W. George Schmid of Georgia registered this
cultivar in 1989. It is the result of the cross of
alismifolia x H. 'Ōgon Tachi'.
This small plant grows to 6 to 8 inches in height with yellow-gold foliage that
changes to all yellow later in the season. It bears lavender flowers in June and
has light yellow leaves which are unusually shaped being wider near the tip and
continuously decurrent to the petiole as in H. alismifolia."
Mikiko Lockwood in an article on The Hosta Library titled,
A Little About Japanese Hosta Terms defines the term ogon or oogon
as gold or yellow and the term tachi as upright, 'Tachi Gibōshi' or