Great Expectations Daylilies

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We are an official ADS Daylily Display Garden (American Daylily  Society) located in Northeast Ohio with more than 900 registered modern hybrid daylilies and seedlings on display. Contact us for an appointment to visit. Garden visits are scheduled between 10AM and 2PM.

Great Expectations Daylilies

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Delmar & Rae Dickens

Montville, Ohio 44064 (Geauga County)

About Us

Official ADS Daylily Display Garden


We are growers and hybridizers of modern hybrid daylilies and are always happy to share our knowledge. We grow all daylily forms (Single, Double, Spider, Unusual Form.) Please contact us in advance to arrange a visit to the garden! 

Although daylilies begin blooming in NE Ohio gardens at the end of June and continue to bloom and rebloom through September, peak time in our area is typically the second or third week in July.

We are current members of the American Daylily Society (ADS) and the Ohio Daylily Society (ODS).

Find out more about Daylily Display Gardens

Daylily Plant Sales


We keep our display garden looking fresh by adding new daylily varieties, creating new seedlings, and reducing our extra plants by dividing and offering plant divisions to daylily enthusiasts at our plant sales.

These unique plants are hardy in NE Ohio and are currently not offered at  local retail locations. Our diversity makes us your #1 source for recently released locally grown healthy daylilies at very reasonable prices!

Great Expectations Video Tour

Daylilies In The Garden


As our plants grow and increase we are happy to offer some plants for sale to garden visitors.  Please contact us for information on price and availability.  We typically to not ship plants outside of our area. 

We currently grow over  900 different daylilies and have lots of seedings on display.

Download a picture catalog of amazing daylilies grown in our Display Garden.  Just click on the button below!  It's a large file so it might take a minute to load!

Link to picture catalog of daylilies on display!

2019 GE Plant Sales

Create living art in your garden with modern hybrid daylilies!

2019 Plant Sales


This year we will not have the equipment to process credit card payments but will be happy to accept cash and personal checks as a method of payment.


Saturday, June 29th  11AM-4PM

     Wildroots, Hudson

     JOANN on the Green

     5555 Darrow Rd.

     Hudson, OH  44236

     Rain or Shine!


Click on the link above to view our picture catalog of daylilies that will be available at our sale!

Click below on Downloads/2019  Wildroots Hudson Vendor List  to see all the vendors that will be at this event!


Saturday, August 17th 8AM-3PM

     Chesterland Historical Foundation

     Village on the Green Flea Market

     7800 Mayfield Rd.

     Chesterland, OH  44026

     Corner of Caves Rd.& Mayfeld Rd. (Rte. 322)

     Located next to the Train Depot

     Flea Market Admission $2

     Rain or Shine!


We offer different daylily varieties at each sale. Our picture catalog for this sale will be available on August 1st.