Welcome to the Washington Daffodil Society website.

The Washington Daffodil Society is a nonprofit organization formed to promote the culture of daffodils. It is chartered in Washington, DC, with members located in the Nation’s capitol, surrounding  States and and across the country.

The Society’s purpose is to:

  • Stimulate interest in growing daffodils
  • Promote public knowledge of daffodils
  • Encourage public and private planting of daffodils
  • Provide educational activities about the growing of daffodils for members and the public

Latest News –

***WDS Spring Meeting and Luncheon*** March 2, 2019 At the home of Donna Clausen, 3525 Trinity Drive, Alexandria, VA 22304. WDS Board Meeting 10:30 a.m. – all members are welcome. Lunch will begin at 12:00 p.m. followed by a short General Membership Meeting and Program: Daffodils in England & Northern Ireland.

Luncheon Registration Deadline: February 23, 2019 The cost of $15.00/lunch REMEMBER: You may attend the meeting and program without eating lunch. Please RSVP either way. MENU: Meat Lasagna, Salad, Dessert and Beverage. For information and to register: Donna Clausen (703) 244-1530

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WDS Spring Lunch Reservation Form Mail to: Donna Clausen, 3525 Trinity Drive, Alexandria, VA 22304 Make check payable to: “WDS” Registration Deadline: Feb 23, 2019 Lunch/meeting/program

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Mary Anne Barton from WDS receives prestigious ADS MidAtlantic Regional Service and Leadership Award 2018 at WDS Fall meeting. Congratulations, Mary Anne, and thank you for all of your hard work!

WDS President, Glenna Graves, from Harrisonburg, Virginia, awarded the Silver Medal of the American Daffodil Society at the ADS National Convention in Nashville, TN, April 2018.

ADS Silver Medal

The American Daffodil Society Silver Medal is awarded to an individual deemed by the Honors Committee as being worthy of “recognition of outstanding service to the American Daffodil Society.”  The Silver Medal honorees are listed by year ADS Silver Medal Recipients.

Graham Phillips from Hamilton Waikato, New Zealand, pictured with Glenna, was also a medal winner at the awards banquet at the 2018 ADS National Convention in Nashville

Other 2018 ADS National Convention Accolades –


WDS Past President, Karen Cogar, wins Gold Ribbon with “New Penny” at 2018 ADS National Convention in Nashville. Congratulations, Karen!

Fund Raising Campaign

THANK YOU to Everyone who contributed to our Fund Raising Campaign for a New ADS Server! We have met and actually exceeded the $25,000 server fundraising goal we had hoped to accomplish by the end of 2018