AHS REGION 4 DAYLILY AWARD WINNERS


Listing Award Winning Daylilies Hybridized in Region 4
and Region 4 winners of Flower Show Awards


(A description of the International Awards is listed at the end)
(Cultivars are all Hemerocallis )


All photos by Tom Rood unless otherwise specified.
Last update May 24, 2014

PHOTO DAYLILY AWARD YEAR
REC'D
HYBRIDIZER
ADMIRAL'S BRAID
1990
SEv Tet M
21"  5.5"
AM 1999 P. Stamile
ADORABLE TIGER
1998
Dor Tet M
26"  5"
JC
DSA
1998
2008
G. Rasmussen
ALMOND PUFF
1990
Dor Dip M
23"  6.5"
AM
IMA
1998
1997
P. Stamile
ARCTIC SNOW
1985
Dor Tet M
23"  5.5"
AM 1992 P. Stamile

Photo by Diane Pruden
ASTRAL VOYAGER
2000
SEv Tet EM
31"   6.5"
HM 2008 M. Mason
BABY BLUES
1990
Dor Dip M
20"  2.88"
HM
DFM
1995
1999
G. Stamile
BANDIT MAN
1979
Dor Tet M
28"   5"
HM 1985 D. Stevens

Photo by Bryan Culver
BARBARA WHITE
2007
SEv Tet Fra EM
30"   9"
HM 2013 B. Culver

Photo by Jim Healey
BERTRAND FARR
1941
Ev Dip M
30"
AM 1951 A. Stout

Photo by Augie Krupien
BIG GEORGE
1998
Dor Tet M
35"  7"
HM 2011 A. Krupien
BLUEBERRY BREAKFAST
1988
Dor Dip M
22"   5"
HM 2002 R. Rose

Photo by Jim Healey
BOLD COURTIER
1939
SEv Dip M
38"
AM 1950 E. Nesmith
BORDELLO QUEEN
1998
Dor Tet ML
28"   5.75"
HM 2004 M. Mason

Photo by John Pike
CABALLERO
1941
Ev Dip M
40"
AM 1951 A. Stout

Photo by Dan Trimmer
CALICO JACK
1998
Ev Tet EM
26"   5.5"
HM 2003 D. Trimmer

Photo by John Pike
CANYON PURPLE
1948
Dor Dip M
45"
HM 1953 E. Nesmith

Photo by Ron Valente
CAPE PORPOISE
1995
Dor Tet ML
23"  6.5"
JC 1997 R. Valente
Looking CARVED IVORY
1948
SEv Dip M
30"
HM 1952 E. Nesmith
Looking CENTURION
1953
SEv Dip M
36"
HM 1956 D. Stevens
CHALLENGER
1949
Ev Dip M
48"
HM 1953 A. Stout

Photo by John Pike
CHLOE
1938
Dor Dip M
30"
AM 1952 E. Nesmith

Photo by Barbara Prevost
CLASSIC CAPER
1982
Dor Tet M
30"   5"
HM 1988 D. Stevens

Photo by Bob Seawright
COOL ONE
1976
Dor Tet ML
26"  5.5"
HM 1980 D. Stevens

Photo by Pat Sayers
CRESTED FRENCH KISS
2004
SEv Tet M
24"  4"
Ach Md 2004 Pat Sayers

Photo by John Peat
CURIOUS GEORGE
2001
SEv Tet EM
30"  9"
HM 2011 P. Peat
CUSTARD CANDY
1989
Dor Tet EM
24"  4.5"
SSM
ATG
1999
1996
P. Stamile

Photo by Melanie Mason
DANGLING PARTICIPLE
2007
SEv Tet M
28"  8"
HM 2011 M. Mason
DAN MAHONEY
1999
Dor Tet EM
26"   4.5"
HM 2002 D. Trimmer

Photo by Veronica Glover
DAUNTLESS
1935
SEv Dip EM
30"
SSM 1954 A. Stout
Coming DIAMANTE
1999
Dor Tet M
32"  5.75"
JC 1999 G. Doorakian

Photo by George Doorakian
DIVINE INSPIRATION
1999
Dor Tet M
34"  8"
JC 1999 G. Doorakian

