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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.

Fleurisa

It looks like a semperviven (house leek)

Edd

Some sort of Alpine. SEMPERVIVUM

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.

punkdoc

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

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Edd

The rosettes are green the flower is taller and pink.

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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.

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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