10 World’s Most Expensive Flowers

Flowers, are the most favorite present for our special one. It can flourished our day and wonderful events such as Mother’s Day, Valentine’s Day, Father’s Day and it will be the best addition on your wedding day decoration. Flower has been part of our live and every beautiful moment. Flowers are filling our life with their own beautiful ways. Even for the gardeners, beautiful flowers can be their business and the next question is, how much the flower enthusiasts would spend their fortunes to bring the flowers inside their home? Flowers are the perfect addition in your lovely garden. Most of us could afford the desired flowers, but in this article we will find out the list of unaffordable flowers throughout the world.


1. Lisianthus


Alright, our first flower is Lisianthus. Lisianthus or eusthoma grandiflorum can grow up to 15-60 cm with the diameter around 5 cm. Lisianthus are available in various colors such as white, purple, lavender, and pale blue. Lisianthus only have 2-3 weeks since the first day they are cutted from the stem before they withered and these flowers are also delicate and easy to break. That is why this Lisianthus are sold on high price. These beautiful flowers are sold for $10-$35 per bundle. Lisianthus are also usually called as “paper flower”. I believe that you already know the reason why Lisianthus is called like that isn’t it?

2. Lily of the ValleyLily of The Valley

The second world’s most expensive flowers on the list is The Lily of the Valley. The Lily of the Valley or Convallaria majalis is a beautiful white flower with the shape like a tiny bell. The Lily of the Valley blossoms in the mountainous area and usually it will blossom in the end of spring (early March) after the winter. This flower measurement is 15-30 cm in height and 5-10 mm in size. The reason why The Lily of the Valley is the world’s most expensive flower is, it has very short lifespan. This enchanted flower is producing a fragrant aroma and the florist must extremely careful to harvest this flower, otherwise it will immediately shorten the lifespan of this fragile flower. The Lily of the Valley are sold $15-$50 per bundle.

3. Hydrangea

Our next the most expensive flower in the world is Hydrangea. Hydrangea is Hydrangea is originated in the south and east part of Asia, America and also Indonesia. Hydrangea can grow up to 1-3 meter in height. This plant will start to grow during spring season until fall. This beautiful flower is usually for decorating official ceremony or wedding party. Hydrangea is used as the main ingredient of Japanese tea called Ama-Cha. If Japan has Ama-Cha, Korea also is also use this flower as the main ingredient of herbal tea called SugukCha. Hydrangea is sold for $6.5 per stalk.

4. Gloriosa

The third most expensive flower in the world is Gloriosa. This flower can only be retrieved in Asian and African continents. Unlike the other flower, Gloriosa has their own distinguished characteristic from their color base until the tip of its flower. Gloriosa is also colorful and the available color is green, orange, red, pink, and green. Due to its beauty, Gloriosa is stated as the national flower of Zimbabwe. Gloriosa also have different names such as Flame Lily, Fire Lily, Glory Lily, Superb Lily, Climbing Lily and also Creeping Lily. The different names of Gloriosa are referring to its blazing shape of flower. In 1947, a scientist made a diamond shaped like Gloriosa and it was given to Queen Elizabeth II as a prize on behalf of Zimbabwe country. Gloriosa are sold for $6-$10 per flower.

5. 17th Century Tulip Bulb

The next most expensive flower in the world is the 17th century Tulip Bulb. This flower was so expensive and many people want to grow them and sold the flowers. This ultra rare flower has successfully made a lot of people are willing to sold their land and home just to buy the seed of this rare flower. Therefore, the 17th century Tulip Bulb is really sold at insane price. According to the history, this flower can be sold for $5.700 during the 17th century. Unfortunately, in 1637 the price of this flower is lowered far from the original price.

6. The Saffron Crocus

The next list of the most expensive flower is Saffron Crocus. This flower can grow up to 15-30 cm. The flower of Saffron Crocus is usually made for seasoning ingredients called Saffron. To extract the seasoning ingredient from this flower is definitely not an easy job. At least, it needs 50.000 to 70.000 Saffron dried flowers to get 450 gram of Saffron seasoning. This is the reason why Saffron Crocus flower is labeled with extremely high prices. However, although the price of this flower is expensive, many countries such as India, Europe, Persia, Arab and Turkey are often use this flower as their popular seasoning. The Saffron Crocus is sold for $1.200-$1.500 per bundle.

7. The Gold of Kinabalu Orchid

They can only discovered in Malaysia, the National Park of Kinabalu specifically. The Kinabalu Orchid has long and green petal with red spots. This rare flower is tough and nearly impossible to move outside their native area. It also need a long time procedure to grow. Another reason why this flower is so rare and expensive is, it only blooms between April and May. After that, it will blooms many years later on.

8. The Shenzhen Nongke Orchid

In contrary of every flowers that I already discussed before, this flower is a masterpiece of human team experiment called The Shenzhen Nongke. They need 8 years of observation in how to grow this flower. The Shenzhen Nongke Orchid need 4-5 years to bloom. This flower has delicate aroma.

9. Juliet Rose

The Juliet Rose firstly introduced in 2006. Soon, this flower wins the people attention by its sophisticated and charming appearance. I mean how can’t you say this flower isn’t pretty? But you need to dig down your wallet to get this flower as it priced in about 3 million pounds.

10. Kadupul

The Kadupul Flower is a rare cactus flower . The person who can take their photo like above is probably the luckiest person because this flower is quickly withered as the night is over. To get this flower is almost impossible and it’s said that this flower is unable to acquired by anyone.


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