North American Dahlia Society

The ADS is 100 Years Young!

... join the celebration at our 2015 National Show  more info

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The American Dahlia Society (ADS) was founded in 1915 and is composed of over 70 independent local societies in the US and Canada. We love dahlias.

We are a non-profit organization founded for the purpose of stimulating interest in, disseminating information about, and promoting the culture and development of, the dahlia.

If you also love dahlias, please consider joining the ADS. You may join "at large" from this site, but for a more exciting experience, join ADS (and receive a discount) via a local society. Find a society in your area by using the ADS Societies button above or to the right. In a local society you will meet dahlia enthusiasts, learn first-hand from local growers, and have a lot of fun!

ADS and Website News

June 2015 Bulletin posted in Members Area
Arthur Kieffer passes away 6/29/2015 Memoriam
Really? A dahlia bloom with a diameter of 14 inches? more info
Looking for a dahlia show near you?  Show Schedules
2015 Judges Roster available on Members Only Home Page
Survey - Help determine which dahlias are the best cut flowers  more info
Parkland Rave announced as 2014 Stanley Johnson Medal Winner  press release
2014 Fab50 and Cream of the Crop lists now avaiable on the  Members Only Home Page
And the winner is ... Best Dahlia of the Past 50 Years

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Virus Diseases of Dahlia Research Program at WSU  info