Lush gardening goes luxe with quest for rare plants, Home & Design News & Top Stories

In June, a Singapore collector paid $ 40,000 for a rare and exotic philodendron houseplant from Candy Floriculture, a nursery on Thomson Road.

The Instagram post showing the camera-shy collector’s back walking away on a Philodendron Spiritus Sancti was the talk of the town, focusing the spotlight on a growing community of serious plant collectors who seem immune to sticker shock.

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