Chattahoochee Valley Daylily Society, Inc.

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Our purpose is to promote, encourage and develop the interest and improvement of the genus Hemerocallis. To increase public interest by providing educational programs on how to care for the daylily and events that promote and encourage participation and furthering the interest in daylilies.


CVDS Officers for 2016 - 2017

President - David Kirkland

1st Vice President - Nancy Stainsby

2nd Vice President - Arlette Cone

Secretary - Lindy Goodman

Treasurer - Walter Williams

Club Reporter, Photographer & CVDS Website Editor - Glenn Ward


Third Annual Daylily Festival to Be Held at Columbus Botanical Garden

The third annual Chattahoochee Valley Daylily Festival will be held on Saturday, June 4, 2016, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Columbus Botanical Garden, located at 3603 Weems Road in Columbus, Ga. The Daylily Festival will feature an accredited daylily show, a marketplace with daylilies and arts and crafts for sale, and the opportunity to learn growing tips and see demonstrations. Food will be available for purchase. Admission is free. The daylily show is scheduled to begin at 1:15 p.m. “We hope you’ll join us for this fun event,” said Larry Miller, Chairman of the Chattahoochee Valley Daylily Festival. “Plan to come early for the best selection and stay for the day.” The festival is being presented by the Chattahoochee Valley Daylily Society, Columbus Botanical Garden, and UGA Extension. For additional information about the event, visit us on Facebook at call Columbus Botanical Garden at 706-327-8400.

For Information Contact: Larry Miller, Daylily Festival Chairman 706-327-2067 

Here's the way you can become a member of the Chattahoochee Valley Daylily Society

Membership dues payable no later than deadline of March 1st of each year and are effective from January 1st thru December 31st of the same year. Dues not paid by the deadline each year will automatically cause persons name removed and suspended from the membership roll and mailing list. Upon suspension from the membership roster, that member will become an inactive member and will not be permitted to vote in elections and will not be eligible to be elected for any club office.

Membership dues per calendar year are:

Junior Membership (under 18 yrs. of age) $4.00

Individual Membership $10.00

Family Membership (husband & wife) $12.00

Lifetime Membership:

Individual Membership $50.00

Family Membership (husband & wife) $75.00

For a limited time, anyone who joins CVDS will receive a free daylily as a special gift!

American Hererocallis Society & AHS Region 5 Information

The American Hemerocallis Society, Inc. (AHS) is a non-profit organization. The AHS is organized exclusively for educational and scientific purposes, and especially to promote, encourage, and foster the development and improvement of the genus Hemerocallis and public interest therein.

Join the American Hemerocallis Society and receive The Daylily Journal. Four issues each year. A colorful, informative magazine featuring pictures of new cultivars; how-to articles on care, feeding, and hybridizing; and news of upcoming AHS meetings and conventions.

The name of this association is American Hemerocallis Society (AHS) Region Five.  It is an affiliate of the American Hemerocallis Society.


AHS Region Five is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to promote, encourage and foster the development and improvement of the genus Hemerocallis and public interest therein, by all suitable and appropriate means.  AHS Region Five is organized exclusively for educational purposes, including, for such purposes, the making of distributions to organizations that qualify as exempt organizations under section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or corresponding section of any future tax code.

Members by virtue of having paid dues to the American Hemerocallis Society, Inc., those members, in good standing, residing in the state of Georgia automatically become members of AHS Region Five.  There are no separate regional dues.

Each member shall receive the American Hemerocallis Society quarterly journals and the regional newsletters.