Can red bleeding heart container plant live thru winter in CT. if insi

Can red bleeding heart container plant live thru the winter if taken inside to basement and taken back outside in the spring?

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  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Jul 29, 2017
    Bleeding heart is a perennial and needs to be planted in the ground.
  • Linda Dowling Linda Dowling on Jul 29, 2017
    plant it in the ground. It will come back year after year.
  • Bobbi Bobbi on Jul 29, 2017
    It will come back either way
  • Fre10072146 Fre10072146 on Jul 29, 2017
    My bleeding heart plant stays outside in the ground. It will not survive in a pot outside. I am in n.j. Ik cut it back after it blooms, slowly gets bigger each year
  • Nancy Turner Nancy Turner on Jul 29, 2017
    It should survive winter if planted, it does in MN. In a container it would have to be inside as the containers will freeze all the way down and kill the roots. You could try planting the container.
  • Kem willis Kem willis on Jul 29, 2017
    Are you talking about clerodendron vine? May have spelled wrong. It is called bleeding heart too. If this is what you have it will have to be taken in for winter. I guess basement would be fine. I don't have a basement so my tropicals come in near a window and try not to overwater till time to go back outside.
  • Margaret Margaret on Jul 29, 2017
    I have what we call a bleeding heart plant that comes in pink & white and all white. It looks like a fragile bushy plant but survives winter in Anchorage, Alaska planted outside in the ground. If you want to try it outside overwinter; I would take it out of the pot, divide the plant in half putting half outside and the other half back in the pot. Look up bleeding heart on line to see pictures and probably how to grow and hardiness.