Midwest Daffodil Society
2023 Show Schedule Home Page

The MIDWEST DAFFODIL SOCIETY seeks to promote and encourage the growing and scientific study of the Daffodil, and to foster and stimulate public interest by
  • having daffodil shows and sales
  • encouraging the visitation of gardens of members
  • having planned garden trips
  • holding any other event which will create greater interest in daffodils.
  • Peeping Tom
    Send an email to the Midwest Daffodil Society : here
    Ask us a question or request a callback.

    We often meet at the Chicago Botanic Garden and our show and sale dates are usually posted on their calendar and on this page.

    Thanks to Larry Cole for the following artwork.
    The 2023 Spring Show will be held at the CBG on April 29-30,2023.

    The Show Schedule in PDF format may be downloaded here.
    Page numbers are missing in this version. A few editing changes will happen soon, but this is the final copy of the rules.

    The 2023 Artistic Design Rules in PDF format may be downloaded here.
    Thanks to Lindalee Stuckey for coordinating the Artistic Design Division.

    There's not a formal Photography Division this year,
    but bring your good daffodil photos mounted as
    described in the Show schedule or on the following pages:

    The 2023 Photography Division Rules in PDF format may be downloaded here.
    An award will be given for the best photo submitted.

    The 2023 Horticultural Division for Daffodils Rules in PDF format may be downloaded here.

    Following are links to documents which may be of interest to growers and showers of daffodils.
    If you are planning on buying bulbs or entering a show, check these:

    Growing Daffodils in the Midwest here.

    An article from The Daffodil Journal telling how to Get Ready for a show is here.

    How to keep your picked blooms fresh in a refrigerator is covered here.

    A one pager for newbies to daffodil shows is here.

    This year's Fall 2023 Bulb Sale will probably be on October 14 and 15. Stay tuned on this website.

    facebook See our Facebook page for more information and to view many photos from our past shows and American Daffodil Society shows here.

    Download a sample PDF copy of the schedule booklet from 2017 as an example for our show on April 29-30, 2023.
    This version was for printing back to back and assembling to make a booklet. Follow the page numbers to use it if you don't assemble the booklet.

    This website is hosted by the American Daffodil Society for the Midwest Daffodil Society. Our thanks to them, and here's our request to you: check their website at DaffodilUSA.org. Then,consider joining the American Daffodil Society.

    View or take part in the worldwide ongoing conversation about daffodils at Daffnet.org. You may go directly to Daffnet here.

    This website is intentionally kept to minimum information. Go here for much more information about daffodils.