Hosta kiyosumiensis
'Kasahara Nishiki'

This non-registered cultivar from Japan is a sport of H. kiyosumiensis. It forms a medium size plant about 10 inches tall by 30 inches wide with streaked green foliage that comes to a sharp point at the tip. It bears white flowers with purple anthers from June into July.

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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