tender plant

tender plant

[¦ten·dər ¦plant]
(botany)
A plant that is incapable of resisting cold.
References in classic literature ?
But there were still the Phanfasms and Whimsies and Growleywogs standing around in groups, and they were so many that they filled the gardens and trampled upon the flowers and grass because they did not know that the tender plants would be injured by their clumsy feet.
To train the tender plants, and watch their buds unfolding day by day!
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It's a tender plant that is used widely as a bedding plant in tropical countries, but of course it is a house plant here.
They usually have two temporary displays, the first of tulips and, when they are lifted, a mixture of tender plants.
Carol: I hope you mean pelargoniums, the tender plants that so many of us use for containers.
TENDER plants such as salvias need to be dug up, potted and put in a frost-free conservatory for the winter.
Water But be warned, if you plant tender plants out before the last frosts have passed, it could ruin all your hard work of the previous months.
But be warned, if you risk planting tender plants out before the last frosts have passed, it could ruin all your hard work of the previous months.
QI'VE got a small greenhouse where I keep tender plants but it has no heating.
Tender plants, like salvias, need to be dug up, potted and put in a frost-free conservatory for the winter.
The tender plants gain increased importance from year to year as they grow in size and gain in display value in our gardens.