Orchids in Germany






Owner-operated company that specializes in the breeding and propagation of tropical orchids, with an emphasis on the genus Paphiopedilum.  Hilmar Bauch.  Asendorf, Lower Saxony, Germany.

Asendorfer Orchideenzucht

Information about Phalaenopsis species and hybrids.  Wolfgang Apel.  Offenbach, Germany.

Parishianae Sektion

Membership, contact, and activities information for this group founded in 1988.  Hanover,  Germany.

Orchideenfreunde in Niedersachsen

Studying, mapping, and protecting the native orchids of Lower Saxony.  Founded 1981.  Niedersachsen, Germany.

Arbeitskreis Heimische Orchideen : Niedersachsen

Group activities, photos, history, and contact information.  Founded 1986.  Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

Deutsche Orchideen Gesellschaft : Karlruhe / Mittelbaden

Membership, activities, and contact information.  Zwickau, Saxony, Germany.

Verein der Orchideenfreunde Zwickau

Selection of orchids offered for sale.  Established in 1947.  Strub, Germany.

Cramer Orchideen

Site dedicated to white colour variations of European wild orchids.  Also features a blog.  Peter Zschunke.  Frankfurt, Germany.


Events, contact, and membership information.  Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

Orchideenfreunde Aachen-Dreiländereck

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

Gartenorchideen Koch

Information, including photos and distribution, about Phalaenopsis species and natural hybrids.  Germany.

Phalaenopsis Naturformen

VDOF membership and

Vereinigung Deutscher Orchideenfreunde

Terrestrial orchids, propagated from seeds, available for sale.  Culture articles.  Heinrich Beyrle.  Friedberg, Germany.


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


Group news, activities, membership, and contact information.  Priority is placed on the preservation of local orchid populations.  Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.

Arbeitskreis Heimische Orchideen : Schleswig-Holstein

Meeting and contact info.  European orchid photos.  Email postcards, forum, and shop.  Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany.

Arbeitskreis Heimische Orchideen : Baden-Württemberg

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

Orchideen-Anzucht-Kultur - Lohoff

Specializing in the wholesale production of Phalaenopsis hybrids.  Geldern, Germany.

Bremkens Orchids

Members of this group have an interest in growing exotic orchids.  Activities, photos, and contact information.  Ingolstadt, Bavaria, Germany.

Deutsche Orchideen Gesellschaft : Ingolstadt-Mittelbayern

Photographic archives and theory regarding the native orchids found in Europe.   Dr. Helmuth Zelesny and Bernd Wossner.  Heiningen, Germany.

Orchideen Europas

Orchid breeder who sells its mericlones to orchid producers around-the-world.  Wiesbaden, Hessen, Germany.

Hassinger Orchideen

Range of orchids available includes Aerangis, Bulbophyllum, Dendrobium, Maxillaria, and Paphiopedilum.  Articles, picture gallery, and show dates.  H.-J. Wlodarczyk.  Großräschen, Germany.

Großräschener Orchideen

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

Specializing in Phalaenopsis orchids.  Established in 1968.  Martina Kasten.  Papenburg, Lower Saxony, Germany.

Orchideenfarm Kasten