Photo by John Pike
DEVON CREAM
1945
Dor Dip M
39"
AM 1952 E. Nesmith

Photo by John Pike
DOMINION
1941
SEv Dip EM
40"
AM 1952 A. Stout
DOUBLE CONCH SHELL
1987
Ev Dip EM
26"  6"
HM 1991 P. Stamile
DOUBLE JACKPOT
1971
Dor Tet M
24"  5"
HM 1979 O.C. McEwen
DRIVING ME WILD
1992
Ev Tet EM
26"  5.5"
HM 1998 P. Stamile
EARLY AND OFTEN
2001
Dor Dip E
26"   4"
HM 2006 M. Huben
EARTH ANGEL
1987
Dor Tet EM
25"  4.5"
HM 1991 P. Stamile
EL DESPERADO
1991
Dor Tet L
28"  5"
AM
DCS
2000
2001
P. Stamile

Photo by George Doorakian
EMERALD STARBURST
2004
Dor Dip M
32"   5.25"
HM 2009 G. Doorakian

Photo by Barbara Prevost
EMILY DICKINSON
1995
Dor Dip M
28"  5"
JC 1995 W. Lachman
ENCHANTED APRIL
1993 
Dor Tet ML
24"  5.5"
HM 1999 D. Trimmer
EVER SO RUFFLED
1983
SEv Tet M
22"  5"
AM 1994 P. Stamile
Looking FAIRY JEWELS
1947
Dor Dip L
46"
HM 1950 E. Nesmith

Photo by Debi Hogan
FLAMING DELIGHT
1976
Dor Tet M
20"   5"
HM 1984 D. Stevens
FLOYD COVE
1987
Dor Dip M
21"  5"
HM 1990 P. Stamile

Photo by Bob Schwarz
FLYING DOW TO RIO
2002
Dor Tet ML
50"   8.5"
HM 2013 B. Schwarz
FOOLED ME
1994
Dor Tet EM
24"  5.5"
SSM 2005 P. Reilly
FROSTED PINK ICE
1987
Dor Dip EM
28"   5"
HM
EPA
1990
1996
P. Stamile
Looking FULL SWING
1957
Dor Dip M
36"
HM 1963 P. Fass

Photo by John Pike
GAY TROUBADOUR
1941
Dor Dip ML
40"
AM 1951 E. Nesmith
GENTLE ROSE
1989
Dor Tet EM
22"   6"
HM 1993 P. Stamile
Looking GEORGIA
1946
Ev Dip ML
36"
AM 1952 A. Stout

Photo by Bryan Culver
GIGGLE CREEK
2000
SEv Tet ML
28"  5"
HM 2011 B. Culver

Photo by Melodye Campbell
GINA
1996
Dor Tet M
34"  5.75"
JC 1999 P. Reilly
GLORY DAYS
1987
Dor Tet ML
24"  5.5"
HM 1995 P. Stamile

Photo by Darlyn Wilkinson
GREYWOODS
GREAT DANA

2001
Dor Dip EM
24"  4.5"
JC 2001 D. Wilkinson

Photo by Darlyn Wilkinson
GREYWOODS
PAINTED PONY

2006
Dor Tet EL-ML
27"  5.5"
HM 2012 D. Wilkinson

Photo by Darlyn Wilkinson
GREYWOODS
RIVER DANCER

2000
Dor Dip EM
23"  7"
HM 2008 D. Wilkinson

Photo by Peter Saxton
GRISELLE
1949
Dor Dip EM
32"
AM 1956 S. Saxton

Photo by Barbara Prevost
HER MAJESTY
1951
Ev Dip ML
40"
HM 1955 E. Nesmith
HOLIDAY DELIGHT
1978
Dor Tet M
28"   6.25"
HM 1984 D. Stevens
HOT EMBER
1986
Evgrn Tet M
30"  6"
HM 1992 P. Stamile

Photo by Carol Trego
HOT TOWN
1982
Dor Tet ML
28"   4.5"
HM 1986 D. Stevens

Photo by Bob Schwarz
HURRICANE BOB
2003
Dor Tet M
40"   8.5"
HM 2013 B. Schwarz

Photo by Peter Saxton
INLAID GOLD
1960 
Dor Dip M
36"
HM 1964 P. Fass
Looking IRISH HEART
1960
Dor Dip M
36"
HM 1967 P. Fass

