- having moderate resistance to cold temperatures.
Origin of half-hardy
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Historical Examples of half-hardy
Annuals are divided into three classes, hardy, half-hardy, and tender.Your Plants
The Anemone and Ranunculus are medium, or half-hardy, roots.A Treatise on Domestic Economy
Catherine Esther Beecher
The Carrot, in its cultivated state, is a half-hardy biennial.
It is a half-hardy annual, and is said to have been introduced into England as early as 1596.
Some of the varieties are half-hardy and are used for summer bedding.
- (of a cultivated plant) able to survive out of doors except during severe frost