I cut and pasted that code into emacs. Initially things looked good (the flower appeared to be a flower variable etc.). It didn't work when I ran it. How exactly is this working for you?
in reply to Re: How to make an ascii flower variable
in thread How to make an ascii flower variable
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Malformed UTF-8 character (unexpected end of string) at fleur.pl line
Unrecognized character \x9C; marked by <-- HERE after $\342<-- HERE ne
2 at fleur.pl line 3.