Hosta 'Echigo Nishiki'

A hybrid of H. 'Sieboldiana' x H. montana is a non-registered cultivar from Toyozo Nakayama of Tenjin Yama Bunen Nursery in Japan. It is a large size plant with green foliage that is heavily streaked with creamy white and yellow.

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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