This form of H. 'Lancifolia' is a non-registered cultivar from Heinz Klose of
Staudengärtnerei Klose in Germany. It
is a medium size plant about 12 inches high with a
spread of 22 inches. The narrow green foliage has white
marginal variegation. Pale purple flowers bloom in
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.