How to use Hardiest in a sentence
It is one of the hardiest and best of the known kinds.
It is a variable plant, spread over nearly half the world, the hardiest forms coming from Chili, New Zealand, and Tasmania.
The hardiest of the other species are P. parviflorum, littorale, and rotatum, but these only succeed on warm soils in mild localities, and are best in a frame or a cool greenhouse.
As soon as the stock has been kept a sufficient time to pass through all the ordinary extremes of climate, a number of the hardiest may be removed to the more remote station, and the same process gone through, giving protection if necessary while the stock is being increased, but as soon as a large number of healthy individuals are produced, subjecting them to all the vicissitudes of the climate.
The Herdwick is the hardiest of all the breeds thriving upon the poor mountain land in Cumberland and Westmorland.Advertisement
It is one of the hardiest of the genus, and from its neat and free-flowering habit a very useful border plant, common in cottage gardens.
The hardiest form of all is minor, from the mountain tops of California-a pretty little shrub for raised banks.
Grevillea - Australian shrubs, generally grown in the greenhouse, but a few are quite hardy enough for wall culture; and G. sulphurea, the hardiest in cultivation, lives against walls about London.
S. flava, the hardiest species next to S. purpurea, is rarely satisfactory in the open air, but does well in favoured spots.
The newest kind, and the hardiest and best, is Vilmorins Jasmine Box (P. decora), with laurel-like leaves and fragrant white flowers in early spring.Advertisement
New Jersey Tea (Ceanothus Americanus) - Though one of the hardiest, this thrives best against a wall, and in a dry porous soil; the flowers, in succession from about the middle of June till August, white.
Some of its forms are more resistant, the hardiest of all being the Powerscourt variety, with a narrower and more glaucous leaf of erect growth, and about 6 feet long.
A. aurantiaca is the hardiest kind, and freshly-planted groups of the others should be mulched in winter in all but the more favoured parts of these islands.
P. alpina, from the mountains of Tasmania, is probably the hardiest of the group, but is only a Yew-like shrub of semi-prostrate habit, more interesting than beautiful.
Rhododendron Campanulatum - Among the hardiest of the Himalayan species, flowering in April and forming a widely spreading bush.Advertisement
There are several varieties of the tree, that known as the Colorado variety being considered the hardiest.
Though less brilliant than most of the species, it is one of the hardiest, and is distinct and robust.
Yellow Sacred Bean (Nelumbium) - N. luteum is the hardiest known Sacred Bean, and therefore the one most interesting for northern gardens.
If you have a good supply of strong seedlings, take a chance by planting a few of your hardiest cultivars early in the season.
The bone chilling cold of the High Sierras will get most people scurrying for their goose down comforters and leaves nary a chance for even the hardiest of grape to sprout.Advertisement
One of the hardiest feather palms to try in sheltered gardens is Butia capitata, to my mind even more exotic looking than Trachycarpus.
It is one of the hardiest tree ferns and in the wild it is tolerant of fire and re-shoots readily afterward.
It is the hardiest of Tree Ferns, and the most suitable for the open air, in sheltered shady dells.
Opuntia, Echinocereus, Mammillaria, and Echinopsis are among the hardiest.
Colletia are often neglected and placed against walls, but it will be found that the hardiest one is much better in the open sun, and best, perhaps, in sandy or stony ground, in which it is very effective in autumn.Advertisement
The handsomest of the first kinds are known by the name of "alpines," to distinguish them from the florists varieties, and are the hardiest of all.
These, the dwarfer kinds, are, moreover, much the hardiest, and beds of them may be left unprotected during winter, so as to afford early flowers for cutting, for unless the weather is very severe, these beds never require any covering.
G. Colvillei is one of the prettiest and hardiest of all, and is most valuable for cutting, particularly the white variety, which has many beautiful white flowers in early summer.
Everlasting Pea (Lathyrus Latifolius) - One of the hardiest and most easily cultivated of plants, thriving almost anywhere, even in courtyards amongst Flags.
America, it being the hardiest, and handsome when well grown.
Most of these main streams flow through profound gorges in a tropical climate, while the upper slopes yield products of the temperate zone, and the plateaus above are cold and bleak, affording only pasture and the hardiest cereals.
The first sowing produces the hardiest plants, the yield of the other two depending.
It was named Sao Paulo, and has been at once the source whence knowledge and civilization have been diffused through Brazil, and the nucleus of a colony of its manliest and hardiest citizens, which sent out successive swarms of hardy adventurers to people the interior.
But even were direct evidence of the knowledge of the art of writing in Greece of the early day altogether lacking, none but the hardiest sceptic could doubt, in the light of recent archaeological discoveries elsewhere, that the inhabitants of ancient Hellas of the "Homeric Age" must have shared with their contemporaries the capacity to record their thought in written words.
In favourable situations and seasons some of the very hardiest, as Silene pendula, Saponaria, Nemophila, Gilia, &c., may be sown in September or October, and transplanted to the beds or borders for very early spring flowering.
Below the mountain crests, where only the hardiest lichens and mosses can survive, comes a belt of large timber, including many giant trees, 200 ft.