In Victorian times, flowers took on significance as a way to send coded messages; this was known as floriography from the Latin combining flora—“goddess of flowers” and graphein—“writing”. Each flower had a meaning that was conveyed to the viewer or receiver of the flower or bouquet of flowers—the lily of the valley represented humility, the coral rose represented desire and passion, the white lily represented purity, and so on.
I took a large number of photos in the Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Unfortunately, I cannot identify some of the flowers. Please reply and leave the number on the picture and the flower you believe it is in the reply. Then I can write about the meaning of each. Let me know if you can identify any of the following: