This cultivar is a hybrid of H. 'Chōkō
Nishiki' × an open-pollinated seedling
Jim Husemann of Iowa in 2009. It is a large size
plant about 25 inches high by 45 inches wide with golden
yellow foliage. The leaves are moderately twisted,
moderately wavy, broadly ovate and slightly shiny on
top. Medium lavender flowers bloom from mid-July into
August. It sets viable seeds.
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.