Lupine flower tattoo meaning and symbolism

Lupine flower is for those who’re looking for a symbol that’s as fragile as it is strong. While this tattoo design may not be the best fit for everyone, those with a love for nature and a willingness to embrace all of its beauty are sure to appreciate what this tattoo represents.

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This fluttering little flower goes by many different names around the world including Blue Ridge Mountain Daisy, Hoary Edge Gay Feather, and Whitetop Laurel Aster.

In Latin America it’s known as La Flor del Azafran, while the French simply refer to it as Lupin en fleur. No matter which side of the globe you hail from, there’s no denying just how delicate and fragile these purple beauties really are. But as the old adage goes, “just because it’s delicate doesn’t mean it can’t be strong.”

In fact, this flower is often used as a symbol of strength, love and happiness. In some cases, lupine flower tattoos are believed to represent the ability for humans to overcome any and all obstacles that may come their way – because after all, just about anything is possible with a little bit of hope!

Of course, there are a few other symbolisms commonly associated with this flower as well. In some cases the lupine flower is used as a sign of defiance – specifically when it’s time to say goodbye. Some have also pointed out that these flowers color can represent illness or death – although this isn’t something we’ve been able to validate just yet.

For those who’re looking for a more unique type of tattoo design though we recommend checking out our other blog posts such as this list of beautiful immortal flower tattoos or perhaps the inkblion post on forklift tattoos if you enjoy body art which has been inspired by machinery. You could also check out this post about the best tattoo designs ever!*


Regardless of what you’re looking for, it’s always a good idea to do some research into different tattoo artists and their work. It’s also important that you develop a plan as far as where you want your lupine flower tattoos and what kind of design elements will be incorporated into them before going under the needle. This ensures not only more accurate results but lessens the risk of infection and other issues which might occur. However small they may seem, even tattoos like these can cover up to large areas on certain parts of the body such as shoulders or arms – meaning that there is very little room for error when it comes to placement.