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.