An upright, large size plant (28
inches high by 16 inches wide) hybrid of H. 'Chōkō Nishiki' ×
open-pollinated seedling was registered by
Madelon Gilligan of New Zealand in 2013.
The foliage is yellow, lance shaped, slightly corrugated, slightly
wavy and slightly shiny on top. Pale lavender, tubular flowers
that have light translucent edges bloom from June into July. It
sets viable seeds. The leaves turn lime green as the season
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.