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2021 Cultivar Awards Results

The 2021 Cultivar Award Winners have been announced. Click the button below to see the daylilies that took our top awards in 2021.

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Photo and Video Contest

Between now and November 1st, submit your photos and videos to the AHS Photo and Video Award contests. Starting with this year, all submissions are made online. Click the button below for all of the details.

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Daylily Registration

Are you ready to register a daylily? Whether it's your first time or you just haven't done it for a while, here is quick access to the most requested information.

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2022 National Convention

Registration is now open for Meet Me in the Mountains - the 2022 National Convention for the Society.

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Discover Daylilies

For over 70 years, the American Daylily Society has shared its enthusiasm for this versatile perennial and its legacy in the gardening world. We are glad you stopped by today and hope you take advantage of the great resources offered. Enjoy your stroll in our virtual garden...


daylily events

Go Out & Have Fun!

Daylily-related events of all kinds are hosted by members of the American Daylily Society and daylily fans around the world. Here you can find information about our community events, daylily shows, tours, meetings and conventions. Members can also submit a daylily-related event for the calendar.

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Find Local Groups

The American Daylily Society has members around the globe. To help you locate a daylily group near you, the membership is organized into geographic regions. Click below for information about regional activities and groups in your area.

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Enjoy a Free Issue

The Daylily Journal

Now more than ever, we need to spend time doing things that bring us joy, and celebrating and sharing what we love with others. In that spirit, the American Daylily Society is sharing with you a FREE digital copy of the latest issue of The Daylily Journal, a quarterly full color hard copy publication, which is normally only mailed to our members.

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Support a Growing Legacy

The American Daylily Society is a non-profit service organization dedicated to educating people about daylilies, promoting the cultivation and enjoyment of daylilies, and fostering the on-going improvement of the genus hemerocallis.  Through these efforts, our membership works hard to build the future and preserve the past.  Learn more about our Endowments and Scholarships and donate online easily.

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American Daylily Society Awards and Honors System

Each year, we honor people and plants for exemplary performance and service. There are four major categories in the system, explored below. For questions on the Awards and Honors system, please contact

Individual Daylily Awards

Awards given to daylilies - including the Stout Silver Medal.

Personal Awards

Awards given to people for their exemplary contributions to the society.

Photography and Video Awards

Featuring the outstanding photography and videos from our members in various categories.

Flower Show Awards

Featuring winners of special awards given at accredited daylily shows.

Dazzling and diverse

Daylilies are easy to grow and they are everywhere: the neighbor’s backyard, city hall, botanical gardens, and even in the ditch.  But that doesn’t mean they are just another boring perennial that fills empty space.  As of May 2018, there are nearly 89,000 registered cultivars!  Explore more on this dazzling summer garden star.

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