H. montana
'Back Stage'

This seedling of H. montana 'Chōkō Nishiki' is a non-registered cultivar from Doyle Woods of Iowa. It grows into a medium size hosta about 15 inches high with a spread of 51 inches. The foliage is medium gold in color with light corrugation and thick substance.

Mikiko Lockwood in an article on The Hosta Library titled, A Little About Japanese Hosta Terms defines the term nishiki as brocade (rich-colored woven fabric) i.e. something colorful and beautiful.


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