A hybrid of
x H. montana is a non-registered cultivar from
Toyozo Nakayama of Tenjin Yama Bunen
Nursery in Japan. It
is a large size plant with green foliage that is heavily
streaked with creamy white and yellow.
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.