These should be flowering here in NH any time now! Be prepared to did through those forest floor leaves to find the flowers! You can buy these as bulbs, totally worth it. They are a true periwinkle color!
Iris - CHERRY GARDEN ----- Dwarf Iris - this attractive, shade tolerant, standard dwarf bearded iris has cherry/maroon standard and falls with a purple beard and blooms early in the season. Grows up to in full sun to part shade.