This has large leaves that wilt and brown after blooming in early spring. It resembles a hosta but not as attractive. The flowers are pink on a tall stem. The flowers resemble a phlox.enter image description here

  • These are good plants for shady, damp areas - as you've discovered, they tend to wilt and go brown in sunnier more exposed situations because they dry out too much. Sun exposure is fine IF the soil remains moist.
    – Bamboo
    Commented May 31, 2018 at 20:41

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That’s a bergenia.

The perennial plant forms thick rhizomes and is typically frost-hardy.

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