Tattoos - Rose tattoos are the most requested flower tattoos.
The rose represents love and is symbolic of purity, passion, and
chastity. In Christianity the rose represents survival of
persecution and is a symbol of the miraculous. The Virgin Mary is
known of "The Mystical Rose" and the "rosary" once consisted of
roses. Different color roses can symbolize different things. The
yellow rose represents joy, the orange rose symbolizes enthusiasm,
the white rose is for reverence and the light pink rose represents
sympathy and admiration. Red roses can symbolize love, blood,
romance, etc. A tattoo of a rose with thorns can symbolize ecstasy
with agony, love with risk, and beauty with sacrifice.