2021 Upcoming CIDS Meetings and Events

CIDS First meeting of 2021 will be Friday February 12th at the Rochester Community Center.  The meeting will begin at 7PM – Hope to see many there!

On Sunday, May 16th beginning at 2PM Bret Clement of Clement Daylily Garden “The Cat’s Meow Of Daylilies” will be our speaker.  We will also have a mini auction of some Clement cultivars along with a business meeting.

Summer Fun In 2021! – Central Illinois Daylily Club will host the Region 2 Summer Meeting in Springfield IL Friday, Saturday and Sunday July 9-11.  The event will be held at Northfield Inn and Conference Center in Springfield IL.  You may visit adsregion2.org for updated information.  There will be 5 Central Illinois daylily gardens on tour.

Central Illinois Daylily Society will hold its annual daylily sale Saturday August 7th at the Washington Park Botanical Garden, Springfield IL.  The sale will be open to the public from 12PM to 3PM.

The Hybridizer Auction will be held this fall.  Additional information TBA.

November meeting TBA

CIDS Christmas Party – TBA


On June 23, 2018 CIDS hosted an hosting an on scape daylily show accredited by the American Daylily Society.

And The Winners Are –  Congratulations!!!                                                                         Deb Miller – Extra Large – Lavender Rainbow                                                              Rich Ford – Large – Brookwood Lee Causey                                                               Nikki Schmith – Small – Lights In The Shadows                                                            Nikki Schmith – Mini – Ojo Poco                                                                                     Rich Ford – Double – Micro Chip                                                                                    Lori Doolin – Spider – Ad Infinitum                                                                          Rich Ford – Unusual – Heavenly Breezes                                                                     Nikki Schmith – Seedling                                                                                               Nikki Schmith – Best In Show – Lights In The Shadows                                                Nikki Schmith – Sweepstakes



CIDS Meeting/Program – Sunday, March 18th at the Rochester Community Center from 12pm to 4pm. Gayle Storey will speak about her hybridizing program and a few of her introductions will be auctioned!!

CIDS Member’s Only Auction/Potluck/Meeting – Sunday, May 20th beginning at 12pm at the Rochester Community Center

CIDS Daylily Show – Saturday, June 23rd at Washington Park

CIDS Tour of Member’s Gardens – Saturday, July 7th with a picnic at Sandy Gabriel’s

CIDS Annual Plant Sale – August 4th from 12pm to 3pm at Washington Park

CIDS March Meeting

The March meeting will be held on Sunday the 18th from 12-4pm at the Rochester Community Building.  Gayle Story of Nature’s Edge Daylilies, Danville IL will give a talk on her hybridizing program.  She and her husband Rick have been hobby gardening for almost 30 years.  She has been hybridizing for almost as long.  Her focus is on blue/lavenders, true reds, eyed patterns and deep true purples.  She grows strong hardy plants in an open prairie setting.

We will also auction some of her creations at this meeting to be delivered sometime in May.  Hope to see you there!!

CIDS Daylily Sale

CIDS held their annual daylily sale August 5, 2017 at the Springfield Botanical Gardens.  There were lots and lots of beautiful daylilies to choose from, which made it very difficult to pick just one!  It was a beautiful day and the turnout was wonderful.