Most Precious Flowers Around the Globe

WRITTEN BY Divya Bhati

Kadupul Flower: Priceless

The Queen of the Night (Epiphyllum oxypetalum) is a beautiful white-yellow flowered cactus plant which blooms rarely, only at night and wilt before dawn.

Rothschild’s Slipper Orchid/Gold of Kinabalu Orchid: £4,000

“The aristocrat of all slipper orchids” is a rare and endangered species of flower which takes 15 years to grow and bloom. It is only found in Kinabalu National Park in Malaysia.

Juliet Rose: £2.3 million

Created by David Austin it took 15 years and $3 million to grow and develop.

Shenzhen Nongke Orchid: £160,000

It's a man-made orchid created by Chinese agricultural scientists. It only blooms once every four to five years.

Saffron Crocus: £9,500

The human-cultivated flower is most famous as a spice and more than 80,000 flowers are used to cream 500 grams of spice.

Gardenia: £15-£45

The ideal wedding flowers are the one of the most expensive ones that are sold as full plants.

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