The World's Most Expensive Plant
Orchid Flowers usually are surrounded with their rich, surreal and vital aura, a great marker of positivity and certitude in our surroundings.
Which Is the Most Expensive Plant In the World?
The world's most expensive plant is The Shenzhen Nongke orchid.
Marked by their undeniable beauty and charming essence, the orchid variety is sure to make it your next favourite plant.
Placed on a pedestal, superior of them all, Shenzhen Nongke orchid both in terms of its beauty and the price that follows.
Why is the Shenzhen Nongke Orchid so expensive?
Back in 2005 the Shenzhen Nongke Orchid was first sold at auction to an anonymous bidder for 1.68 million Yuan, or 1.66 Crore Indian Rupee.
The Shenzhen Nongke Orchid was developed during 8 years of research by the science of agriculture under the Shenzhen Nongke Group in China.
The winner takes it all!
Top 10 Most Expensive House Plants In the World
Here's a list of the Top 10 most expensive house plants in the world:
Never been sold and considered to be one of the most stunning flowers in the world,This Sri Lankan flowering beauty is found in Sri Lanka and adjacent regions of the Indian subcontinent. A rare find succulent with a short lifespan the kadupul flower is known to bloom only and only at night.
Cost: ₹41 Crores
The actual cost of the flower is 4,000 Rupees!
We are not joking! First showcased at the iconic Chelsea flower show in 2006, Juliet Rose took 15 long years to create, marking the incurring cost as Rs. Forty-one crores.
Cost: ₹16.5 Crores
Once upon a time in far off lands, A 250-year-old Juniper Bonsai Tree was sold for a whopping ₹16.5 Crores. The year was 1981. A fairytale? The photograph hasn't been found yet.
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Cost: ₹10 Crores
Not so long ago, 2011 to be precise, in Japan this 800 Years-Old Bonsai Tree was sold for a wacky ₹10 Crores at the International Bonsai Convention. Having etched its name in history of time and age, this tree was a crafted beauty.
Cost: ₹1.6 Crores
This is something you can actually buy!
Taking about 4-5 years to bloom, and more than 8 years to be developed.
This variety is very rare and hefty on the pockets.
Cost: ₹19 Lakhs
Often passed off by its common relative Monstera Adansonii by the sellers, Obliqua Monstera is also called the ‘More Hole than Leaf’ plant.
A bidder once spent ₹19,00,000 for the Large Monstera Obliqua plant.
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Cost: ₹15 Lakhs
The variegated Philodendron Minima was sold at a soaring high on the New Zealand’s auction website Trade Me. The basic price for a regular Minima could be anywhere between 4,000 to 8,000 Rupees, but it’s marked as a rare find.
Cost: ₹5 Lakhs
Sold for ₹5 Lakhs by a member on New Zealand’s trading website Trade Me in 2020,
Hoya Carnosa Compacta ‘Hindu Rope’ is a collectible.
Cost: ₹1.6 Lakhs
If you plan on investing in this collectible, the Half Moon Philodendron Pink Princess was also named the ‘2019’s Must-Have Plant’.
Cost: ₹24k- ₹41k
Ready to spend out anywhere between ₹24k- ₹41k?
This stunning white and green plant makes it a stand out from the rest of the varieties.
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That wraps up our list of the top 10 most expensive house plants in the world. As to why they are so expensive, basic economics will come to your rescue— the scarce the availability, the higher the price. And as of now, you may not be able to get your Shenzhen Nongke Orchid but getting an orchid is a good start. Check out these.