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2025 AHS National Convention

Join us for the 2025 'Once In A Lifetime' National Convention for the Society. All the details are available through the button below.

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100,000th Cultivar Registration

Congratulations Charmaine Rich!

The 100,000th cultivar registration name is 'Alpenglow Magic' and the lucky hybridizer is Charmaine Rich in Vermont, in Region 4. Congratulations Charmaine for your registration that was lucky number 100,000! Click the button below for detailed information on 'Alpenglow Magic'.

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Sponsor Youth for AHS National

Did you know you can help send youth to the AHS National Convention? Donations of any amount are accepted. Visit our donations page and select 'Send Youth to AHS National Convention' as the fund.

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2023 Cultivar Awards Results

The 2023 Cultivar Award Winners have been announced. Click the button below to see the daylilies that took our top awards in 2023.

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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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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...


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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