European wild ginger (Asarum europaeum, USDA Hardiness Zones 4-8) is dark and shiny, and its rounded, overlapping leaves form a thick carpet. It grows up to 3 inches tall and more than 12 inches wide. It prefers partial to full shade and fertile, moist, well-drained, slightly acidic soil.
Lungwort, shade (mine grows in PNW full sun)m deer & rabbit resistant
Hellebore, deer & rabbit resistant, shade although mine do fine in the PNW summer sun.
Summersweet With a name like summersweet, you can guess that this shrub's pink or white flowers are fragrant. It's one of the few shrubs that bloom well in shade, although it also will grow in full sun in the north, provided it has adequate moisture. Name: Clethra alnifolia Growing Conditions: Full sun to shade and moist soil Size: 3-5 feet tall and wide Zones: 3-9
Aeonium Schwartzkopf and blue fescue grass. Gorgeous effect, as if rising through the sky