Cryptofloricon: send bouquet-encoded messages


I wish they’d make it easier to identify the flowers in the particular messages. For instance here’s the bouquet for “I see what you did there”:

But you have to go to a different section to determine that that’s one rose, three chrysanthemums, and a gerbera. An explanation of how they arrive at these messages would also be nice. The language of flowers has always interested me, and David Mitchell has a pretty good take on it:

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Cryptofloricons? Won’t Optimus Prime be fighting them in the new Transformers movie?

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The Cryptofloricon is a nine pound (4 kg) novel about Victorian Secret Gardens written by Neal Stephenson.


I’m trying to figure out how you implement RSA.

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Slow day on the boingboing?



and now I type more because different so website will accept edit. <–ignore

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