By Henry Mittwer
Chabana is a straightforward association of floral or different plant fabric usually positioned within the tokonoma, or alcove, of the room during which the tea rite is played. There are not any principles in arranging Chabana, the writer tells us, no specific measurements or geometric styles, fairly, the writer of a Chabana needs to use his mind's eye and, so much of all, a different concept from within.
The writer provides sensible flower arranging instructions and discusses in size greater than a hundred plants which are compatible for Chabana, explaining precisely how they are often used and the main acceptable seasons for his or her demonstrate. The publication contains a whole checklist of vegetation with names in English, jap, and Latin.
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Art of Chabana: Flowers for the Tea Ceremony by Henry Mittwer