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Bringing together amateurs and professionals to study and protect the orchids of Europe, and beyond. Founded in 1969. Paris, France.
European and North American native orchid information including photos, descriptions, distribution maps, and field trip reports. Jean-Luc and Elisabeth. France.
Selection of orchid species and hybrids offered for sale. Supplies, culture notes, and workshops. Established 2013. Brunoy (Paris suburb), France.
Comprehensive site detailing the orchid species, and natural hybrids, occurring in France. Photos, lists, maps, insect visitors, descriptions, and more. Philippe Durbin. Villeurbanne, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France.
Events, membership, and contact information. Paris, France.
Orchid info, forum, and pictures. Variety of orchids for sale (via Karukera Orchidees, Guadeloupe). Sainte-Rose, France.
French language encyclopaedia of orchids. Classification, glossary, conservation, photos, and culture of many orchids. Vincent Liefooghe. France.
Pictures of wild orchids native to France and other European countries. Thierry Arbault. France.
Photographs of wild orchids observed in the Languedoc-Roussillon region of France.
Over 1000 varieties of orchid hybrids and species available. Established 1965. Hélène Jacq. Ollioules (near Marseille), France.
Diverse selection of orchids offered. Supplies, culture notes, and workshops. Established in 1886 (and still operated by the same family). Boissy Saint Léger, France.
Group of orchid enthusiasts who are passionate about the wild orchids found in the region, as well as exotic varieties from elsewhere. Founded 2007. Strasbourg, France.
Activities, photos, and membership info for the G.M.P.A.O.. Toulouse, France.
Discussion of a wide range of orchid topics including culture, identification, vendor reviews, and events. Photo gallery. Francois Hebler. France.
Active group of orchid enthusiasts associated with the Fédération Française des Amateurs d'Orchidées. France.
The French Federation of Orchid Amateurs and affiliated associations. France.
Promoting the protection of local indigenous orchids and the culture of exotic species. Auvergne, France.
Variety of orchids and growing supplies are available. William Bourbon. Saint-Pierre-du-Perray, France.
Photos, culture notes, propagation information, and more concerning the Angraecoid group of orchids. French and English versions of the blog available. Grunenwald Gilles. France.
Botanicals and hybrids offered for sale. Wholesale and retail. Culture notes and a photo album are featured on the site. Established in 2000. Contres, Loir-et-Cher, France.
S.F.O. North. Activities and contact info. Photo galleries of orchids from the north of France, France in general, and exotic orchids. France.
Disa, Angraecum, Bulbophyllum, Cattleya, Dendrobium, Dendrochilum, Oncidium, Phalaenopsis, Phragmipedium, Paphiopedilum, and other genera of species and hybrids are available. Photo gallery with distribution and culture notes. Colette and Dominique Barthelemy. Plougastel-Daoulas, France.
Information, illustrations, and photos of wild orchids found in the Alsace and the Vosges mountainous region of eastern France. Damien Martinak. France.
Native orchids of southeastern France. Photos and distribution maps. Orchid site links. Pierre Michel Blais. Entrecasteaux, France.
Membership information, contact details, newsletters, and forum. Also features a listing, with images, of orchid species found in the Languedoc area of France.
Phalaenopsis photographs are featured, while other genera are also included. France.
Equipment and supplies available for propagating orchids. Françoise Wagner-Chaboud. Lagnieum, France.
Orchid information including local species and photos. Jerome Volant. France.
Membership, events, and contact information. Forum and photo gallery. Vertou, France.
Meetings, events, local species, and contact information. Toulouges, France.
Photographs of orchids growing in various locations around Europe. Alain Bonny. France.
Orchid hybrids, species, and growing supplies are offered. Sinceny, Picardy, France.
Activities, photos, and contact information. Members of the Fédération Française des Amateurs d’Orchidées (FFAO). Founded 2009. Ballancourt sur Essonne, France.
Images of orchids occurring in Europe with a section on the orchids of Normandy. Also photographs of tropical orchids in the author's own collection. Philippe Burnel. France.
