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19/03/2014 at 14:50


Hi everyone you have all been so helpful to me, can anyone identify the attached plant for me.  it is growing around a rose bush and comes up every year.  this plant is at a friends garden and we have no idea what it is.

19/03/2014 at 14:57

It looks like a semperviven (house leek)

19/03/2014 at 15:01

Some sort of Alpine. SEMPERVIVUM

19/03/2014 at 15:50

Hi everyone I am going down tonight so I will have look, also I will ask her what the flower looks like. I have had a look at various pictures on Google, it looks similar but the leaves are tightly packed, and these seem to splay out wards.

19/03/2014 at 16:03

I dont know what it is ,but it is not a Sempervivum as their rosettes are evergreen.

19/03/2014 at 16:20

The rosettes are green the flower is taller and pink.


19/03/2014 at 18:35

Sempervivum for certain...........puncdoc is right........they are evergreen but  if the area is overgrown, the rosettes can easily  be covered by other plants or eaten down by slugs/snails and then new rosettes  "seem" to pop up every year.

19/03/2014 at 20:36

I visited my friend and she informed me it has never flowered, only that the end of the leaves turn to a pinky purple in late summer. Hope this is helpful

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