Purple Shamrock (oxalis) - Best in shade as front-of-bed edging or ringing a shade shrub such as hydrangeas or rhododendrons. Also nice in a shady flower pot. Companion plants: Under Ferns, Cimicifuga or Variegated Solomon’s Seal.
Native Violet - Viola Hederacea Prostrate 15 x Flowers most of the year especially late winter to spring Semi shade, moist to wet soil Tolerates poor drainage & full sun to full shade Local to City of Yarra
The Best Fragrant Flowers for your garden. -- though it's small, lily-of-the-valley packs a big fragrance in its nodding white or pink bell-shape flowers. It's a tough, low-care groundcover you can practically plant and forget in shady spots.