Andreas Kirschenlohr of Staudengärtnerei Kirschenlohr nursery in Germany, this
non-registered cultivar is golden-yellow sport from H.
'Chōkō Nishiki' formerly known as 'On
Stage'. It is a large size plant about 22 inches high
with a spread of around 48 inches. The leaves have thick
substance and are moderately wavy, slightly corrugated
and dull on top. Pale lavender, tubular flowers with
lighter lavender margins bloom in 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.