Orchids in Germany






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

Deutsche Orchideen-Gesellschaft

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

Arbeitskreise Heimische Orchideen - AHO

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.


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

Röllke Orchideen

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

Gärtnerei Lehradt

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

Deutsche Orchideen Gesellschaft : Rheinland

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

Deutsche Orchideen Gesellschaft : Berlin

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

Deutsche Orchideen Gesellschaft : München-Südbayern

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

Wichmann Orchideen

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

Orchideen – Wikipedia

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

Orchideen Holm

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


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


Cypripedium hybrids for the garden are offered. Culture notes, photo gallery.  Andrea Wolf.  Oberguenzburg, Germany.


Specializing in botany publications. Over 600 items on orchids.  Sven Koeltz.  Oberreifenberg, Germany.

Koeltz Botanical Books

Wide variety of orchids offered.  Michael Kuhlmann.  Established in 2002.  Mönchengladbach, Germany.

Orchideen Kuhlmann

VDOF membership and

Vereinigung Deutscher Orchideenfreunde

Nursery offering a selection of orchid species, hybrids, and supplies.  Jörg Frehsonke.  Established 1911.  Neukirchen-Vluyn, Germany.

Orchideen Lucke

Orchid species and CD-ROMs are offered for sale.  Winfried Schraut and Herbert Schildhauer.  Ismaning, Bavaria, Germany.

Orchids & More...

Cypripedium species and hybrid information including culture notes and images.  Werner Frosch.  Frankfurt, Germany.

Frosch's Cypripedium Infos

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

Deutsche Orchideen Gesellschaft : Landesgruppe Württemberg

Small growing orchids (and other plants) suitable for growing in terrariums.  Benjamin Schwarz.  Gladbeck, Germany.

Ben's Jungle

Orchid growing philosophy with a book offered for sale.  Günther Demmel.  Bad Aibling, Barvaria, Germany.

Demmel Orchideen