Show Results

2019 WDS Show Results

More 2019 WDS Show Results

WDS has several special awards for five stem collections, some of which share characteristics with collection classes at the National Show. There are also some fairly unique collection classes, such as for parent-daughter cultivars, as well as for ten white daffodils. The quality of all of the winners in these classes was exceptionally high, as can be seen in the photos below:

WDS Havens Award, Janet Hickman. Top row: “Whitman”, “Queue Jumper”, “Sugar Cups”, “Sugar Rose”, “Motmot”, “Glint”. Bottom row: “Fencourt Jewel”, “Chat”, “Yellow Ocean”, “Starlight Sensation”, “World Class”, “Iwora”

WDS Crenshaw award for 10 whites in at least three divisions, Kathy Welsh. “SIlver Blaze”, “Crystal Blanc”, “Louise Randall”, “Cover Story”, “Homestead”. Bottom row: “Glasnevin:, “areley Kings”, “Peggy Macneale”, “Protocol”, “High Cotton”

WDS Quinn Award, Karen Cogar. Top row: “River Crossing”, “Temba”, “Homestead”, “Banker”, “Leslie (gold ribbon)”, “Nynja”. Top middle row: “Best Friend”, “Conestoga”, “Clouded Yellow”, “Gay Kybo”, “Chesapeake Bay”, “Tanzey Girl”. Bottom middle row: “Spindletop”, “Butter Silk”, “Connamon Ring”, “Gellymill”, “Geometrics”, “My Sunshine”. Bottom row: “Radjel”, “Poets Way”, “Aberfoyle”, “Nite Games”, “Wee Cracker”, “Sugar Rose”

WDS Lawler Award for pinks, Kathy Welsh, “Contralto”, “Great Joy”, “American Idol”, “Songket”, “Sweet Lorraine”

WDS Purple Ribbon and Butterworth Award for daffodils in five different decades, Karen Cogar, “Altun Ha”, “Tanzey Girl”, “Banker”, “Washington Gold”, “River Queen”

WDS Red-White-Blue Ribbon, Karen Cogar, “Excitement”, “Simply Stunning”, “Lara”, “River Crossing”, “Cinnamon Ring”

WDS Intermediate Collection Ribbon, “La Traviata”, “Pogo” (best intermediate), “Scarlet Tanager”, “Dreamlight”, “Verdant Meadow”

WDS CLassic Collection Ribbon, Bridget Bryant, “Ceylon”, “Tahiti”, “Bridal Crown”, “Tracet”, “Stratosphere”

WDS Historic Collection Ribbon, Robert Darling, “Brunswick”, “Bath’s Flame”, “Ludlow”, “Seagull”, “Madame de Graff”

WDS Wheeler Award for cultivars originating in Australia and/or New Zealand, Bob and Lina Huesmann, “Graffiti”, “Duration”, “Prodigious”, “Valley Moon”, “Rokeby”

WDS King Award for red/orange cupped daffodils, Anne Donnell SMith, “Bright SPot”, “Classic Garden”, “Penstrase”, “Hot Lava”, “Menehay”

WDS DIvisions 5 through 9 Award, Karen Cogar, “Poet’s Way”, “Vinisky 96-243a”, “Yellow Dello”, “Yellow Ocean”, “Sugar Rose”

WDS The Daffodil Society Award for five cultivars which originated in the British Isles, “Glen Alladale”, “Fragrant Rose”, “Killearnan”, “Bunclody”, “Mowser”

WDS Mary Koonce Award for parent and daughter, Karen Cogar, “Homestead” and “Easter Moon”

WDS Rimmed Cup Award, the Huesmanns, “Bee Mabley”, “Rimmon”, “CInnamon Ring”, “Colley Gate”, “Best Friend”

WDS Battle Award for all yellow daffodils, Kathy Welsh, “Miss Primm”, “Sideling Hill”, “Ombersley”, “Golden Aura”, “Maya Princess”

WDS Weiss Award for white daffodils, the Huesmanns, “Crystal Blanc”, “Polly’s Pearl”, “River Queen”, “Louise Randall”, “Outer Rim”

WDS Maroon Ribbon, the Carneys, “Whacko”, “Lighthouse Reef”, “Satchmo”, “Lavalier”, “Limehurst”

WDS Bozievich Award, Janet Hickman. Back row: “Angel’s Goblet”, “The FIghting Mick”, “Centenary Gold”, “Savoir Faire”, “Highgrove”, “Cleric”. Front row: “Colin’s Joy”, “Yellow OCean”, “Blisland”, “Snowy Canyon”, “Green Linnet”, “Maya Dynasty”

