Paphiopedilum Wössner Black Wings

Paphiopedilum Wössner Black Wings

(syn. Paph. Johanna Burkhardt)

(Paph. rothschildianum

Paph. anitum (syn. Paph. adductum))

Paphiopedilum Wössner Black Wings (Paph. rothschildianum x Paph. anitum (syn. Paph. adductum)) was originated and registered by F. Glanz in 2009.

Paphiopedilum Wössner Black Wings is a synonym of the Paph. Johanna Burkhart. POWO Kew did not recognize Paph. anitum as a separete species and treat it as syn. of Paph. adductum. However, some experts still consider them as two separate species or at least as Paph. adductum var. Paph. anitum.

Actual parents are Paph. rothschildianum 'Handsome' HCC/AOS x Paph. anitum 'Ninjia' HCC/AOS.

Previous Awards:

There are 13 AOS awards for this cross; cultivar 'Memoria Scott Collins' HCC/AOS 78 pts awarded in May 21, 2022 is the latest award.


Our candidate has 3 flowers on one 59-cm staked inflorescence. Plant is growing in a 13 cm plastic pot with bark mix with perlite. Plant has 2 mature and 3 new growths, 68 cm leaf span. 

Flower Measurements:

NS H - 21.5 cm;                   NS V - 19.0 cm;

Dorsal Sep. W - 6.2 cm;    Dorsal Sep. L - 7.0 cm;

Petal W - 1.8 cm;               Petals L - 18.0 cm;

Lat/Synsepal W - 5.6 cm; Lat/Synsepal L - 7.3 cm;

Lip/Pouch W - 2.5 cm;      Lip/Pouch L - 7.2 cm.

Exhibitor - Sergey and Elena Skoropad, NJ (Accredited and Associate Judges, Northeast Judging Center)

Plant has been nominated for flower award and scored 81 pts (Award of Merit)

Virtual Award Description

Three large, flat, richly colored flowers on an upright 59-cm staked inflorescence; dorsal sepal chartreuse, heavily striped cordovan, coalesced into large spot centrally; synsepal chartreuse, striped cordovan; petals well-shaped, broad, slightly twisted, light yellow, striped cordovan; pouch cream, overlaid light cordovan; staminode hirsute, cream, hairs cordovan; substance firm; texture satiny.