Photo by George Rasmussen
ISLAND GLAMOROUS
GUEST

1993
Dor Dip M
26"  5"
HM 2008 G. Rasmussen
JADE PRINCESS
2002
Dor Tet M
28"  6"
HM 2008 B. Culver
JENNY KISSED ME
1996
Ev Tet M
29"  5"
HM 1999 D. Trimmer
JERUSALEM
1985
Dor Tet M
28"  5"
HM 1999 D. Stevens
JOE MARINELLO
1989
Dor Tet E
21"  5"
AM 1997 P. Stamile

Photo by Roswitha Waterman
JUDY JUDY
1998
SEv Tet M
28"  6"
JC 1998 G. Rasmussen
KATHY ROOD
1998
SEv Dip EM
31"   6"
HM 2003 D. Trimmer
KING GEORGE
1991
SEv M
30"  7"
Ach Md
HM
1993
1997
G. Rasmussen

Photo by George Rasmussen
KING'S GOLDEN
TREASURE

2004
SEv Tet M
36"   10"
HM 2008 G. Rasmussen

Photo by Barbara Prevost
KNIGHT TEMPLAR
1987
Dor Tet ML
24"  6"
HM 1988 Lachman

Photo by Bryan Culver
LADY BANDIT
2004
Dor Tet EM
30"  5"
HM 2011 B. CUlver

Photo by Barbara Prevost
LADY FAIR
1946
SEv Dip M
38"
AM 1952 E. Nesmith
LADY LIZ
1983
Dor Tet ML
28"   6.5"
HM 1991 Lachman
LAUGHING GIRAFFE
1997
Dor Tet M
36"   8"
HM 2003 R. Schwarz
Looking LAVENDER LASS
1951
Dor Dip ML
40"
HM 1957 E. Nesmith
LAVENDER MEMORIES
1990
SEv Tet EM
23"  5.5"
HM 1994 P. Stamile
LIME FROST
1990
Dor Tet VL
27"   5.75"
HM 1996 P. Stamile

Photo by Coral Kincaid
LONG TALL SALLY
1996
Dor Tet EM
38"   14"
HM
HOA
2004
2007
D. Trimmer

Photo by Melanie Mason
LONGLESSON SHOWOFF
1998
Dor Tet M
26"  5"
HM 2008 M. Mason

Photo by Melanie Mason
LONGLESSON
ORCHID THIEF

2005
Dor Tet M
30"  7"
HM 2011 M. Mason

Photo by Melanie Mason
LONGLESSON
SUMMER GIFT

1998
Dor Tet M
28"   6"
HM 2010 M. Mason
Looking LOOKING UP
1976
Dor Tet EM
19"  4.5"
HM 1980 D. Stevens

Photo by Suzanne Johnston
LOVE IS
1976
Dor Tet M
27"   4"
HM 1981 D. Stevens
LOVE THOSE EYES
1987
Dor Tet M
24"  5"
HM 1997 G. Rasmussen

Photo by Julie Covington
MABOU
2003
Dor Tet ML
30"   6"
HM
AM
2008
2012
M. Mason

Photo by George Doorakian
MALACHITE PRISM
1999
SEv Dip M
36"  4.5"
HM 1999 G. Doorakian

Photo by Melanie Mason
MANGO CHUTNEY
2006
Dor Tet M
26"   6"
HM 2010 M. Mason

Photo by Barbara Prevost
MARGARET SEAWRIGHT
1985
Dor Tet M
24"   5"
HM 1993 D. Stevens
Looking MING
1949
Ev Dip M
48"
HM 1953 A. Stout
MISTER BUBBLES
1998
Dor Tet ML
20"   5"
HM 2006 Mimi Schwarz
MRS. LONDON'S
APRICOT TART

2003
Dor Tet M
27"  6"
HM 2009 M. Mason

Photo by George Doorakian
NANCY BRITZ
1999
SEv Dip M
27"  5.5"
JC
HM
1999
2008
G. Doorakian

