Flowers have a language of their own. Each has its own meaning and life to tell us…a life of beauty, a life of perfection and a life of mystery. Flower is the best way to express your feeling towards others. The Victorians had used flowers as a symbol to express their feelings. Deep-felt emotions like love, passion, longing can be beautifully expressed with flowers. But some flowers which eclipse all others in beauty and perfection may be very expensive. Let us check some of the most distinct, unique and expensive flowers in the world.
Kadupul Flower is sometimes known as the fragrance of the night. Because, this queen of the darkness blooms only at night and wilts before the twilight. This rare-blooming wonder hides mysteriously behind the veil of darkness. This untouched beauty is part of our nostalgia, pain and longing. It is an unexpected gift of excitement in a sleepless night. Its short life span gives it a magical touch that overflows with divine beauty. The flower is said to be priceless!
Shenzhen Nongke Orchid
Though look casual, Orchid is one the most expensive flowers in the world. In 2005, a group of Chinese scientists grew an orchid that was auctioned at $200,000 USD. That was the most expensive sale as of November 2010. It takes eight long years to bloom.
Even though, Crocus is a fairly average priced flower, this particular variety called Saffron Crocus may cost much more than that. Because, it is from this flower we make world’s one of the most expensive spices, saffron. It costs around £600 per pound!
Gold of Kinabalu Orchid
The “Gold of Kinabalu” is the most expensive orchid in the world. It is an endangered species of orchid that can be found only in aMalaysianNational Park. It will bloom only in April-May. This rare orchid takes 15 years to bloom making it the pricey flower in the orchid world. It costs £3,000 per stem.
We all hold Lisianthus close to our hearts as one of our favorite flowers. It captures our hearts because of its ability to be soft and pretty. This classic flower of beauty radiates with elegance and delicacy. They look great in an unstructured bouquet along with Roses, Peonies, Ranunculus or any other soft delicate petal like a flower. It is available in different colors like Deep Purple, Mauve, Pink, White, Cream and Lemon. They cost between $10 and $35 a bunch.
Casablanca Lily outshines every other flower with its large petals, vigorous growth, and sweet fragrance. This milk-white flower that dazzle with purity and elegance breeds wonder in the onlookers. Whoever goes near it will stand transfixed lost in its intense fragrance. According to horticultural professionals, ‘Casa Blanca’ is regarded as the best white Oriental Lily ever. It costs more than $10 per stem
Gardenia, the queen of the garden, requires great care to bloom. It has creamy white petals with intoxicating smell. They are green shrubs which grow flowers that are yellow and green in color. Gardenia which blooms in abundance is remarkably beautiful and sweet with its graceful white blooms. They know how to bring a smile to your face. You can get 3 Gardenia Blooms for $59.99.
Everyone will admire Hydrangea’s perfect roundness that looks like a blooming sun in the sky. It will be a perfect choice for a bouquet. The sweet, soft pastel hues of the hydrangea will bring a sense of love and happiness. Like roses, they can boost our moods bringing out a beautiful interplay of love and purity. It costs $6.12 per stem.
Rose, the symbol of love and purity, is a prominent element in many myths and fairy tales. It has been used as a metaphor for passion, beauty and intense love. This luxurious flower of beauty comes in a variety of colors like red, white and yellow. It can be incredibly expensive around Valentine’s Day. The regular price for Garden roses is around $89.
Tulips are common but expensive flowers which come in great varieties and color. It will look stunning in a wedding bouquet. It will give us lots of excitement and a promise of many beautiful summer blooms in the future. It blooms in different colors including white, cream, pastels and vibrant hues like red, purple and magenta. Popular tulip wedding flowers are the Dutch tulip, expensive and elegant French tulip and striped and brightly colored parrot tulips. French Tulips costs $5-10 per stem.