congratz on navigating the "doo dads" successfully. May it lead to many more photos from you in the forums.
Undeniably the first on is pleasingly colorful and the flowers are amazing. Interesting shapes and textures mixing. But the very refined depth of field that is normally associated with macro-photography is hard to spot here and it seems a little two dimensional. You have taken this further away from the flowers than in the second one and the light from what seems to be an overcast sky, have also stolen away some depth by not lending much shadow play to the image.
The second one is also beautiful, but here you have the helpful assistance of sunlight, making the colors pop all the more, giving a very wide range of yellows and interesting shadows. You are closer to the subject and have much more depth of field.
I think the people who invented macro-photography and started taking flower pics wanted us to feel like a bug on approach to a colorful airfield. The second one accomplished that