Have you ever stopped to look at the pattern of seeds on a sunflower? Sunflowers are more than just beautiful food — they’re also a mathematical marvel.

The pattern of seeds within a sunflower follows the Fibonacci sequence, or 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, 34, 55, 89, 144…

How does this work?

Jaymi explains in this edition of Nature Blows My Mind!

The Hypnotic Patterns of Sunflowers