Raleigh Hemerocallis Club
Club Officers
Wanda Quinn, President (2016-2017)
Jim Sovine, Co-VP & Program Chair
Richard Warren, Co-VP & Program Chair
Mary Edwards, Recording Secretary
Tom Talbott, Treasurer
Beverly Lemley, Membership Secretary
2016 Flower Show
The Raleigh Daylily Club will hold their 2016 show on Saturday, June 25, 2016, again at Crabtree Valley Mall. As in the past, the show will be on the north end of the mall, below the food court. We look forward to seeing exhibitors and visitors.The club will also have a daylily plant sale in conjunction with the show.
Flower Show Honor
Tom and Marie Bumgarner served the Raleigh Club in many capacities for approximately 35 years. To honor their service, the top flower show award is named "The Bumgarner Best-in-Show Award" for five years, 2012-2016.
2015 Show Winners
Congratulations to Richard & Janet Warren for winning Best-In-Show with their Large Flower entry, 'H. Jen Melon'.

Congratulations to Jim Sovine for winning Sweepstakes (most blue ribbons).

Cultivar Rosette winners were: Richard & Janet Warren (2 rosettes); Jim Sovine (1 rosette); Loren Wait (1 rosette); Marshall Wait (1 rosette); Robert Gaddy (1 rosette); Bill Hurt (1 rosette); Raymond & Wanda Quinn (1 rosette); Wanda Quinn (1 rosette); Melanie Wyatt (1 rosette).

Platinum Club Logo
AHS Platinum Club Medal
Update!!!!: May 20, 2015
The Raleigh Club has once again achieved one of the AHS membership levels. This time the club is fortunate enough to achieve the AHS Platinum level, which is 100% of the club members with AHS membership. Congratulations and thank you to all the RHC members!!!Last year the club achieved the gold level with 92% of our club members with AHS membership. Late in 2011, we were the first in AHS Region 15 to achieve one of the recognition levels - the Silver Medal status for achieving 75% AHS membership. Once again, CONGRATULATIONS AND THANK YOU Raleigh club members for supporting AHS!
Meeting Information
Unless noted otherwise, meetings begin at 7:15 pm (doors open at 6:45pm for set-up and socializing) on second Tuesdays of each month, February through October, at the
Powell Drive Community Center,
740 Powell Drive, in Raleigh, NC 27606.
Visitors are welcome.

Map: See Club links at the bottom of the page.

Club membership dues are $8/year for an individual and $15/household. Don't forget to give or mail your check (or cash) to the Membership Secretary. All dues should be paid in full no later than March 31 to remain in good standing as an active club member for the year.

Membership in the American Hemerocallis Society is just $25/year. Visit the AHS website for a membership form. New memberships or membership upgrades to 3 year or life will receive a $25 daylily voucher.Remember, pay both club and AHS dues: 50% of active club members must be AHS membership for flower show accreditation.

Club Links
Powell Drive Community Center
Location of monthly club meetings -- February through October
Raleigh Jaycee Park
Featuring a daylily garden maintained by the Raleigh Hemerocallis Club
More Links
AHS Region 15 Website
American Hemerocallis Society
Daylily Rust Website
Featured Club Meeting

Our April meeting for the Raleigh Daylily Club will be Tuesday evening, April March 12, 2016 meeting. For our April meeting, we will be hosting one of our own club members, Linda Sue Barnes. Linda Sue is a great photographer as well as story teller. She will share with us some of the memorable gardens and flowers from last years national convention in Atlanta. This was a wonderful convention so Linda Sue will have much to share. New members and visitors are very welcome. We would be delighted for you to join us.

This Tuesday evening meeting will start at 7:15pm, with doors opening at 6:45 for visiting and socializing. Please do plan to attend and bring a friend.

THIS MEETING IS SCHEDULED TO START AT 7:15PM. Doors will open at 6:45 for socializing, with the meeting starting at 7:15. We will meet at our regular location, Powell Drive Community Center.




If you love flowers and gardening please visit a meeting.

Doors will open at 6:45pm.

Meeting starts at 7:15pm at Powell Drive Community Center

Meeting Location: 740 Powell Dr, Raleigh, NC 27606-1626


Meeting Schedule
Wed - Jun 29 -- Sat - Jul 02

AHS National Convention in Louisville, KY
Tue - Jul 12
7:15 AM - 8:45 PM
Our RPD, John Martin Will Join Us For A Photography Panel Discussion

Our Region 15 Publicity Director, John Martin, from Rutherfordton, NC will join us for a panel discussion on photography and in particular, flower and garden photography. This will be a very interesting and informative discussion and meeting.  

Tue - Aug 09
7:15 PM - 8:45 PM
The Garden and Daylilies of Raymond and Wanda Quinn

Over the last few years, Raymond and Wanda have been turning 10 acres above the Cape Fear river into gardens featuring plants for beauty, garden pollinators, and especially daylilies. Both are hybridizing, with Wanda focusing on daylilies for the perennial garden, and Raymond focusing in other areas, including Unusual Forms, bold and unusual color, and especially good plant habit, branching, and budcount. With this meeting after the 2016 bloom season, they will share another year of hybridizing and garden development progress.    

Tue - Sep 13
7:15 PM - 8:45 PM
Sun - Sep 18
2:30 PM
2018 National Convention Planning Meeting

Convention Planning Meeting to check in on prgress, answer questions, and provide direction and assistance.

To be held at Browns Ferry Gardens

Tue - Oct 11
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Annual Potluck Dinner & The Hybridizing Program of David DeKort

Please note that this meeting will start at 6:00pm. Our club members will share some of their favorate recepes, with David Dekort sharing a presentation on the beautiful "kids" he has created in his garden over the last few years. He may be local, and "one of us", but the beauty of his creations is a treat to see.  

Daylilies Named for Club Members


(Shooter, E.)

Club Hybridizers
The following club members have created their own daylily hybrids.
Linda Sue Barnes
Rebecca Board
Ken Cobb
Ray Quinn
Beverly Lemley

Loren Wait

Jewell Hannah
Photo Albums
Some Current and Past Club Members
2012 Flower Show
Club Past Presidents
Daylily e-News
The Daylily e-News is a quarterly, free online newsletter to which one can subscribe.

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Featured Daylily Web Sites
Charlotte's Daylily Diary
Gardening in Virginia -- A Daylily Blog
More Links
Gardens to Visit!
Community Gardens
Raleigh has daylilies growing in public gardens you can visit to see more of our favorite flowers.
Sales Gardens
Sales gardens owned by club members which have regular open hours during bloom season.
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