Flowers are the most beautiful ornament that decorates our world. Their beauty is not only admired out in nature but they are often given as tokens of love, admiration, celebration, expression of feeling, among other reason. Flowers come in all shapes, sizes, and colors but they also come in various price points too. While you may only spend a few pounds on a normal bunch of everyday flowers to fill a vase, there are times when it is worth splashing out a bit more on special arrangements.

While great flowers don’t have to cost the earth, history has taught us that sometimes people will shell out a small fortune on bouquets. Here are 5 of the most expensive flowers in the world which prove this point.

Kadupul Flower (Priceless)

Kadupul Flower is found only in Sri Lanka. This flower that grows on a cactus and is extremely rare. This stunning white flower blossoms at night and then will die by the next morning. Kadupul cannot be cut due to its very short lifespan and if it is picked, there is a big risk for damage and harm to the flower. Because of this, there can be no price on the flower which ultimately makes a priceless is also one of the most fragrant flowers it is the inspiration behind bottles of perfume.

Juliet Rose

This is the most elegant of the rose species and took 15 years in the making to create this beautiful design of a was showcased in 2006 at the Chelsea Flower Show and it is very unusual in how it blooms.

Shenzhen Nongke Orchid

This orchid is a man-made flower and is named after the group of researchers who originally cultivated it. It took them eight long years to breed this flower and observe it. The high price is for its beauty, rarity, background, and difficulty in cultivation. The orchid takes about five years to blossom and has a delicate taste.

Gold of Kinabalu Orchid

This flower is extremely expensive because of its beauty and rarity. It has lovely green petals embellished with red dots and is grown only in Malaysia’s Kinabalu National Park. It is difficult to cultivate this flower as it takes many years to appear. Its rarity and high price have earned this orchid the moniker “Gold of Kinabalu”.


In the 17th century Holland, tulips became extremely fashionable and wealthy Dutch flower lovers went crazy for them. The Dutch loved its shape and deep lush colors which were stronger than other flowers.