This non-registered hosta is a sport of
which was found in
Kenji Watanabe. It is a
plant with green leaves and a yellow medial (center)
variegation. Pale lavender flowers 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.