More World Record Flower Facts


The Worlds Largest Flower Auction & Market

The Worlds Largest Flower Auction & Market

The world’s largest flower auction and flower market is Bloemenveiling Aalsmeer (VBA) in Aalsmeer, The Netherlands. Every weekday approximately 19 million flowers and 2 million plants of over 12,000 varieties are sold with a daily turnover of €6 million ($7.2 million, £4 million). The total area of the building covers 999,000 m² (10 million ft²) which is equal to 165 soccer fields.

The tallest flower structure was the Chrysanthemum tower “Tengwangge”, measuring 24.43 m (80 ft 1 in) high. It was created for the 9th China (Xiaolan, Zhongshan) Chrysanthemum Exhibition in Xiaolan town, China and measured on 23 November 2007.

Arabidopsis Plant

The first plant to flower & successfully reproduce in space: In 1982, the then Soviet Union’s Salyut-7 space station crew grew some Arabidopsison board. During their 40-day lifecycle, they became the first plants to flower and produce seeds in the zero gravity of space.




The longest flower box measures 1,218.23 m (3,996 ft 9.72 in) long and joins the villages of Unterretzbach and Mitterretzbach (both Austria). It was measured in Unterretzbach, Austria, on 28 July 2010.

About Connor Lowry

I love flowers! I enjoy writing about them as well as gardening. Mostly I love finding new and unique flower gardening ideas I encourage you to post regularly on this blog, and send in guest blogs or ideas for new blogs as well. New and exciting blogs are always welcome I intend to post a lot of interesting facts and fun stuff about flowers, as well as info on many varieties of flowers.
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