Jeroen Linneman of the
this upright growing cultivar is a seedling of H. 'Maya
H. 'Tequila Sunrise'. It is a medium size hosta
about 16 inches high by 20 inches wide with
golden-yellow foliage which turns green later in the
season. The ovate shaped leaves are slightly wavy, very
shiny on top and have dark red petioles. Deep purple
flowers with soft white margins bloom from late July
into August on soft purple scapes 16 to 24 inches tall
followed by viable seeds.
registration materials state: "Long narrow golden
yellow leaves with ruffled margins atop dark red
petioles...Viridescent. Golden yellow leaves turn green
through the season."
to Wikipedia, Makoto is a unisex Japanese name although
it is more commonly used for males.