Vinca major (periwinkle) evergreen groundcover for shade. The blue flowers start as early as February and keep going until late autumn. choose as Vinca 'minor' if you need a neat rather than sprawling habit.
This list of easy to grow shade ground covers is the BEST! I love that all of these perennials are perfect to grow under bushes or trees. Now I know what I'm going to do with the shady part of my garden!
love the bumpiness of Korean Velvet Grass (Zoysia tenuifolia) - makes a no-mow groundcover to replace the lawn in zones Emeral variety tolerates shade a bit more. Zoysia grass its a lesser water consuming lawn.
Ice Plant : Weed-smothering groundcovers are ideal for troublesome spots in your yard where grass won't grow (or you don't want to mow). See some of the Costa Farms' gardening experts' top picks for easy-care, colorful groundcovers.
Bowles' Common Periwinkle (Vinca minor 'Bowles') Design Ideas Use this shady groundcover for those hard-to-plant spots--its evergreen trailing stems will look fine year-round. It makes a good groundcover for shrub plantings