H. longipes
'Gotemba Nishiki'

This sport of H. longipes is a non-registered cultivar from Japan. It forms a small size plant with green foliage that has a yellow to creamy white marginal variegation. It has dense clusters of pale purple flowers borne on 20 to 30 inch scapes in August into September.

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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