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Virtual Ikebana

There are a number of different ways of arranging flowers. Two of the most common styles are heika (also called rikka, shoka or seika) and moribana. Heika are arranged in tall, thin vases, while moribana use low, shallow containers. A distinguishing feature of these and other styles is the use of three main elements--primary, secondary, and ornamental stems--that are said to represent heaven, humans, and earth.