Hattiesburg Area Daylily Society
Mississippi, is a true Daylily Destination. Here you will find untold enthusiasm
and excitement for the proud flower that awakens fresh
to a new world each day, the elusive daylily.
Hattiesburg Area Daylily Society is one of the largest groups of daylily
enthusiasts in the national
daylily organization, the 10,000 member American Hemerocallis Society.
the Hattiesburg society you will find a breadth of daylily involvement
from the large show gardens, to the couple with a few plants in their front
Daylily Show and Garden Tour
Hattiesburg Area Daylily Society hosted the 24rd annual Daylily Show June 1 at the Lake Terrace Convention
Center. DAYLILIES--An International Affair was the theme of the show. Many people enjoyed
colorful, individually judged blooms and breathtaking designs. All
attendees of the daylily show registered for a free daylily. Brenda May of
Columbia will enjoy growing 'Secret Sentinel" in her garden!
Horticultural Awards Winning Daylilies and Exhibitors:
in Show-'Planet Max'-Exhibitor, Earl Watts
(most blue ribbons)-Earl Watts
Extra Large-'Look Here Mary'-Exhibitor, Earl Watts
Large-'Heaven's First Hug'-Exhibitor, Earl Watts
Small-'Lunar Chronicles'-Exhibitor, Earl Watts
Miniature-'Suburban Wren'-Exhibitor, Earl Watts
Double/Multiform/Polymerous-'Big Fuss'-Exhibitor, Janet Green
Spider-'Planet Max'-Exhibitor, Earl Watts
Unusual Form-'Emma's Curls'-Exhibitor, Chuck Holcomb
Poplularity Poll-'Banana Smoothie'-Exhibitor, Nancy Chain
Seedling-Hybridizer, Keith Powell
-'Gateway to the South'-Exhibitor, Nancy Chain
Club Awards-named in honor of or in memory of outstanding HADS members:
Watts Award(large red daylily)-'Sensational Heart'-Exhibitor, Earl Watts
George Award(small or miniature daylily)-'Little Red Dumples'-Exhibitor, Janet Green
Lois Burkett Award(spider type daylily)-'Emma's Curls'-Exhibitor, Penny Stringer
Cubley Award(large pink daylily)-'Blessed Morning'-Exhibitor, Janet Green
DeBolt Award(large golden/yellow daylily)-'Orange Velvet'-Exhibitor, Kurt Green
'Scheherazade'-winner and overall design winner-Klare Lane
Best of Show
Daylilies Used In An Arrangement
Klare Lane, Designer
for all reasons!
Hattiesburg Area Daylily Society (HADS) is an organization of individuals
who share the love of daylilies, and who are in harmony with the
objectives of the Society.
objectives of HADS are to promote the knowledge and growing of the
genus Hemerocallis through programs,
workshops, exhibits, and fellowship with other growers at the local,
regional and national level of the American Hemerocallis Society.
request additional information about the Hattiesburg Daylily Society,
a history of the Hattiesburg Daylily Society, click
of the Society are held the third Sunday of each month during September,
October, and January through May. Meetings feature topical programs,
plant auctions, door prizes, refreshments, great hospitality and
fellowship. New members and guests are always welcome.
complete list of monthly programs and events is found by clicking
otherwise specified, all meetings are held at the Forrest County Multi-Purpose
Center on US Highway 49 South of Hattiesburg. Click here for
Daylilies in the Area
daylily gardens throughout the Hattiesburg area, in private gardens,
and in public planting
additional garden details, click Events.
A Special Opportunity
plants are available for purchase from several area growers.
here for a list of plant sources
Hattiesburg Loves Daylilies
Daylily was designated as the official flower of Hattiesburg,
Mississippi, by Hattiesburg City Council action in September, 2008.