Phlox stolonifera - Creeping Phlox
This is a good ground cover for a moist shaded area with rich soil, must have continuously moist soil to thrive.. The leaves stay right on the ground and are semi-evergreen. Has rose-purple flowers early in the spring, flowers are 2 inches across and stand about 3-4 inches tall. Flowers are somewhat fragrant. It will make a beautiful mass once established and given a few years to spread.
Shade, Rich Moist Soil, Spring, 3-4 in Tall, Ground cover, Zones 4