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

March 2015 Bulletin now posted for members only  view
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
New ADS newsletter released  read now
Website launched with all the info for the 2015 National Show
And the winner is ... Best Dahlia of the Past 50 Years
2014 Trial Garden results and photos are  now available
2014 Seedling Bench Evaluation Results  now posted

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Virus Diseases of Dahlia Research Program at WSU  info