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RE: 4 O'Clocks and Hollyhocks, Iris companions

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: RE: 4 O'Clocks and Hollyhocks, Iris companions
  • From: "Leon Adams Jr" <Leon_Adams_Jr@msn.com>
  • Date: Sun, 16 Feb 1997 13:18:16 -0700 (MST)

Clarence writes:

>I was surprised you did not know what these were, but perhaps you are too
>young to remember when they were popular. :)   Next you'll be telling us you
>don't know how to make dolls out of hollyhock flowers that little girls used
>to make...and I assume still do when they can find hollyhocks


Right you are. I was not around in the 30's & 40's , I wasn't born until 1950 
and yes I'm here to say I have never made a Hollyhock doll, but I do grow 
Hollyhocks. Perhaps this is a southern tradition.

Jefrie Jenkins
Kent, WA
Sunset zone 5 - USDA zone 7
AIS Region 13

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