When making a pattern of intersecting shapes with Object>Repeat>Radial, can this shape be divided it into individual segments that can then be colored individually?
Grab the Live Paint Bucket, pick a color, and start clicking.
Pick a different color, click more.... Or use the left/right arrow keys with the Live Paint Bucket Tool active to cycle through swatches. When done click the
Expand button in the Control Bar across the top of the screen.
Or... double-click the Shape Builder tool in the toolbar and tick the "Cursor Swatch Preview" option and do all the above with the Shape Builder Tool.