Chrysanthemum tattoo

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Among the flower tattoos, chrysanthemum tattoo is getting more popular. It is a great way to achieve a subtle and elegant tattoo look for women

Like many other flowers, chrysanthemum is also one of the atractive design elements for tattooing. Chrysanthemum is one of the most cultivated and popular plant of the daisy family.


In fact Chrysanthemums are flowering plants of the genus Chrysanthemum in the family Asteraceae. They are native to East Asia and northeastern Europe.

In some countries of Europe (e.g., France, Belgium, Italy, Spain, Poland, Hungary, Croatia), chrysanthemums symbolize death. People only use them for funerals or on graves. Similarly, in China, Japan, and Korea of East Asia, white chrysanthemums symbolize adversity or grief.

On the other hand in some other countries, they represent honesty. Americans usually consider this flower positive and cheerful.


The chrysanthemum is a symbol of friendship, openness, sincere attachment. Also this flower is the queen of autumn. It connects the warm tender breath of summer and light cold of winter.

To clarify, Chrysanthemum tattoo design can have different meanings depending on the color – red, white, yellow, blue, purple, pink.

The Chinese chrysanthemum meant cheerfulness. Whereas the red chrysanthemum stood for “I Love”. The yellow chrysanthemum symbolized slighted love. White chrysanthemum tattoo meaning is truth and loyal love.

In China, people usually associate this tattoo with Taoism. It symbolizes peace and fullness. In Japan, this flowers are a symbol of wisdom and health.

In conclusion, Chrysanthemum flower tattoo suits well for everyone. Overall you can made it on different parts of the body: arm, shoulder, thigh, leg, sleeve, back, foot, forearm, hip. You can make it black and white or in bright colors. Chrysanthemum tattoo often come with other designing elements, which produces varieties of tattoo ideas.

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