half-hardy

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half-hardy

adj
(Botany) (of a cultivated plant) able to survive out of doors except during severe frost
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Adj.1.half-hardy - (of plants) requiring protection from frost; "half-hardy annuals"
plant life, flora, plant - (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
robust - sturdy and strong in form, constitution, or construction; "a robust body"; "a robust perennial"
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