Flowers are arguably Mother Nature’s most exquisite creations known to us,
which explains why they are known to be one of the most popular gifts to be given on different occasions. Given their diverse colors and the different meanings behind them, flowers make the perfect gift for countless occasions and could be sent to many special people no matter how different your relationships are; whether it’s a friend, a significant other, a close family member or even a dear colleague, flowers will be the perfect fit for almost every occasion!
Flowers come in different exotic shapes, sizes and colors, which explains why they come in different price points as well. Maybe most of us happened to receive pretty looking flower bouquets as a gift on different occasions, however, very few of us will be lucky enough to receive a bouquet including some of the rarest and fanciest flowers as the ones mentioned below! This article entails a collection of the most expensive flowers around the world that will definitely leave you shocked.
1. Kadupul flower – Priceless:
Also known as The Queen Of The Night, since it only blossoms at night and lasts for around four hours after being picked. This extremely rare flower comes straight from Sri Lanka, it can also be found in Indian and South American countries. Legend says, that when people pray to God while the flower is blooming, their prayers are more likely to be answered!
2. Juliet Rose -£3 million:
Roses have always been a unique flower among its counterparts, but it’s safe to say that this one is one of its kind! This rose was first introduced to the world by breeder David Austin. The most unique thing about this flower is its soft peach and apricot petals. The perfect combination of its angelic color, charming fragrance, and neat look makes it the perfect candidate for weddings and fancy occasions.
3. Shenzhen Nongke Orchid – $290,000 per flower:
This breathtaking flower is named after the Chinese group of people who conducted the experiment. This beautiful orchid took the researches around 8 years to fully grow, which explains the reason behind its expensive price, along extremely delicate appearance and rarity. The most interesting thing about this flower is that it was sold at auction back in 2005 to an anonymous bidder for 1.68 million Yuan, or £160000.
4. Gold of Kinabalu Orchid – $5,500 per flower:
There are multiple reasons why Gold of Kinabalu Orchid is considered as the queen of all orchids; it’s an extremely rare and endangered species, it takes around 15 years in order to bloom (yes, that’s right) and the shape of its long sweeping side petals pretty much look like a dancer of Sumazau (the most popular traditional folk dance in Sabah).
5. Saffron Crocus – $1,300 – $1,600 per pound:
The Saffron Crocus is more of a spice than a flower, it’s also known for possessing a greater value than gold! Its yellow stamen is what eventually becomes one of the most expensive spices (Saffron). It take up to 80,000 flowers just to create 500 grams of spice, which definitely justifies its great value.
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