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1888Orchids.com is proud to offer one of the darkest black orchids we have seen - Phalaenopsis Ever-spring Price "Black Bird" is the black orchid with flat petals and an almost perfectly round flower.  Black orchids are rare and hard to find. We are fortunate to offer this black orchid year around. It is sent nestled in our black metal planter. The combination is exquisite. It is topped with green mood moss. Add a special card message and your gift of a black orchid is complete.

About Our Black Orchid
1888Orchids.com is proud to have this black orchid available year around. We grow three varieties of orchids - all of them are Phalaenopsis types: 1) Phalaenopsis Ever spring Prince "Black Bird," Phalaenopsis Ever spring Prince "Black Eagle" and Phalaenopsis Ever spring Prince "Black Jack." The flowers on all these orchids are black or a very dark maroon. At first glance, the orchid definitely appears black. The buds are usually black with a mixture of green so the buds look black and slightly gray. The flowers are waxy and hard to the touch. We combine our orchids with either a black pot or planter and black bamboo. The result is a very special orchid gift.

More Information About Black Orchids
One of the darkest black orchids I have seen was a freak of nature. The name of the orchid is Paphiopedilum Astro Boy (Makuli x rothschildianum). This is a rare lady slipper orchid but it is not a black orchid. The flowers of this lady slipper type orchid resemble Paphiopedilum St. Swithin but this orchid was definitely black. Here is a picture of the orchid.
Black Orchid

After searching the Internet for a black orchid, here is a list of true black orchids I found.

Encyclia cochleata - the national flower of Belize, is known locally as the ´┐Żblack orchid´┐Ż
Telipogon portillae from Ecuador is also a very black orchid
Dracula vampira has petals and can be classified as a black orchid
D. roezlii
Polystachya transvaalensis (now a synonym of P. nigrescens)
Liparis nigra
Ophrys insectifera (fly orchid) have deep violet-black lips.

Black orchid hybrids also include the following...
Paphiopedilum Gaulois Grandeei
xDoritaenopsis Black Butterfly
Maxillaria schunkeana
Trichoglottis brachiat
Cymbidium canaliculatun var Sparkesii
Grammangis stapelliflora
( or Grammatophyllum stapelliflorum
Lady Slipper Cherry Black Lady Slipper Orchid
Trichoglottis brachiata 85
Laelicattleya Lc Mem. Robert Strait &quotBlue Hawaii"
Vanda David Gardner #1 Orchid
Epigeneium amplum
Liparis nervosa
Coelogyne pandurata
Cymbidium canaliculatun var Sparkesii
Trichoglottis brachiata ( or philippinense var brachiata)
Grammangis stapelliflora ( or Grammatophyllum stapelliflorum)

I think this is the most complete list of black orchids you will find.  We are adding more orchids to our orchids collection so check back often.

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Average Customer Review: 5 of 5 | Total Reviews: 2 Write a review.

  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
black orchid July 20, 2010
Reviewer: Robert Mortimer from Chula Vista, CA USA  
I ordered the black lady slipper orchid which was received by my daughter in Austin, TX and I am writing to let you know the black orchid was beautfiul.  I searched here and found this, I will order from you again... thank you

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Black Orchid April 14, 2008
Reviewer: David Bowman from San Diego, CA United States  
I have ordered orchids from you in the past but my last order was of a black orchid and it is still in bloom and I came back to your web page to look to see if you still had it and I am writing a comment to tell you how happy I am with this orchid.  It is really black and it came in a black pot just like you show.  I like anything black and this is a truly a great gift.  I like it a lot.
PS I will stop by to see you some day.

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