Photo by John Shooter
NORMA JEAN
1988
Dor Tet M
27"  6"
HM 1992 P. Stamile
NUTMEG ELF
1978
Dor Dip EM
28"   3"
HM 2004 M. McCabe
OBSIDIAN
1988
Dor Tet M
27"   5"
HM 1992 P. Stamile
OMOMUKI
1991
Dor Tet EM
24"  5"
HM 1995 P. Stamile
ORCHID CANDY
1994
Dor Tet EM
23"  4.25"
JC 1994 P. Stamile
ORCHID CORSAGE
1975
Dor Dip ML
32"   7.7"
HM 1991 S. Saxton
OUTOF THE MIST
2007
SEv Dip EM
39"   7.5"
JC 2007 P. Sayers
OUTRAGEOUS
1978
Dor Tet M
22"   4.5"
HM 1987 D. Stevens

Photo by Stephanie Abraham
PAPILLION
1987
Dor Tet ML
24"  6"
HM 1993 P. Stamile

Photo by Chris Petersen
PASSION'S PROMISE
1999
SEv Tet ML
28"   5"
HM 2013 P. Sayers
PASTEL PINK
1988
Dor Tet ML
28"  6.5"
HM 1994 Lachman
PASTILLINE
1991
Dor Dip M
14"  2.75"
HM 1996 P. Stamile
PAT NEUMANN
1998
Dor Dip EM
28"  6"
HM 2005 D. Trimmer

Photo by Peter Saxton
PATRICIA
1935
Ev Dip M
36"
AM 1950 A. Stout

Photo by John Pike
PERSIAN PRINCESS
1938
Dor Dip EM
40"
AM 1951 E. Nesmith
PIANO MAN
1998
Ev Tet EM
28"  4.75"
HM 2003 D. Trimmer

Photo by Barbara Prevost
PINK CHARM
1940
SEv Dip M
40"
AM 1951 E. Nesmith
PINK CORDUROY
1984
SEv Dip M
28"  5.5"
HM 1988 P. Stamile

Photo by John Shooter
PINK COTTON CANDY
1991
Dor Tet ML
23"  5"
HM 1995 P. Stamile

Photo by Mary Alice Stokes
PINK DAMASK
1951
SEv Dip M
22"
HM 1957 D. Stevens

Photo by Barbara Prevost
PINK PRELUDE
1948
SEv Dip M
36"
AM 1955 E. Nesmith
PLUM CANDY
1989
Ev Tet EM
24"  4"
HM 1993 P. Stamile

Photo by Barbara Prevost
POTENTATE
1943
Dor Dip M
42"
SSM 1952 E. Nesmith

Photo by John Pike
PRECIOUS TREASURE
1951
SEv Dip ML
42"
AM 1955 E. Nesmith

Photo by Bobbie Brooks
PRISMATIC
2004
Dor Tet EM
30"  5"
HM 2011 Bobbie Brooks
PTARMIGAN
1989
Dor Tet ML
20"  5.75"
HM 1993 P. Stamile
PUGSLEY
2000
EV Dip EM
28"   2.94"
HM 2005 D. Trimmer

Photo by Dan Trimmer
PUMPKIN MOONSHINE
1998
Dor Tet EM
22"   5"
HM 2002 D. Trimmer
RAGING TIGER
1987
Dor Tet M
25"  6"
HM 1990 G. Rasmussen
RAINBOW TOWERS
1999
Dor Tet M
64"   8"
HM 2006 R. Schwarz
RASPBERRY CANDY
1989
Dor Tet M
27"  4.5"
AM
EPA
1999
1997
P. Stamile
REGAL FINALE
1988
Dor Dip L
26"  6"
HM
EFA
1992
1992
P. Stamile

Photo by George Doorakian
ROSE F. KENNEDY
2007
Dor Dip M
29"   7.5"
HM
AM
2010
2013
G. Doorakian

Photo by Peter Saxton
ROSE GEM
1946
Ev Dip M
46"
AM 1953 A. Stout
ROSE KATHERINE
1995
Dor Dip EM
23"  3.5"
HM 2005 J. Trimmer
ROSWITHA
1992
Dor Dip EM
14"  3.25"
AM
ATG
2003
2005
D. Trimmer

