Look into my heart and tell me what you see.
Have you ever looked into the heart of a sunflower?
Take a look.
A close look.
And tell me what you see.
Sunflowers have always been my very favourite of flowers.
Ever since I can remember.
I was fascinated to discover this flower which would turn its head towards the sun all day long.
I mean how cool is that!
A smart flower!
And it didn't stop there.
As I grew up I discovered its full versatility and plethora of uses.
And then one day I discovered its heart.
Look into the heart of a sunflower and what do you see?
First you see tightly perfectly packed seeds.
And then when you look even more closely you see lines and actual spirals.
So you go and read up about it and discover those spirals are spirals of nature, following an exact pattern, an exact ratio, ensuring a maximum of seeds can safely be fitted into that exact space.
It's almost like smartness on steroids!
This exact pattern of spirals is called The Golden Angle, also known as Fibonacci, found all across nature. You can read a really cool explanation of it , and .
They grow at exact angles to each other, ensuring maximum efficiency when it comes to seed production, leaf spacing and petal formations.