Fibonacci Flower II

Fibonacci Circles
89 x 89 x 3 cm
FineArt Print on Hahnemühle German Etching 310 g/m2
Alu Panel 1mm / Solid Wood-PRM-Frame black
Edition # 5+1
Artwork-ID: GC-FCI-VII-89x89-X/5


Fibonacci Circles

The Fibonacci Circles collection shows arrangements of circles whose diameter corresponds to the Fibonacci numbers. The diameter of a single circle is therefore the sum of the diameters of the next two smaller circles. The colored areas grow as the square of the Fibonacci numbers.

Fibonacci Flower II

The image Fibonacci Flower II forms a mythical flower with circular, colored petals, which vaguely resembles a water lily. The petals touch the innermost circle (petal base) and are continuously rotated around the base by the golden angle. Many plants in nature do this in a similar way to keep the shading of their leaves to a minimum and sunlight to a maximum.

The Fibonacci Flower II resembles the Fibonacci Flower I, whose petals are Fibonacci ellipses.


The smallest circle has a diameter of 1 and was colored red as the origin of the image. It symbolizes the flower base of the plant from which the petals grow. The first petal (also of diameter 1) is arranged horizontally to the right. The following circles are each rotated counterclockwise by the golden angle 137.508º and placed under the preceding ellipses. Each petal touches the core at a point. The color of the petals was chosen to be slightly transparent to indicate the penetration of the light. The last, cut-off petal indicates the infinity of the Fibonacci sequence and thus also that of the Fibonacci flower.