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Welcome

CSDS Welcomes You

Central States Dahlia Society (CSDS) was founded in February 1932 to encourage dahlia enthusiasts across Chicagoland and northern Illinois. We are one of the largest affiliated societies of the American Dahlia Society. 

To learn more about CSDS, go to About.

Photo Credits:

Kidd's Climax dahlia in Laura Matz's garden, Sonia Harmon

Upcoming Events

Dahlia Diseases
Sunday, March 10, 1:30 pm

Elk Grove Village Township Hall

600 Landmeier Road, Elk Grove Village, IL

Learn about crown gall, leafy gall, and various dahlia viruses. Discover how to protect and prevent the spread of disease in your dahlias. Doors open at 1:00 pm, meeting begins at 1:30 pm.

Ask the Experts
Sunday, April 14, 1:30 pm

Elk Grove Village Township Hall

600 Landmeier Road, Elk Grove Village, IL

A panel of dahlia experts will answer members’ questions about growing dahlias and tips for grooming plants for show and garden. Look for an opportunity to submit your questions in advance. Doors open at 1:00 pm, meeting begins at 1:30 pm.

CSDS Annual Dahlia Sale
Saturday and Sunday, May 4 and 5
Chicago Botanic Garden, Burnstein Hall
CSDS Annual Dahlia Show
Saturday and Sunday, September 21 and 22
Chicago Botanic Garden, Burnstein Hall

Not a CSDS member? Join now!

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