Fukamizu (深水)

Fukamizu is one of the Mizuage (method of prolonging the lives of flowers) in Japanese flower arrangement.

Fukamizu as a Mizuage technique

One of the Mizuage methods.

It is one of the treatments for prolonging the cut flowers in Japanese flower arrangement or in fresh flower business, which is a technique to keep plants in a tall bucket without sinking the head of flowers in order to pour the water into the stem by the water pressure.

It is suitable for dried-up plants (in a drained and wilted condition) and plants which are hard to absorb water. It is not suitable for plants with the leaves which are easily damaged.

[Original Japanese]