Top 10 Most Expensive Flowers in the World
Flowers are one of the most natural beauties of the world. They are also one of the most preferred gifts for loved ones. For women, Flowers are all time favorite. That is why men gift flowers to their partners. To win the heart of your girl, it may not cost you much but if you are planning to gift her below mentioned flowers, then you must think twice before making a plan!
From rare orchids to a flower that lives for just a few hours, here’s a list of the 10 most expensive flowers in the world.
10. Lisianthus – Most Expensive Flowers
The Eustoma grandiflorum, more commonly known as Lisianthus, is a flower that blooms annually. They grows natively in warm regions of the Southern United States, Mexico, Caribbean and northern South America. They comes in a variety of colors from pale purple, white, lavender, and even blue violet.
This beautiful flower costs around $35 per bundle. If you buy more than 5 bunches at a time, the price will drop to $32 for a single bunch. Sometimes shopkeepers sell them at $2 -$4 per stem.
9. LILY of the Valley
The sweetly scented but highly poisonous woodland flowering plant that is native throughout the cool temperate Northern Hemisphere in Asia, and Europe. They are ninth most expensive flowers on earth. See also; 10 Most Amazing Flowers and Their History.
Per bunch of it can cost around $143 but in bouquet from, it can go up to $350.
8. Hydrangea – Most Expensive Flowers
Hydrangea is a genus of 70–75 species of flowering plants native to southern and eastern Asia and the Americas. The 8th most expensive flowers comes in mostly white blooms, but some are noted for being blue, pink, light purple or violet.
The pure blue variety will cost you from $2 to $4.50-$7 per stem.
7. Gloriosa Lily
Native only in South Africa and Asia, the Gloriosa Lily is one of the most expensive flowers for being rare as well as being unique. The Gloriosa Lily is known for its showy flowers with pronounced, flexed petals and changing color from tip to center
Also, Gloriosa are now days sold at around $5-$10 per vine.
6. 17th century Tulip Bulb
They can be bought for more than $9 for a bunch. Usually they come in 8,16 and more bulbs in a bunch. They were sold at $5700 during 17th century Tulip Mania. In addition, it’s famous for its status as being more valuable than gold. See also; Top 10 most beautiful flowers in the world.
5. Saffron Crocus
The Saffron Crocus is one of the most expensive flowers in earth. It is purple in color but its rich yellow stamen makes it more unique. The Saffron is more famous for being a spice than a bloom, but is still commonly sold as a flower.
10 bulbs of Saffron Crocus can cost as much as $6. A pound can cost $1500 even.
4. Gold of Kinabalu Orchid
Due to its rarity and beauty, the Gold of Kinabalu Orchid is one of the most expensive flowers ever sold. The Gold of Kinabalu Orchid is found only in the Kinabalu National Park in Malaysia. Also known as Rothschild’s slipper orchid, is a large sized clear-leafed species of orchid.
It is told that one stick of this flower is sold at $5000 in black market.
3. Shenzhen Nongke Orchid
This beautiful flower was developed in the lab by agricultural research corporation Shenzhen Nongke Group. The orchid took the researchers eight years to grow. In 2005, it was sold at auction for a shocking 1.68 million Yuan, making it one of the most expensive flowers ever bought.
One cannot imagine that this beautiful flower can cost as much as $202000!
2. Juliet Rose – Most Expensive Flowers
Making its debut in 2006 at the Chelsea Flower Show, and took the floral world by storm not only for its elegance and blushing beauty, but because it was one of the most expensive flowers ever developed. It is known as the “£3 million rose”, which is equivalent to approximately $15.8 million.
To buy this, you have to earn as much as $16 million! Can you imagine? See also; World’s most beautiful Rose flowers.
1. Kadupul flower – priceless flowers
A fleeting beauty that blooms as infrequently as once a year. And when it does bloom, it does so in the dark of night and withers away before dawn. It is a flower that cannot be picked without causing damage to it, it simply can’t be purchased. See also; Most Beautiful Night Blooming Flowers That Really Mesmerize You.
Reports say Kadupul flower cannot be bought by anyone in this earth as it is priceless!
List Created By: Pritha Ghosh