Daylily Awards

Daylily Society Award Winners

Each year the American Hemerocallis (Daylily) Society awards one daylily the very highest award, entitled the Stout Silver Medal Award . Daylilies selected for this prestigious award must have proven themselves in many ways and you can be assured that they will be fabulous garden plants. If you're wondering where to start with daylilies, this list is a great place to start.

Note: In parentheses after the cultivar name is the name of the hybridizer and the year of introduction

  • 2013 HEAVENLY ANGEL ICE (Gossard, 2004)
  • 2012 CARNIVAL IN MEXICO (Santa Lucia, 2000)
  • 2011 NORTH WIND DANCER (Schaben, 2001)
  • 2010 J.T. DAVIS (Grace, 1999)
  • 2009 SKINWALKER (Roberts, 1997)
  • 2008 ALL AMERICAN CHIEF (Sellers, 1994)
  • 2007 LAVENDER BLUE BABY (Carpenter, 1996)
  • 2006 ED BROWN (Salter, 1994)
  • 2005 FOOLED ME (Reilly-Hein 1990)
  • 2004 MOONLIT MASQUARADE (Salter 1992)
  • 2003 PRIMAL SCREAM (Hanson, C. 1994)
  • 2002 BILL NORRIS (Kirchhoff, D. 1993)
  • 2001 IDA'S MAGIC (Munson, I. 1988)
  • 2000 ELIZABETH SALTER (Salter 1990)
  • 1999 CUSTARD CANDY (Stamile 1989)
  • 1998 STRAWBERRY CANDY (Stamile 1989)
  • 1997 ALWAYS AFTERNOON (Morss 1987)
  • 1996 WEDDING BAND (Stamile 1987)
  • 1995 NEAL BERREY (Sikes 1985)
  • 1994 JANICE BROWN (Brown 1986)
  • 1993 SILOAM DOUBLE CLASSIC (Henry 1985)
  • 1992 BARBARA MITCHELL (Pierce 1984)
  • 1991 BETTY WOODS (Kirchhoff 1980)
  • 1990 FAIRY TALE PINK (Pierce 1980)
  • 1989 BROCADED GOWN (Millikan 1979)
  • 1988 MARTHA ADAMS (Spalding 1979)
  • 1987 BECKY LYNN (Guidry 1977)
  • 1986 JANET GAYLE (Guidry 1976)
  • 1985 STELLA DE ORO (Jablonski 1975)
  • 1984 MY BELLE (Durio 1973)
  • 1983 SABIE (MacMillan 1974)
  • 1982 RUFFLED APRICOT (Baker 1972)
  • 1981 ED MURRAY (Grovatt 1971)
  • 1980 BERTIE FERRIS (Winniford 1969)
  • 1979 MOMENT OF TRUTH (MacMillan 1968)
  • 1978 MARY TODD (Fay 1967)
  • 1977 GREEN GLITTER (Harrison 1964)
  • 1976 GREEN FLUTTER (Williamson 1964)
  • 1975 CLARENCE SIMON (MacMillan 1966)
  • 1974 WINNING WAYS (Wild 1963)
  • 1973 LAVENDER FLIGHT (Spalding 1963)
  • 1972 HORTENSIA (Branch 1964)
  • 1971 RENEE (Dill 1962)
  • 1970 AVA MICHELLE (Flory 1960)
  • 1969 MAY HALL (Hall 1957)
  • 1968 SATIN GLASS (Fay 1960)
  • 1967 FULL REWARD (McVicker 1957)
  • 1966 CARTWHEELS (Fay 1956)
  • 1965 LUXURY LACE (Spalding 1959)
  • 1964 FRANCES FAY (Fay 1957)
  • 1963 MULTNOMAH (Kraus 1954)
  • 1962 BESS ROSS (Claar 1951)
  • 1961 PLAYBOY (Wheeler 1954)
  • 1960 FAIRY WINGS (Lester 1952)
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