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The Daylily

Official Flower of
Hattiesburg, Mississippi

... a daylily destination!

In the south, when you think of daylilies,
Hattiesburg, Mississippi kind of grows on you!



The Hattiesburg Area Daylily Society

Hattiesburg, 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.

The 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.

In 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 yard flower bed.


                  the plant for all reasons!

Hattiesburg Daylily Society

The 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.

The 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.

To request additional information about the Hattiesburg Daylily Society, click contact.

Annual Garden Tours
May 24-25-26, 2014
Saturday through Monday
Memorial Day Weekend

Daylily gardens in the area, Accredited by the American Hemerocallis Society, are open during these days for the public to visit. A schedule of open gardens, specific dates, times and directions will be available on this Web site nearer the scheduled tour dates.

19th Annual Daylily Show
Lake Terrace Convention Center
June 7, 2014

Visitors to this show view hundreds of daylily specimens and arrangements. The show is one of the largest in the nation, in numbers of entries. In addition to marveling at breathtaking flowers, visitors participate in a plant sale, and swap stories and information with other daylily enthusiasts.

The show is held at the beautiful Lake Terrace Convention Center in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. The show activity begins around 7:30 a.m. when people arrive with flowers to enter the judging process. It is not required that persons be a member of the Daylily Society to enter daylilies in the show.

Judging is from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

At 10:30 a.m. there is a giant daylily plant sale, which continues until all plants are sold. Show visitors are welcome to the sale.

The show is open to the public from 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. There is no admission charge.

Daylilies in the Area

There are daylily gardens throughout the Hattiesburg area, in private gardens, and in public planting areas. For additional garden details, click Events.

Monthly Society Meetings

Meetings 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.

For additional meeting details, click Events.

A Special Opportunity

Daylily plants are available for purchase from several area growers.

Click here for a list of plant sources

Hattiesburg Loves Daylilies

The Daylily was designated as the official flower of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, by Hattiesburg City Council action in September, 2008.


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This site last updated on March 23, 2014