Region 2 Summer Meeting “SUMMER FUN IN 2021”

In July 2021, Central Illinois Daylily Society successfully hosted the Region 2 Summer Meeting. Beautiful gardens, daylily friends and almost perfect weather! Appreciation to everyone involved!

The gardens on tour for the Reg 2 Summer Meeting were those of Sandy and Dick Gabriel, Sandra and Don Shull, Lori Doolin/Front Porch Daylilies and Bonnie Nichols/Oak Hill Daylilies.

2022 Upcoming CIDS Meetings and Events

CIDS First meeting of 2022 will be Friday February 11th at the Rochester Community Center.  The meeting will begin at 7PM – Hope to see many there!

Friday, April 8 2022 – this meeting has been cancelled.  The potluck has been moved to the May 22nd meeting.

Sunday, May 22 2022 – noon to 5PM at the Rochester Community Center.  We will have our Members Only Hybridizer Auction.  Make sure your dues are paid if you want to participate!  We will also have the potluck at this meeting so please bring a side dish and/or dessert!

Monday, June 20 2022 – CIDS will have a bus trip.  Time and place of pick-up TBA.

Saturday, June 25 2022 – Time TBA at the Washington Park Botanical Gardens, Springfield IL.  CIDS will host an OFF-Scape daylily show.

Saturday, August 6 2022 – Time TBA at the Washington Park Botanical Gardens, Springfield IL CIDS will have their annual daylily sale.

September 2022 Meeting TBA

November 2022 Meeting TBA

December 2022 Christmas Dinner TBA

Early 2023 CIDS will host the Region 2 Winter Symposium – Dates 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 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.