Fascinating geraniums. Form. Colors. Fragrances.

Friday, 3. May 2024 - Sunday, 12. May 2024

Plant exhibition in the Geranium House of Nymphenburg Palace Park

Once again, everything revolves around one of the most popular and most colorful flowering plants: the Bavarian Palace Department, in cooperation with the Munich-Nymphenburg Botanical Garden, is once again presenting a remarkable geranium exhibition from May 5th to 14th in the historic Geranium House of the Nymphenburg Palace Park. Experience under the motto “Fascination geraniums. To form. Colors. Fragrances.” More than 200 different species and varieties of the genus Pelargonium from the Nymphenburg Palace Gardens and the collection of the Munich-Nymphenburg Botanical Garden.

The variety of different leaf shapes and markings, flower sizes and colors as well as a wide variety of growth forms and scents is breathtaking and can hardly be associated with the well-known “balcony geranium”. In the plant exhibition, the large-flowered cultivated pelargonium shines in contrast with the filigree wild form, the miniature pelargonium captivates next to the ornamental leaf shrubs that smell of lemon or nutmeg. So that visitors can see and experience this splendor of blossoms and plants, the team from the Nymphenburg Palace Nursery and the colleagues from the Munich-Nymphenburg Botanical Garden take great care of the plants all year round.

Take the splendor of flowers home with you: a special sale on the first weekend

One last tip: we recommend all collectors and pelargonium fans to go to the special flower sale in front of the Geranium House on the weekend of May 6th and 7th. There you can acquire many blooming beauties for your garden and balcony – but not the exhibits.

The exhibition is open daily, admission is free.


Geranium house/orangery in the palace park next to the palace café in the Palm House (Nymphenburg Palace).

The Nymphenburg Palace and Gardens Administration

The employees of the external administration in Nymphenburg not only look after Nymphenburg Palace with its large palace park and the operation of the two fountains with great care and effort, but they are also responsible for the park castles Amalienburg, Badenburg, Pagodenburg, and Magdalenenklause as well as the Marstallmuseum and the museum responsible for “Nymphenburg Porcelain”. In the unique setting of Nymphenburg Palace, extensively restored event rooms can also be used in a variety of ways (including for concerts, conferences, and celebrations). Blutenburg Castle and Hartmannshofer Park are also looked after by this external administration. Almost 70 employees ensure a unique castle experience and a pleasant visit to the castle park – sometimes behind the scenes, for example in greenhouses and workshops.

The Bavarian Palace Department

The Bavarian department of state palaces, gardens, and lakes is one of the most traditional administrations in the Free State of Bavaria. Established as the court administrator of the electors and kings, today it is one of the largest state museums in Germany with 45 palaces, castles, and residences as well as other monuments. There is also a very special historical legacy: the many magnificent courtyard gardens, palace parks, gardens, and lakes. The unique ensembles of European architecture paired with rich artistic equipment attract millions of visitors from all over the world every year.


Bavarian Administration of State Palaces, Gardens and Lakes
Nymphenburg Palace
Entrance 16
80638 Munich