The 8 Most Expensive Houseplants in the World

The variegated monstera varieties, a symbol of opulence in the plant world, have fetched up to $38,000 at auctions.

The variegated mini Monstera, with a record sale price of $27,000 for just nine leaves, shows that good things come in small, expensive packages.

The 800-year-old Bonsai tree, a living piece of art, comes with a hefty price tag of $1.3 million, blending tradition with luxury.

The Shenzhen Nongke Orchid, a marvel of science developed over eight years, sold for $224,000, making it a blooming luxury.

The large Monstera Obliqua, known for its strikingly holey leaves, has captured hearts and wallets alike with bids reaching $23,000.

The Philodendron Tortum, a sculptural beauty with a price over $400, turns heads with its spiraled leaves and unique growth pattern.

The Philodendron Pink Princess isn't just a plant, it's a fashion statement with prices up to $1000 for its pink-splashed leaves.