Rarest flower, Lady’s Slipper orchid, is now under the protection of the UK police

Some flowers are beautifully exotic. And some are so rare; they get protection as good as that of a queen! The lone standing lady’s slipper orchid which is a least 100 years old is all due to bloom in the next few weeks. And such a class this lady belongs to that she gets 24-hour police protection from possible poachers! Protected under the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 these rare flowers, deemed to be extinct in 1917, today can fetch up to $7,420. No wonder the police is considering spending thousands of pounds on CCTV cameras to keep a constant watch on the site in the north of England.

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There were purple and yellow variation tried, but with failed results.