Flower of Eden

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Garden of Eden 5
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Pattern type Garden of Eden
Number of cells 69
Bounding box 11×11
Discovered by Nicolay Beluchenko
Year of discovery 2009

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Flower of Eden, otherwise known as the Garden of Eden 5, was found by Nicolay Beluchenko on September 6, 2009. It was the smallest known Garden of Eden, surpassing Garden of Eden 4 (which was discovered in 2004), until December 2011, when it was surpassed by Garden of Eden 6. It is one of few known Gardens of Eden that is rotationally symmetric.[1] If left alone by itself it will dissolve into nothing.

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The orphan on which Garden of Eden 5 is based requires 109 cells to specify.


  1. Achim Flammenkamp (December 1, 2009). "Garden of Eden / Orphan". Retrieved on March 15, 2020.