In as much as we have lots of beautiful flowers in the world, we also have a lot of expensive ones and that’s why we came up with this article; Top 10 most expensive flowers in the world. Flowers are in no doubt one of the most beautiful thing of nature, though there are lots of other beautiful things of nature such as beaches etc.
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Top 10 most expensive flowers in the world
Eustoma, a genus of three species in the family Gentianaceae, grows natively in warm regions of the southern United States, Mexico, Caribbean and northern South America. Examples grow mostly in grassland and in areas of disturbed ground. 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.
LILY of the Valley
Lily of the valley, sometimes written lily-of-the-valley, scientific name Convallaria majalis /ˌkɒnvəˈlɛəriə məˈdʒeɪlᵻs/, is a sweetly scented, highly poisonous woodland flowering plant that is native throughout the cool temperate Northern Hemisphere. 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.
Per bunch of it can cost around $143 but in bouquet from, it can go up to $350.
Hydrangea is a genus of 70–75 species of flowering plants native to southern and eastern Asia and the Americas. By far the greatest species diversity is in eastern Asia, notably China, Japan, and Korea. 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.
Gloriosa is a genus of 12 species in the plant family Colchicaceae, and include the formerly recognised genus Littonia. 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
Gloriosa are now days sold at around $5-$10 per vine.
17th century Tulip Bulb
The sixth position on our list of the top 10 most expensive flowers in the world is 17th century Tulip Bulb; a very nice looking flower. This long expensive flower can be bought for more than $9 per bunch. Usually they come in 8,16 and more blubs in a bunch. They were sold at $5700 during 17th century Tulip Mania.
Saffron is a spice derived from the flower of Crocus sativus, commonly known as the “saffron crocus”. Saffron crocus grows to 20–30 cm and bears up to four flowers, each with three vivid crimson stigmas, which are the distal end of a carpel. 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.
Gold of Kinabalu Orchid
Paphiopedilum rothschildianum, commonly known as the Gold of Kinabalu orchid or Rothshild’s slipper orchid, is a large sized clear-leafed species of orchid. It blooms with a tall inflorescence with up to six, large flowers. It is unique in the Corypetalum group by holding its petals almost horizontally, giving the flower a very distinctive appearance.
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.
It is told that one stick of this flower is sold at $5000 in black market.
Shenzhen Nongke Orchid
This one of the most expensive flower was developed in the lab by agricultural research corporation Shenzhen Nongke Group. In the cause of its growth, it took the research a total of eight years. 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!