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Just as the word depicts, not completely hardy. Good examples re pansies, snapdragons, sweet alyssum. They will tolerate some light frost and cold nights.
Applied to annuals, this indicates that a plant is able to cope with temperatures down to 0°C (32°F) but not hard frost.
- (of plants) requiring protection from frost
Term used for plants that can generally only be grown outdoors during the summer but which may survive mild winters outdoor in a sheltered position
(of plants) requiring protection from frost; `half-hardy annuals`
Plants unable to survive the winter without protection. Examples include runner beans and sweetcorn.
(1) Applied to a plant that can withstand average winters outdoors but needs protection from severe frost. (2) A plant which is so susceptible to frost damage that it can only be grown outside during the summer.
Refers to plants that can withstand long periods of damp or cold weather but may be damaged by frost.
Able to withstand occasional light frost, but damaged or killed by prolonged exposure to subfreezing temperatures. The term is not precise because some half-hardy plants can be left outdoors in winter in mild regions of the country.
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