17 Remarkable Poppy Flower Tattoo Designs

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If you’re looking for poppy tattoo design ideas, we’ve got you covered. The poppy flower can be simplified to its bright red petals and black center. A poppy flower tattoo looks great on its on, or as a new addition to your tattoo sleeve.

According to Source Tactical Gear “The red poppy flowers represent consolation, remembrance and death. Likewise, the poppy is a common symbol that has been used to represent everything from peace to death and even simply sleep.”

If you love the beauty of this flower or connect with it’s symbolism, here are a some tattoo design ideas to inspire you.

poppy flower on arm
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poppy flower with bears
Credit: buju_tattoo

Fashion Poppy

This fashion poppy tattoo is creative and unique. The tattoo features a person with a poppy flower for their head, and they’re wearing a suit covered with flowers. And you can’t forget to mention the awesome pair of sneakers they’re wearing. The artist did an amazing job with the shading for this tattoo as well.

fashion poppy
Credit: czarne.maki
black and white poppy flower tattoo
Credit: davide.mancini

Feminine Poppy Flower Tattoo

Women will love this delicate poppy flower tattoo. The colors look wonderful, and the shading looks great too. Plus, the location of this tattoo is just perfect.

feminine poppy flower tattoo
Credit: eva_tattooist
bicep tattoo with poppy and lightbulb
Credit: ikova_tattoo_studio

Butterfly and Poppies

If you love butterflies and poppy flowers, why not combine them into one beautiful tattoo design. You can have your butterfly colored in using your favorite color.

butterfly and poppies
Credit: j.ryong__tattoo

Poppy Flower with Geometric Shapes

This tattoo is absolutely stunning. The flower itself has an amazing realistic appearance, and the shading was done perfectly. Not only that, but the shapes were so well done. Also, you can’t look pass the quote that says “We’ll be alright.”

Poppy Flower with Geometric Shapes
Credit: kevinleetat2
poppy flower tattoo on arm
Credit: laravinckdesigns

Flower Sleeve

As you’ve probably seen, flower tattoos make great arm sleeves. They look great when using black ink only, and they also look amazing when filled in with colored in.

flower tattoos sleeve
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simple poppy tattoo
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Flower with Signature

I’ve seen this style of tattoo before and I absolutely adore it. The stem of the flower is actually a name of your choice. This particular tattoo says “family,” but you could use your name or the name of a loved one.

flower with quote
Credit: roserathian
colorful poppy flower tattoo
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Flowers in a Bottle

Instead of a message in a bottle, this tattoo features flowers in a bottle. If you love botanical tattoos, this tattoo will give you plenty of inspiration.

flowers in bottle botanical tattoo
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poppy ankle tattoo
Credit: tory_tattooer

Watercolor Poppy

A watercolor tattoo is a tattoo that is created to look like it was done using watercolor paints. This watercolor poppy has been placed on the shoulder and extends down the back of the arm.

watercolor poppy tattoo
Credit: veroni.ink

If you’re looking to get a new tattoo, consider the beautiful poppy flower. Hopefully you’ve found some great ideas on how this flower can be incorporated into your tattoo design or as an addition to your already existing sleeve.

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