Photo by Nick Chase
ROYAL RUBY
1942
SEv Dip M
42"
AM 1950 E. Nesmith
RUBY SPIDER
1991
Dor Tet E
34"  9"
AM
L/M
2002
2002
P. Stamile
SANDRA ELIZABETH
2002
Dor Dip EM UFO
26"   7.5"
AM
EFA
1993
1993
D. Stevens

Photo by Debi Kral
SANDRA'S SMILE
2006
Dor Tet M
32"   7"
HM 2009 P. Limmer
SARATOGA PINWHEEL
1977
Dor Tet M
32"  5"
HM 1992 S. Saxton
SCRAMBLED LEGS
2002
Dor Dip EM UFO
26"    7.5"
HM 2009 L. Michaels
SEMINOLE WIND
1993 
SEv Tet EM
23"  6.5"
AM 2001 P. Stamile
SILKEN TOUCH
1990
Dor Tet EM
23"   6"
HM 1996 P. Stamile

Photo by Michael Bouman
SMALL TOWN GIRL
1987
Dor Dip M
20"  4"
HM 1993 P. Stamile
SOLAR MAX
1999
EV Tet EE
26"   6.75"
HM 2005 D. Trimmer

Photo by Bill Jarvis
SO PRECIOUS
1988
SEv EM
28"  5"
HM 1992 P. Stamile
SPARKLING ORANGE
1983
Dor Tet EM
34"  6"
HM 1997 N. Barth

Photo by Bryan Culver
SPIRIT FOX
2001
Dor Tet M
27"  5.5"
HM 2011 B. CUlver

Photo by Dave Mussar
SPIRIT ZONE
1999
Dor Tet ML
28"   4.5"
HM 2010 B. Culver
Looking SPLENDOR
1952
Dor Dip M
34"
AM 1955 D. Stevens

Photo courtesy Gil Stelter
STATUESQUE
1956
Dor Dip M
60"
HM 2013 A. Stout
STRAWBERRY CANDY
1989
SEv Tet EM
26"  4.25"
SSM
ATG
DSA
1998
1994
1995
P. Stamile

Photo by Bobbie Brooks
SUGAR PLUM JAM
2004
Dor Dip MLa
35"  7"
HM 2012 Bobbie Brooks

Photo by John Pike
SU-LIN
1941
Dor Dip M
35"
AM 1952 E. Nesmith

Photo by Bryan Culver
SUN PANDA
2009
SEv Tet ML
35"   5"
HM 2013 B. Culver
Looking SWEET GIFT
1958
Dor Dip M
22"
HM 1963 P. Fass

Photo by Peter Saxton
SWIRLING SKIRT
1957
Dor Dip M
38"
HM 1963 P. Fass

Photo by Peter Saxton
TAFFY
1947
Dor Dip EM
38"
HM 1953 S. Saxton
TENNYSON
1999
Dor Tet EM
26"   4.5"
HM 2005 D. Trimmer

Photo by Melanie Mason
THE FULL MONTY
2000
SEV Tet ML
28"   7"
HM 2010 M. Mason
THERON
1934
Dor Dip M
30"
HM 2011 A. Stout
TIGER KITTEN
1989
Dor Tet M
22"  3.25"
HM 1993 P. Stamile

Photo by Melanie Mason
TIGER ON STILTS
2003
Dor Tet ML
42"  5"
HM 2010 M. Mason

Photo by John Shooter
TIGER PARADE
1991
Dor Tet L
24"  5.5"
JC
Ach Md
1993
1993
G. Rasmussen
TIGERLING
1989
Dor Tet M
25"  6"
AM 1997 P. Stamile

Photo by George Rasmussen
TIGER SWIRL
2000
Dor Tet M
32"   7"
HM 2008 G. Rasmussen
TINKER BELL
1954
Dor Dip
30"
DFM 1963 D. Stevens
TRUE GRIT
1992
Dor Tet ML
21"   5"
HM 1996 P. Stamile
TWIST OF LEMON
1984
Dor Tet EM
33"  7"
HM 1991 H. Brooks

