14 Most Expensive Plants from Around the World
Corpse Flower (Amorphophallus titanum): Known for its giant bloom and foul odor, the Corpse Flower is a rare plant that can fetch a high price due to its rarity.
Rothschild's Orchid (Paphiopedilum rothschildianum): This orchid species native to Borneo is highly sought after by collectors and orchid enthusiasts.
Saffron Crocus (Crocus sativus): Saffron,derived from the stigma of the saffron crocus is one of the most expensive spices in the world due to the labor-intensive process of hand-harvesting.
Shenzhen Nongke Orchid: Developed in a laboratory in China, the Shenzhen Nongke Orchid is a man-made hybrid that took eight years to cultivate. It has sold for thousands of dollars.
Juliet Rose: The Juliet Rose, developed by renowned rose breeder David Austin, is a hybrid tea rose known for its large, rosy pink blooms.Its exclusivity and the extensive breeding.
Pitcher Plant (Nepenthes rajah): Nepenthes rajah is a species of pitcher plant native to Borneo. It is known for its impressive size and large pitcher-like structures.
Middlemist Red: The Middlemist Red is a rare and endangered flowering plant, with only two known specimens in existence. It is considered one of the rarest plants in the world.
Jade Vine (Strongylodon macrobotrys): Native to the Philippines, the Jade Vine is known for its vibrant turquoise-blue flowers. Its rarity and unique color make it a prized ornamental plant.
Kadupul Flower (Epiphyllum oxypetalum): The Kadupul Flower, also known as the Queen of the Night, is a cactus flower that blooms only at night and lasts for a few hours.
Black Bat Flower (Tacca chantrieri): With its unique and intricate flower resembling a bat in flight, the Black Bat Flower is a rare and sought-after plant among collectors and enthusiasts.
Gold of Kinabalu Orchid (Paphiopedilum rothschildianum): Found in the Kinabalu National Park in Malaysia, it is a rare and prized orchid species known for its golden-yellow blooms.
Kadupul Fern (Platycerium alcicorne): The Kadupul Fern, also called the Staghorn Fern, is known for its striking fronds and unique growth habit.
Youtan Poluo: Youtan Poluo is a tiny, translucent plant with Buddhist significance. It is considered extremely rare, and there have been instances of individuals paying high prices.
Lisianthus Eustoma (Double Yellow): Lisianthus Eustoma, particularly the rare double yellow variety, is highly prized among flower enthusiasts and florists for its unique and vibrant.