American Daylily Society Region 12

Previously known as, The American Hemerocallis Society AHS Region 12

We Love daylilies!

The American Daylily Society Region 12 encompasses the state of Florida and is a part of the larger organization dedicated to the appreciation, cultivation, and preservation of daylilies.


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The American Daylily Society Region 12 in Florida

Nestled within the vibrant landscapes of the Sunshine State, the American Daylily Society’s Region 12 stands as a testament to the allure of daylilies. With its diverse array of cultivars, dedicated enthusiasts, and a climate conducive to these botanical marvels, Florida’s Region 12 is a haven for daylily admirers.

The American Daylily Society (ADS) functions as an esteemed organization dedicated to the cultivation, preservation, and appreciation of daylilies. Region 12, encompassing Florida, embraces this vision with fervor, fostering a community deeply passionate about these perennial blooms.

Cultivating Diversity

Florida’s climate presents a unique environment for daylilies, allowing for a vast spectrum of species to thrive. The rich diversity of daylily cultivars in Region 12 reflects the dedication of hybridizers and enthusiasts who continually work to create new variations. These cultivars range in color, size, and shape, showcasing the artistic possibilities within this beloved flower species.

Community and Camaraderie

At the heart of Region 12 lies a vibrant community of daylily enthusiasts. This community serves as a support network, fostering friendships and camaraderie among individuals with a shared passion. The spirit of sharing knowledge and experiences is palpable, whether it’s through local club meetings, online forums, or mentoring programs.

Gardens in Florida often become the backdrop for gatherings, where members open their personal havens to fellow enthusiasts, showcasing their collections and sharing cultivation tips. The sense of community and shared enthusiasm for daylilies binds individuals together, creating an atmosphere of warmth and inclusivity.

Looking Ahead

As the American Daylily Society’s Region 12 continues to flourish, it remains a vibrant hub for daylily enthusiasts in Florida. The collective passion, knowledge sharing, and the sheer beauty of these blooms propel this community forward.

Whether you’re a seasoned collector or a budding enthusiast, exploring the ADS Region 12 in Florida and it’s Local Clubs offer a gateway to a world of vibrant colors, diverse shapes, and a community brimming with a shared appreciation for these fleeting yet enchanting flowers.

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About ADS Region 12


The American Daylily Society (ADS) previously known as, The American Hemerocallis Society AHS Region 12, encompasses the state of Florida and is a part of the larger organization dedicated to the appreciation, cultivation, and preservation of daylilies.

Region 12 serves as a regional chapter within the National American Daylily Society ADS, and a member of the American Hemerocallis Society AHS, focusing specifically on the unique conditions and interests of daylily enthusiasts in Florida.

As a result, ADS Region 12 members have access to a wealth of resources and information about daylilies, including the latest hybridization techniques and cultivar releases.

Beyond the admiration for these blossoms, the ADS Region 12 is committed to education and conservation efforts. Members actively participate in initiatives to educate the public about daylilies, their care, and their significance in horticulture. Additionally, they contribute to conservation endeavors to preserve and protect different daylily species.

The region’s dedication to educating the public and fostering conservation aligns with the ADS’s broader mission of promoting daylilies as an essential part of gardening and horticulture.

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ADS Region 12 Membership

ADS Membership. All members of the American Daylily Society, Inc. (“ADS”) or the American Hemerocallis Society (AHS) who reside in the state of Florida and who are in good standing automatically become members of the Region by virtue of having paid membership dues to the ADS.

Members often receive newsletters, bulletins, or digital communications that include information on upcoming events, gardening tips, new cultivars, and other relevant updates.

News & Events

ADS Region 12 holds Fall and Spring general meetings as well as other events throughout the year. Please refer to the NEWS & EVENTS page for more information and schedules in detail.

Stay up to date on The Americal Daylily Society Region 12’s Upcoming Events, Meetings, and Region 12 News as well as Local and National Events.  (learn more) . . .

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The American Daylily Society (ADS) Region 12 offers a variety of resources for daylily enthusiasts, aligning with the broader resources available through the ADS and daylily societies in general. The American Daylily Society Region 12’s most valuable resource is its members, who often have a wealth of knowledge and experience in growing and hybridizing daylilies. Members can provide support, advice, and resources to other members, as well as help promote the society and its mission.

Browse a variety of valuable printed resources, information, and links. (learn more) . . .

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Secret Sentinel

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Path of the Storm 

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Spacecoast Small Talk 



At the LOCAL level, there are Nine Daylily Society Clubs throughout the State. Local Clubs hold regular meetings and events throughout the year, including garden tours, plant sales, and educational seminars. Members also have the opportunity to participate in regional and national daylily shows and competitions. A list of Local societies can be found on our Membership and Resources pages.

At the REGIONAL level of the American Daylily Society, there are fifteen regions in the United States. The State of Florida is American Daylily Society Region 12

The NATIONAL association for Daylilies in the United States is the American Daylily Society (ADS) which was formerly known as the American Hemerocallis Society. For more information, visit the American Daylily Society (ADS). The American Daylily Society Database has over 99,600 daylily cultivars and hopes to hit 100,000 in 2024. This is very useful to daylily enthusiasts.

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Simplified Summary

The American Daylily Society Region 12, in Florida, is part of a bigger group called the American Daylily Society (ADS), which used to be known as The American Hemerocallis Society. Our members keep up with news about daylilies and events in Florida, also called the Sunshine State. If you’re not a member in Florida, you can learn about the perks of joining the ADS through one of nine local groups in your area. Being part of the daylily group is really satisfying. Florida has one of the best climates globally for growing and making new types of daylilies. It’s no surprise that many skilled plant breeders here create new flower shapes, colors, patterns, and strong plants. If you want to see the newest and best daylilies, Florida is the perfect spot. Come and enjoy the friendly atmosphere of Region 12 by becoming a member.