Welcome to the Irish Orchid Society

Margareta Pertl is Austrian by birth but has developed a close association with Ireland and her beautiful watercolours are much loved here. She has thrice been honoured with the prestigious Fűger Prize in Austria and has received amongst many other accolades, a silver medal from the RHS. Since 1998 she has been painting tropical orchids from the Irish national collection at Glasnevin as well as from the Botanischer Garden Wien in her native homeland.

A selection of Margareta’s paintings

Reproduction of orchid paintings by kind permission of Margareta Pertl