Photo by John Shooter
VANILLA CANDY
1990
Dor Tet M
23"  4.25"
HM 1995 P. Stamile

Photo by Mike Huben
VANILLA GORILLA
2008
Dor Dip M
44"   8"
HM 2013 M. Huben

Photo by Bob Roycroft
VICTORIAN COLLAR
1988
SEv EM
24"  6.5"
AM 1996 P. Stamile

Photo by Coral Kincaid
VIOLET SHADOWS
1988
Dor Tet EM
22"  5"
HM 1992 Lachman

Photo by Barbara Prevost
WATERMELON MOON
1987
Dor Tet ML
28"   6.5"
HM 1992 P. Stamile

Photo by Barbara Prevost
WAXWING
1951
SEv Dip M
40"
AM 1956 E. Nesmith
WEDDING BAND
1987
SEv M
26"  5.5"
SSM 1996 P. Stamile

Photo by Matt Ward
WESTWARD WIND
1990
Tet M UFO
32"   10"
HM 1996 P. Stamile

Photo by Pat Sayers
WHISPERING WATER NYMPH
2007
Dor Tet MLa
24"   3.75"
JC 2007 P. Sayers

Photo by Barbara Prevost
WINDSOR TAN
1948
Dor Dip M
28"
HM 1952 E. Nesmith
WINEBERRY CANDY
1990
Dor Tet EM
22"  4.75"
AM 1997 P. Stamile
YOU ANGEL YOU
1993
SEv Dip M
15"  2"
HM
DFM
1998
2004
G. Stamile



List of AHS Awards
AM - Award of Merit only ten awarded each year. Presented to daylilies that show "not only distinctive and beautiful" qualities "but have proven good performance over a wide geographic area". Must have previously won a Honorable Mention Award.
ATG - Annie T. Giles Award presented each year for the best small-flowered daylily greater than 3 inches but less than 4-1/2 inches diameter.
DFM - Donn Fischer Memorial Cup presented each year for the best small flowered daylily less than 3 inches in diameter.
DSA - Don C. Stevens Award  presented each year for the best boldly eyed or banded daylily. 
EFA - Eugene S. Foster Award  presented each year for the best registered LATE or VERY LATE daylily (reblooming not eligible). Previous award winning not necessary for eligibility.
ELD - Extra Large Diameter Award  presented each year for the best daylily over 7" in width but not registered as a spider or unusual form. 
EPA - L. Ernest Plouf Award presented each year for the most fragrant daylily. Must have previously won a Honorable Mention Award. (discontinued 2004)
ESB - Early Season Bloom Award  presented each year for the best early blooming daylily registered as early or extra early.
HM - Honorable Mention Award recognizes good performance "beyond the local or regional levels". Cultivars are nominated by the hybridizers themselves.
HOA - Harris Olson Award presented each year for the best spider (minimum petal length to width ratio of  4.0:1) daylily. Measurements must be approved by "Spider Experts". Previous award winning not necessary for eligibility.
IMA - Ida Munson Award presented each year for the most consistently blooming doubled-flowered daylily. Must have previously won a Honorable Mention Award.
JC - Junior Citation Award is to "focus attention on new cultivars that appear to have outstanding qualities and distinction".
L/M - Lambert/Munson Award presented each year for the best Unusual Form daylily.
RWM - R.W. Munson, Jr. Award presented each year for the best patterned daylily.
SSM - Stout Silver Medal only one awarded each year. "The highest honor bestowed upon a daylily" as determined by receiving the greatest number of "certified" Garden Judge votes. Must have previously won an Award of Merit.
The following three awards are not determined by AHS certified Garden Judges.
FSC - Florida Sunshine Cup awarded at the annual AHS convention by popular vote of attendees for the best small or miniature-flowered daylily displayed in a convention garden.
LAA - Lenington All-American Award presented each year for the best daylily, registered at least ten years, for outstanding performance in the different regions as voted by the AHS Board of Directors.
PC - President's Cup awarded at annual AHS convention by popular vote of attendees for the most outstanding daylily submitted by hybridizer's to be exhibited in a convention tour garden. 
FLOWER SHOW AWARDS
Ach Md - AHS Achievment Medal - given in Accredited AHS Flower Shows when three scapes of the same seedling receive scores from a Panel of 3 Senior Exhibition Judges which average 90 or better OR if the average scores of two of the three judges are above 90. 


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