One of my favorite wild gingers is the dwarf evergreen Asarum takaoi ‘Roundabout’. This is one of the few evergreen asarum that’s hardy into Zone 4. Asarums looks especially fine as their new foliage emerges in spring, as you can see in the photo from here at Juniper Level Botanic Garden.
How much is this plant and is it strictly shade?
Strictly shade. You can click on the link in the blog post to go to the catalog listing.