Paphiopedilum rothschildianum (‘Val’ FCC/AOS x ‘Mont Millais’ FCC/AOS/RHS) from the world famous Tokyo Orchid Nursery. Paphiopedilum rothschildianum ‘Val’ FCC/AOS has been used in Japan for years to produce dark flowers. ‘Mont Millais’ is another favorite parent in for Tokyo Orchids.
The reciprocal of this cross produced some spectacular flowers, including ‘Black Beauty’ which received a silver medal in Japan. Only a few of these plants are available here in the USA.