Variegated Solomon's Seal is a hardy shade perennial that thrives in and out of the ground. it lasts a long time in water. It tolerates dry soil once established. It sprouts dainty white dangling flowers in spring.
Pteridophyllum racemosum - a lovely, rare woodland plant that looks like a flowering fern but it's not. This is a unique evergreen perennial for the shade. Give it humus rich soil and a cool location. Zone at Phoenix Perenials