Orchids in Germany






Selection of orchids offered for sale.  Regina Elsner.  Wettringen, Germany.

Elsner Orchideen

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

Koeltz Botanical Books

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

Arbeitskreis Heimische Orchideen : Niedersachsen

Meetings, news, and contact information.  Photos and mapping of the indigenous orchids found around Thüringen.  Uhlstädt-Kirchhasel, Germany.

Arbeitskreis Heimische Orchideen : Thüringen

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

Deutsche Orchideen Gesellschaft : Karlruhe / Mittelbaden

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

Orchideen Cornelia Neuhaus

Online catalog of orchid growing supplies available.  Bad Mergentheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

Paula's Orchids Accessories

The focus of  this magazine is on the care and breeding of orchids, with species habitat information and descriptions.  Other plants such as bromeliads and carnivorous plants are sometimes also featured.  Germany.

Orchideen Zauber

Information about orchids occurring in the region.  Activities, photos, membership, and contact information.  North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

Arbeitskreis Heimische Orchideen : Nordrhein-Westfalen des BUND NW

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

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

Deutsche Orchideen Gesellschaft : Landesgruppe Württemberg

Information about orchid care, propagation, and history.  Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.


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

Großräschener Orchideen

European orchid information including photos.  Pollination section.  Travel reports.  Natural hybrids.  Contributions on discussion about critical Ophrys clans.  Gunther Blaich.  Weinheim, Germany.

Günther's Homepage

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

Ben's Jungle

Enthusiasts meeting monthly in a restaurant to discuss orchids.  Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.


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

Phalaenopsis Naturformen

Orchid photos and information, with a focus on Phalaenopsis and local native orchids, presented by an enthusiast in Germany.

Peter-Orchids Homepage

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

Orchideenfreunde in Niedersachsen

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

More than 2700 images of orchid species and hybrids.  Springe, Germany.

Eerika's Bilder

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

Orchideen-Anzucht-Kultur - Lohoff

Cypripedium hybrids for the garden.  Growing instructions and web-based discussion forum.  Michael Weinert.  Dietramszell, Germany.

Cypripedium.de (Frosch)

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

Gartenorchideen Koch