This cultivar is a
non-registered sport of H. 'Tsugaru
Kenji Watanabe of Japan. A small sized plant, this
hosta has gold colored foliage with a green marginal
variegation. It bears purple flowers from July into
Mikiko Lockwood in an article on The Hosta Library titled,
A Little About Japanese Hosta Terms defines the term nakafu as medio-variegated
and the term komachi as a beauty or a belle.