More Flower Scans and information
Using a combination of flowers creates a fuller scan which seems to be more effective than of single species, essentially creating a bouquet or flower arrangement.
Here's an interesting explanation of how scanners work and why scans shouldn't be considered a photograph.
I Googled scanning flowers to see how many people were doing scans and was lead to several sites. I've listed them below and you can click on each link to see examples of their work.
Sonia, Leaves of Grass blog scans of flowers, Portugal
A bit of history on Katinka Matson's scanner art.
And more scans by Katinka Matson with a photo of her
Click on pages at the site map.
scanner photography by patri feher
Even HP has a website with 3D scanning instructions