seedling of dark green, wavy, slightly corrugated
foliage was registered by
as part of her "Birchwood"
in 1986 although it had been in the trade since the 1960's. It
bears near white flowers in late June to July.
The Hostapedia by
(2009), "...'Birchwood Elegance' is a much-admired plant.
Several collectors and nurserymen have indicated to me that this
was their favorite hosta. It makes a very large mound of
graceful, green foliage that can be used as a background plant."
Similar cultivars include H. 'Birchwood
Green', H. 'Green Formal' and H. 'Green Acres'.