1.Shenzhen Nongke Orchid:

In 2005, a rare and unique orchid named the Shenzhen Nongke Orchid was sold at auction for around $200,000. It was cultivated for eight years before it bloomed.

2.Kadupul Flower (Epiphyllum oxypetalum):

This unique flower, native to Sri Lanka, is known for its short lifespan, blooming only at night and wilting before dawn. Due to its rarity and ethereal beauty, it is hard to put a specific price on it, but it is considered one of the most expensive flowers in the world.

3.Juliet Rose:

This beautiful rose was created by David Austin Roses and took 15 years and around $5 million to develop. Individual stems can be quite expensive.

4.Gold of Kinabalu Orchid (Paphiopedilum rothschildianum):

Native to Malaysia, this striking orchid is highly prized by collectors and can fetch a high price in auctions.

5.Saffron Crocus (Crocus sativus):

The saffron crocus is not expensive due to its beauty but because of its role in producing saffron, one of the most valuable spices in the world by weight.

6.17th-Century Tulip Bulbs:

During the Dutch Golden Age in the 17th century, tulip bulbs became so valuable that they sparked an economic bubble known as “Tulip Mania,” with some rare bulbs being sold for astronomical prices at the time.

7.Lily of the Valley (Convallaria majalis):

This delicate and highly fragrant flower is challenging to cultivate and, as a result, can be expensive to buy.

8.Gloriosa:

This exotic and striking flower is often used in floral arrangements and is relatively expensive due to its rarity and unique appearance.

9.Hydrangea:

Certain rare varieties of hydrangea, especially those with unusual colors or large blooms, can be quite costly.

10.Orchids in General:

While not all orchids are expensive, some rare and exotic varieties, especially those that are difficult to cultivate, can command high prices in the market.

 

 

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