half–hardy

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adjective half–har·dy \ˈhaf-ˈhär-dē, ˈhäf-\

Definition of half–hardy

of a plant

  1. :  able to withstand a moderately low temperature but injured by severe freezing and surviving the winter in cold climates only if carefully protected

1824

First Known Use of half–hardy

1824

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