Oddly, flowers do work in B&W. Just look at any of Maplethorpe's less controversial Flower images.....No claims to that level of greatness here, but i came across some photos I took just about a year ago.
My friend and owner of the Santa Barbara Orchid Estate had sent some beautiful orchids while I was recuperating from surgery. And they really did last a month as she said they would.......
Ilford Delta Pro 400
Rokunar f/2.8 50 mm Macro Lens