3 Comments

  1. hazeltree says:

    ingenious…and the young leaf is so fresh and green..

  2. Robur says:

    Phyllotaxis is a wonderful word. There’s an article on Wiki all about it:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phyllotaxis

    It gets into spirals, patterns of seeds on sunflower heads, and Fibonacci numbers.

  3. hillwards says:

    The leaves are attractive – and I think the flowers are pretty too in their way – but I wish they were a little less free growing in our garden! Little unseen seedlings savage my hand at any opportunity when I’m working in the garden. I know, I should wear gloves more…

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