It has been years, actually more than a decade, that I took a visit to the botanical gardens, however I clearly remember that photographically I could not "see" the beauty around me then.
This time the shapes and light on the little things caught my eye much easier.
Blood leaf, Iresine species
Helios 44-2 50mm f2 1/1000sec
Never Never Plant, Ctenanthe species
Zenit Helios 44-2 58mm f4 1/180sec