Welcome to the homepage of the Tidewater Daylily Society.  Our goal is to promote the perfect perennial, the Daylily.  We invite you to peruse our site, and if you live in the Tidewater area of Virginia or North Carolina, consider joining our organization for fun, learning and camaraderie.

The Tidewater Daylily Society is associated with the American Hemerocallis Society and hosts a nationally accredited Daylily Show and Flower Sale each year.

Tidewater Daylily Society

2024 American Daylily Society National Convention

June 12-15

Oklahoma City, OK

More info available at


Region 3 Summer Meeting

June 28-30

Northern Virginia/Maryland

​​TDS Meeting

Sunday,  March 10, 2024

Norfolk Botanical Garden

Rose Garden Hall

1p ~  "Floral Design" by Frances Thrash

2p ~ General Meeting.  Bring a "finger food" for hospitality & Bring garden items/plants for our annual swap

Guest Speakers:  Stu & Diane Kendig, Perfect Perennials, York, PA

See Events/Calendar page for future meeting dates/locations.

Congratulations to Rich & Rikki Sterrett!!!

The American Hemerocallis Society 2019 Regional Service Award for Region 3 was awarded to Rich and Rikki Sterrett,  The Sterretts, together with Jerry Dickerson founded the TDS.  Since then, the Sterretts have contributed to our club, the region and the national, by donating plants and their expertise to the world around them and the daylily world.  

​Job well done!!

Upcoming Daylily Sales!!!

​Spring Plant Sale

May 18, 2024

Strawberry Jamboree @ the Virginia Beach Farmers Market

3640 Dam Neck Road

Virginia Beach

(This replaces our sale at the Crepe Myrtle Festival)

Daylily Festival Flower Show & Sale is returning in 2024!

Sunday, June 9, 2024

Norfolk Botanical Garden

More Info to Come!!!