Orchids in Germany






Information about orchid groups in Germany.  Native orchid photos, and distribution maps.  Gottingen, Germany.

Arbeitskreise Heimische Orchideen - AHO

German Orchid Society membership, contact, and local groups information. Founded in 1906. Germany.

Deutsche Orchideen-Gesellschaft

Orchid news, growing tips, events, and more.  Germany.


Community of orchid enthusiasts, from beginners to experts, who discuss many orchid topics in the German language.   Culture database and photo gallery are featured.  Berlin, Germany.


Orchid culture notes, membership, events, and contact information.  Monthly dinner meetings, lectures, and trips.  Founded in 1906.  Berlin, Germany.

Deutsche Orchideen Gesellschaft : Berlin

Wide variety of orchid species and hybrids offered.  Laboratory.  Schloß Holte-Stukenbrock , North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

Röllke Orchideen

Orchid genera offered includes Oncidium, Dendrobium, Cattleya, Zygopetalum, and Phalaenopsis.  Marko Holm.  Established in 1976.  Bedburg-Hau, Germany.

Orchideen Holm

Range of orchid species and hybrids (and Tillandsia) offered.  Attending events calendar.  Established 1983.  Grossraeschen, Brandenburg, Germany.

Gärtnerei Lehradt

Photographs, botanical illustrations, and other information concerning the native orchids of the the Swabian Alb mountain range. Markus Bernath.  Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany.


Photos of wild orchids European orchids, mainly from the Central and Mediterranean regions.  Peter Zschunke.  Frankfurt, Germany.


German language edition of Wikipedia focusing on the orchid plant family.

Orchideen – Wikipedia

Membership and activities information.  Founded 1955.  Cologne, Germany.

Deutsche Orchideen Gesellschaft : Rheinland

A wide variety of orchids available for sale.  Culture notes and newsletter.   Established 1897.  Johann-Christian Wichmann.  Celle, Germany.

Wichmann Orchideen

Group history, membership information, and events.  Founded in 1961.  Munich, Germany.

Deutsche Orchideen Gesellschaft : München-Südbayern

Selection of orchid species and hybrids available.   Established in 1958.  Peter Kopf.  Deggendorf, Germany.

Kopf Orchideen

Activities, membership, photos, and contact information.  Esslingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

Deutsche Orchideen Gesellschaft : Landesgruppe Württemberg

Orchids, ostriches, butterflies, and other interesting things.  Established 2013.  Münster, Germany.


Selection of wholesale and retail orchids available.  Established in 1993.  Cornelia Neuhaus.  Hückeswagen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

Orchideen Cornelia Neuhaus

Variety of orchids and accessories offered.  Orchid care notes, photos, and glossary.  Klaus-Dieter Lohoff.  Bielefeld, Germany.

Orchideen-Anzucht-Kultur - Lohoff

Protecting local orchids and their habitats.   The site features many photos and orchid descriptions.  Founded in 1981.  Germany.

Arbeitskreis Heimische Orchideen : Rheinland-Pfalz / Saarland

Group committed to the conservation of indigenous orchids found in the region.  The site features photos and descriptions of local orchids, and a book is available.   Founded 1961.  Saxony-Anhalt, Germany.

Arbeitskreis Heimische Orchideen : Sachsen-Anhalt

Providing a platform for the exchange of all types of information on orchids.   Some of the sections include terrestrial orchids, epiphytic orchids, identification, propagation, diseases, travel reports, and more.  Berthold Gross.  Marl, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.


Specializing in Cypripedium species and hybrids.  Cultivation notes and photo gallery.  Vaterstetten, Bavaria, Germany.

Gartenorchideen Koch

Featuring more than 350 photos and culture notes, the focus is on frost-resistant terrestrial orchids, especially Cypripediums.  Wolfgang Leverberg.  Remscheid, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

Orchideen im Garten