KINKONISHIKI is popular in stripe variety because of beautiful wide foliage. As Ooemarunoshima, always the stripe variety which has wide and strong foliage is ranked in high. Better variegation is better plant in all variegated type especially for stripe variety. In the united states, flower variety, solid base variety and marginal stripe variety are still more popular than stripe variety but actually Japanese Fukiran enthusiast have found pleasure in stripe variety the most. It is very risky because the variegation are changeable and the culture cause damage and loss of variegation a lot. But on the other hand, you have plenty of possibility to make them better!