I found a little ornamental pepper on sale today --- end of season, way outgrown its pot, all that, but otherwise very healthy and very cheap! I've never had an ornamental pepper before but, if i understand correctly, they're tender perennials -- is that correct? -- and all varieties are edible, if not necessarily terribly tasty -- hopefully, that's also right. My plan is to keep this pepper as a container plant, if it is indeed a tender perennial. I'm getting ready to put plastic on one side and half the front of my front porch, and keep my tender perennials which are in pots there (except for my tropical hibiscus -- it's already inside because we're already hitting the 40's at night). Would this be adequate for keeping a containerized ornamental pepper over the winter? And is there anything else I need to know about them? It's a really lovely plant --- I've never liked them before but am quite taken by this one.