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
2017 Annual Garden Tour and the Daylily Show both attracted excellent
participation and attendance. The Garden Tours on May 29 had
15 gardens open, the most ever on the tour. Most of these were in Hattiesburg,
with two in Perkinston, in Stone County to the south, and one garden was
in Picayune, southwest of Hattiesburg.
22nd Annual Daylily Show and plant sale attracted 845 plus participants
at the Lake Terrace Convention Center on June 3. There were 344 daylilies
in the Show. Jon Tibbetts was the Show Chair and Barbara Watts was the co-chair.
judging is in two categories: Flower Division and Design Division. The Design Division is the use of daylilies in an arrangement.
the Flower Division, outgoing daylily society President Gary Campbell of
Bassfield, MS, took Best of Show honors with the “Suburban Nancy
In the Design Division, Jimmy Reeves of Hattiesburg took Best of Show with
his arrangement using daylilies.
Best of Show
"Surburan Nancy Gayle"
Daylilies Used In An Arrangement
Jimmy Reeves, Arranger
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.