I cannot paint a flower . . . but maybe in terms of paint color, I can convey to you my experience of the flower or the experience that makes the flower of significance to me at that particular time.
I found a good intro to info about encaustic paints and paintings at RF Paints. Click on the link to read.
This is the kind of painting I’ve been doing a lot of since late last summer. I absolutely love the process and the effects.