...is not as bad as I thought! In fact, I almost enjoyed it for a while...somthing must be wrong with me!
Just posting a little update, I have UV mapped two of the three flowers, with one left to go! I still need to fix the model slightly on the third one but I shall have the flowers all modeled and UV mapped by the end of the week hopefuly, then onto the treeeees! :)
Here is a quick screen shot of flower number 2 - the rafflesia