WDS Havens Award, Kathy Welsh. Top row: “Lavender Mist”, “Loch Lundie”, “Silken Sails”, “Ombersley”, “Papasan”. Middle row: “Treasure Hunt”, “Lynx”, “Celeste Aida”, “Elusive”, “Pacific Rim”. Bottom row: “Kahurangi”, “Young Blood”, “Intrigue”, “Protocol”, “Mesa Verde”

WDS Tuggle Award, Kathy Welsh. From back left to front right: “Glenfarclas”, “Golden Aura”, “Carib Gypsy”, “Tristrma”, “Three Oaks”, “Oregon Trail”, “Spindletop”, “Hot Gossip”, “Conestoga”, “Maya Dynasty”, “Killearnan”, “Rapture”


More Photos from 2019 WDS Show

Past WDS Events –

Photos from 2019 WDS Summer Meeting and Picnic held at Morven Park, Leesburg in June

Photos from WDS Fall Meeting with Bulb Auction and Bulb Giveaway, November 2018


Photos from previous events –

Photos from previous summer picnics –

Upcoming National Events –

2019 ADS Fall Forum – October 25 – 27, 2019

Hotel Reservations | Transportation Options |
Fall Forum Registration | Schedule of Activities

The American Daffodil Society will host the 2019 Fall Forum, Fall Board Meeting (FBM), and Daffodil Show in Lynchburg, Virginia at the Hilton Garden Inn Lynchburg. The Fall Forum is an annual event that all ADS members and their guests are invited to attend with advance reservations. The event includes the ADS Fall Board Meeting, but it is intended to maximize the education and enjoyment of all members, at a very affordable registration fee.

Make your hotel reservation today!

Hilton Garden Inn Lynchburg
4025 Wards Road, Lynchburg, VA 24502

The link above will take you directly to the hotel’s reservation page. Click on the link and enter the dates between 10/25 – 10/27, 2019, select the number of Rooms and Guests, then click the “Continue” button to receive our discounted rate of $119 per night, including breakfast. Guests may also call 434-239-3006 and ask for the group block by giving the group code “ADS”.

Check in time is 3 pm and check out time is 12 pm.
Guests must present a valid photo ID at check-in.

The special room rate will be available until October 1 or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first. The discounted rate will be available 3 days before and 3 days after the event.

Transportation Options

Lynchburg Regional Airport

Our hotel is less than 1 mile from Lynchburg Regional Airport (LYH) ) which is served by five jets each day connecting through Charlotte with American Airlines. Please note: The airline flights fill quickly with lots of traffic in and out of Lynchburg. We encourage our guests to make their travel reservations as soon as possible.

Other airports with additional airlines include Roanoke, VA, (ROA) and Charlottesville, VA (CHO). Roanoke airport is a 1 hour drive to the hotel; Charlottesville is 1 ½ hours. Richmond, VA, is the largest airport (RIC) about 2 ½ hours from the hotel.

Amtrak serves Lynchburg twice a day with trains that run up and down the east coast.

The hotel offers a complimentary shuttle to and from the Lynchburg Regional Airportand Amtrak Train Station from 8am-10pm.

If driving, there is free parking available in the hotel lot.

Fall Forum Registration Form!

The Registration Form for the 2019 Fall Forum & Daffodil Show in Lynchburg, Virginia can be downloaded in either MS Word or PDF format. Please complete a separate form for each attendee and mail your completed form, including check, to our Registrar’s address indicated at the bottom of the form. -OR- Email your completed registration form to  and pay online at the ADS Webstore.

Texas Daffodil Society

2020 National Daffodil Convention – The Texas Daffodil Society is proud to announce that they will be hosting the American Daffodil Society’s 2020 National Convention in Dallas, TX. This convention is tentatively scheduled for March 20 – 22, 2020.

2020 World Daffodil Convention – The Daffodil Association of NSW/ACT and the Horticultural Society of Canberra will host the 2020 World Daffodil Convention, September 17 – 21, in Canberra, Australia. Plans are already underway for their fabulous daffodil show, educational symposium, and extensive daffodil garden tours. To find out more about this exciting International Daffodil Conference, visit their World Daffodil Conference 2020 webpage on the National Daffodil Association of Australia web site.

2021 National Daffodil Convention – The Northeast Region is delighted to announce that they will be hosting the American Daffodil Society’s 2021 National Convention in Gettysburg, PA. This convention is scheduled for April 23 – 25, 2021.