The 'Heritage Irish Plants – Plandaí Oidhreachta' Exhibition opened at the Visitor Centre at the National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin, Dublin this weekend.
All paintings are by members of the Irish Society of Botanical Artists (ISBA). The paintings in the show feature many well-known plants including Irish snowdrops, dahlias and sweet pea along with primroses, iris and daffodils as well as a number of garden plants selected from the native Irish flora.
The exhibition is a joint project of ISBA and The Irish Garden Plant Society. The aim is to
It was opened at the weekend by Dr Martyn Rix, the botanist, plant collector, author and Editor of Curtis's Botanical Magazine. Dr Rix studied botany at Trinity College, Dublin.
A book of the same name (a joint publication by the ISBA and the Irish Garden Plant Society) featuring the paintings in the exhibition was launched at an event on Saturday 12 November.
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