Hattiesburg, Mississippi ...                 
                 a daylily destination!

The Hattiesburg Area Daylily Society



Society Events and Gardens

Society Meetings

Hattiesburg Area Daylily Society
2017-2018 Meetings

September 17, 2017
“How We Grow Our Plants”
Bill Martin, Kay Cline, Henry Little

October 15, 2017
Nicole DeVito
Nicole's Daylilies
Eustis, FL

HADS Christmas Luncheon
Date & Place TBA

January 21, 2018
Jeff & Elizabeth Salter
Rolling Wood Garden
Archer, FL

February 18, 2018
James Hall
Hall's Daylilies
Pensacola, FL

March 18, 2018
HADS Business Meeting
Judges Panel
"Looking for the Winners"

April 15, 2018
Dr. Wayne McLaurin
The Older Daylilies
Bay St. Louis, MS

May 20, 2018
"Preparing for a Daylily Show"
Tips for Exhibitors
Instructions for Workers

June 2, 2018
"The 23rd Annual Show"
Daylily Show

Meeting Location

Note: Unless otherwise specified, all meetings are held at the Forrest County Multi-Purpose Center on US Highway 49 South of Hattiesburg. Click here for driving directions.

Public Daylily Gardens and Plantings

The Hattiesburg Area Daylily Society plants daylily beds in the area and contributes daylily plants for other plantings. Listed below are the current public daylily beds and planting sites, available for daily viewing.

Forrest County Multi-Purpose Center
at the Mississippi State University Extension Building
US Highway 49 South of Hattiesburg.

The Daylily Society has planted daylilies around the entrance to this building. This is the site of the monthly meeting of the Hattiesburg Area Daylily Society.

Hattiesburg Visitors Center
Adjacent to Lake Terrace Convention Center
Intersection of US Highway 49 and I-59

Plantings are in and around the Visitors Center, which is in front of the Lake Terrace Convention Center.

Main Street Baptist Church
US Highway 98 West of Hattiesburg

Turn left at Hardee’s if traveling from Hattiesburg. After leaving Highway 98, turn right in front of the church. The daylily gardens are on the right as you go around the church and in the back of the church. You can drive all the way around the Church. Church members, who are daylily enthusiasts, have made these gardens possible.

Hardy Street Baptist Church
Hardy Street near Kamper Park.

The Church has planted numerous daylilies in the parking lot.

Hattiesburg Lake Terrace Convention Center Flag Plaza
Intersection of US Highway 49 and I-59

Drive in gate to the Convention Center and bear to the left, daylily bed is on left near Flag Plaza. Flag Plaza is provided by The Asbury Foundation.

The Truman Roberts Memorial Daylily Garden
Petal Civic Center, Petal, MS.

Planted by the Hattiesburg Area Daylily Society, and supported by the City of Petal to honor the life of Truman Roberts, long-time resident and businessman of Petal. He was enthusiastic and dedicated to growing daylilies and The Hattiesburg Area Daylily Society. Directions: Enter Petal from Hwy. 11. Drive to the intersection where Hardee’s is on the left. Turn right, and the Civic Center is on your right several blocks ahead. Enter Petal from Hattiesburg River Avenue, cross Leaf River and continue into Petal. The Civic Center will be on your left.

Hattiesburg Zoo
Hardy Street

Turn to the Zoo off of Hardy Street at the light by Wendy’s, continue down the street to the entrance to Zoo, and turn to your right. The daylily bed will be right in front of you at the circular drive at the Zoo

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Source List for Plant Sales

daylily This is a list of Hattiesburg area daylily society members who offer daylilies for sale from their gardens. Since most of these gardens are located at the members’ homes, it is always advisable to phone first before visiting these gardens. Click the link below.

     - Purchasing Daylily Plants

Hints for Planting & Growing Daylilies

Daylilies are among the most satisfactory flowering perennials for Mississippi gardens. Few plants give so much color for so little effort.

The Hattiesburg Area Daylily Society has prepared detailed information concerning the planting and growing of daylilies. The document is in Adobe PDF format. Click the following link to obtain the document.

     - Planting and Growing Daylilies

For additional information click Contact.


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