Hen and Chicks (Sempervivum Thundercloud) in the Sempervivum Database

Trade name information:
Trade Name: Thundercloud
Cultivar name: 'Thundercloud'
Common names:
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Data specific to Sempervivum (Edit)
Hybrid: Yes
Hybridizer: Ed Skrocki
Country of Origin: (US) United States
Year of registration: 1984
Soil type: Dry
Well draining
Loamy / Medium
Sandy / light
Other: The soil type will depend on what your weather conditions are like. Just make sure it drains well.
Water: Very low
Average
Does not like wet feet
Uses: Accent
Containers
Pests and Diseases: Pest resistant

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Other: It may be several years before it blooms
Suitable Locations: Alpine Gardening
Uses: Provides winter interest
Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light
Stratify seeds: Stratifing seeds may improve germination, but is not required
Suitable for wintersowing
Sow in situ
Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Monocarpic

Pre-Spring coloration at Simply Succulents (west coast nursery)

Photo gallery:
Location: Ft Bragg CA Zone 8bDate: 2013-02-18Pre-Spring coloration at Simply Succulents (west coast nursery)
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Location: Seattle WA Date: 2017-04-11Sempervivum Thundercloud
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Location: WashingtonDate: 2016-05-18
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Sempervivum and Jovibarba chat & photos 2017 by valleylynn Jan 2, 2018 7:45 PM 3,238
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Sempervivum and Jovibarba chat & photos 2016 by valleylynn Jan 1, 2017 4:14 PM 3,366
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Sempervivum and Jovibarba chat & photos 2015 by valleylynn Jan 2, 2016 2:57 PM 2,665

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