Flowers are a natural and precious beauties that the earth has gifted us, we prefer to give flowers on special occasions like wedding, Valentine’s Day, birthdays, funerals and so on as a token of love or to express our feelings. Flowers are meant to express emotions which a human may fail to express. We always thought flowers are easy on our purse, if you still think so; we have collected the top 5 flowers which are most expensive on our planet.
Kadupul Flower: Priceless
Kadapul flower is one of the rare and exceptional flowers which are white-yellow colored also known as ‘The Queen of the Night’, blossoms only at night emanating a calm and lovely fragrance. Kadupul withers before dawn and dies at the moment you try to pick it and simply it is priceless and cannot be sold.
Rothschild’s Slipper Orchid/Gold of Kinabalu Orchid: $5,000
Gold of the Kinabalu orchid previously known as “the aristocrat of all slipper orchids” are stunningly beautiful green petals with red dots. This rare and endangered species flower can be found only in Malaysia’s Kinabalu National Park and takes years to grow and bloom. Due to its rareness the one stem of flower sells up to $5,000 (nearly £4,000).
Juliet Rose: $3 million
Juliet Rose is one of the unique and expensive kind roses which took over 15 years to develop by its creator David Austin costing $3 million. The soft peach colored rose looks amazingly beautiful when fully opened and is often used as a wedding flower.
Saffron Crocus: ($1200 – $1500 per pound)
With purple petals and orange stamens, Saffron is a human cultivated flower and is well-known for the spices it brings out once dried. Used in different parts of the world as one of the cuisine spices, nearly 80,000 flowers are needed to weigh only about 500 grams of Saffron spice and thus makes it one of the expensive flowers.
Shenzhen Nongke Orchid: $202,000 per Plant
There are usually many varieties of orchids around the world but the man-made Shenzhen Nongke Orchid is extra unique and blooms once in every five years. It took 8 years to develop this orchid by the scientists from agricultural research corporation Shenzhen Nongke Group. Because of its rareness, beauty and taste, it was sold for $202,000 at an auction.
Gloriosa Lily: $6 – $10 per flower
Gloriosa Lily is yet another expensive and rare flower with native only in Asia and South Africa. It possesses various other names such as glory lily, fire lily and flame lily. It is one of the most elegant showy flowers flexed and pronounced 3 meters long petals with changing color from center to its tip. In spite of being poisonous, in the native areas where they are grown Gloriosa Lily is used as a medicinal plant. The cost of this flower is around $6 – $10 per vine and is expensive but adds perfect texture while adding to your center pieces or bouquet. So, this is our list of top 6 most expensive flowers on our planet. No matter how costly the flowers are, gifting a single rose itself changes the mood of your loved one. Try gifting stunning flowers to your special ones from Rose & Co in Australia.