somewhere from the shoulder down.

17. Blue Butterflies


Black has always gone well with all other colors, but we think this shade of blue goes perfectly with black details and black lines. Blue butterflies completed the tattoo design and brought color and life to that same design. If you think it’s better to color the rest of the tattoo, just choose a shade that suits you best and describes you best.

18. Paper Tattoo


We named this tattoo a paper tattoo. Doesn’t it look like a drawing on paper or a napkin? Certainly, the tattoo is smaller in size and very beautiful, you can tattoo it on the leg or arm because it fits best there and can stand alone the best.

19. Tropical Knee

The tropical knee is perfect for summer, and when your skin darkens in the sun, the tattoo will come out even more beautifully and the colors will stand out on the body even more beautifully. This plant is a tropical plant and is most often associated with tropical regions.

20. Red Line Tattoo


Small tattoos made with red thin lines are very gentle and suit every female person who chooses them. These tattoos are especially beautiful because they are different from the usual black tattoos that people usually opt for.

21. Tropical Idyll


This real tropical idyll can be found on your body if you decide for it. This tattoo takes more time, we’re sure, and we called it a tropical idyll because there’s a colorful parrot under the flower motif that adds to that tropical look. Parrot colors are always very bold and strong, as is the case here on this flower tattoo, so they would go well together.

22. Pink Flower


By its nature, hibiscus is of different colors, so you can easily apply it to tattoos as well. In this case, it’s a soft pink color that looks perfect on the skin. Accompanied by dark green details, pink will stand out perfectly.

23. Minimalist Flowers


Small and irresistible hibiscus flowers can be found on your skin in just a few steps. Because of its small size, this tattoo will not take much time to make, and the design is very easy and simple because it does not include too much skin and does not have too many details.

24. Birds And Neon Flowers


You can also add a bird print to the hibiscus design. This one in particular showcases your radiant, fluid and feminine features that you will always love to show off. This duet represents you and your will to find your way when life comes your way. If you try to stay positive and always look for a will (because where there’s a will, there’s a way), this combination of hibiscus and birds will work for you.

25. Small Tattoo On Chest


If you are looking for a place for a tattoo where it will not be too noticeable, and yet you will know that you have it and sometimes you will be able to highlight it (most often with a summer wardrobe), this photo is right for you. It is small, with black lines and it is thin, so it will be able to easily fit on your skin.

26. Elbow Tattoo


Another minimalist tattoo with which you can express your femininity in the right way. This tattoo is located near the elbow and is not too noticeable, but it can still be noticed. It is made with thin lines, which is why it is fine line tattoo art.

27. Adorable Hibiscus Flower


If you want a smaller tattoo, this design is perfect. It’s great for those who want something sweet and feminine at the same time. It will take 2-3 hours of your time to fully get and enjoy this tattoo. These three hibiscus flowers will represent your character and your energy. It will also mark your past and future actions.

28. Pastel Tattoo


Another beautiful and unique way to express your femininity is through this pastel pink hibiscus tattoo. This pink color is too gentle, so we can classify it as a kind of pastel color that has been more and more popular in different areas lately.

29. Hand Tattoo


The hand is also the most common place for tattoos, and also one of the most noticeable. If you want to be noticed a lot, you won’t go wrong with this choice. The tattoo is bolded with a slightly thicker black line and is located in the middle of the hand, so it is impossible to miss.

30. The Front Side Of The Elbow


The front of the elbow is also suitable for small tattoos like this one. This place is easy to cover and reveal as needed, however, you like it. If you have to hide your tattoo because of a job that doesn’t allow it, you can easily do it with longer sleeves, and you can still show it when you want to in places where it is allowed or on a simple walk around town.

So, if you’re into hibiscus tattoos for their beauty or meaning, there’s plenty of designs to check out. Your tattoo journey is personal, so picking the right design and spot is crucial. Look through these ideas, get inspired, and get ready to add a unique piece of art to your story. Happy tattooing!

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Soheil Khaledi

I've been a tattoo artist for over 13 years, working in 35 states and abroad. My art is prominent in the Pacific Northwest and Hawaii. I also tattoo on military bases in foreign countries. I share my inspirations on my blog.

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