Flower tattoos are for the most part a development of the past few decades, and testimony to the fact that it is now acceptable for a woman to get tattoos ( it wasn’t always like this). A floral tattoo is often a good first tattoo for a woman who outgrew the age of the fake tattoo and wants something fairly subtle.
The symbolic meanings of lily have always signified the western deities. Then they denoted, innocence, chastity, purity as well as the Virgin Mary. Long ago the inhabitants of Greek and Egypt associated this flower with fertility.