Wild orchids around Saint-Antonin are featured. Liliane Pessotto and Bernard Lemoine. France.
Membership, contact, and activities information. Photographs and descriptions of many orchids found locally. Founded in 1977. France.
Information about the native orchid species (at least 49) occurring in the department of Gironde, France.
Selection of hybrids and species offered. Photo gallery. Founded 1886. Roquebrune sur Argens, France.
A guide to choosing and growing orchids. Subjects include lighting, humidity, nutrients, and temperatures. France.
Specializing in Vanda and Cattleya species with other genera available including hybrids. Accessories are also offered via the online catalog. Established 2008. Nicolas Flottès. Amiens, Somme, Picardy, France.
Many photos of the the native orchids found in the Isère area in the east of France.
Diverse selection of information, including many pictures, about Phalaenopsis species, primary hybrids, and allied genera. Alain Brochart. France.
Membership, activities, photos, and information about local species. Founded 2010. Aquitaine, France.
Photos of the native orchids found in the Lorraine region of France. Information includes flowering times, descriptions, and habitats. Anacamptis, Cephalanthera, Dactylorhiza, Epipactis, Gymnadenia, Listera, Ophrys, Orchis, and Platanthera are some of the genera featured. Paul Montagne. France.
SFO affiliated group whose aims include the protection of native orchids in the region, and the culture of exotic orchids. The site features many photos of indigenous orchids and their pollinators. France.
Blog promoting the preservation of tropical orchid habitats and biodiversity. Olga Caussade. Charenton le Pont, France.
Photographs from a selection of genera including Aerangis, Angraecum, Aerides, Calanthe, Masdevallia and Vanda. France.
Large selection of species with some hybrids offered. Nicolas Bougourd. Gometz le Chatel, France.
Blog articles, photos, and videos about various orchid growing topics. Marc Flandre. Sens dans l'Yonne, France.
The Association Parisienne d'Amateurs d'orchidées (Parisian Association of Orchid Amateurs) offers information about orchid culture, protection, and events. Paris, France.
Distribution and habitat information, based on observations from 1975 to the present, for orchids occurring in the Hérault department of France.
Photos and descriptions of Madagascar and the orchids found there. Dominique Karadjoff. France.
Specializing in extraordinary plants, including orchids. Established in 2002. Colmar, France.
Photos, events, articles, and member information. The emphasis is on tropical orchids, but the site also features information about the local native orchids. France.
Membership, activities, and contact information. List of regional orchids. France.
Information, including photos, about the native orchids of Europe. Jean-Marc Moingeon. Goux les Usiers, France.
Association news, events, photos, native orchid info, and more. Charenton le Pont, France.
Working towards the sustainability of local orchid species. Activities and contact information. Alsace-Lorraine region of France.
Flowering times and photos of wild orchids occurring in the Restinclieres area (north of Montpellier). France.
Online sales in books (written in several languages) about orchids, and fruits. Turriers, France.
Photographs of orchids found in Europe, including Anacamptis, Cypripedium, Dactylorhiza, Epipactis, Ophrys, and Orchis. Nicolas Helitas. France.
Selection of orchid species and hybrids offered for sale. Established in 2003. Plougastel-Daoulas, Brittany, France.
Orchid news, events, encyclopedia, glossary, cultivation tips, and more. Brittany, France.
Association whose primarily purpose is the study of wild orchids found on Corsica. Founded 2000. Corsica, France.
Dedicated to the discussion of exotic orchids. Dominique Karadjoff. France.
Phalaenopsis species information including morphology, classification, culture, history, propagation, and photos. Bernard Lagrelle. France.
Those who observe, index, and photograph wild orchids, without taking, are welcome. Scientists, naturalists, the curious...
Photos and information about the native orchids found in the region around Thiviers, France.
Orchids found around Gers, France. Species inventory and habitat protection. Claire Lemouzy and Jerome Segonds.