1-cent coin – Singapore National Flower, Vanda Miss Joaquim, a special hybrid orchid.
5-cents coin – The Fruit Salad Plant (Monstera deliciosa), a dark green heavy foliage climber.
10-cents coin – The Star Jasmine (Jasminum multiflorum), a slender climber with pure star-like flower.
20-cents coin – The Powder-Puff Plant (Calliandra surinamensis), medium size shrub with hemispherical pink color headed flower.
50 cents coin – The Yellow Allamanda (Allamanda cathartica), a vine that blooms trumpet-like bright yellow flower.
$1 coin – The Periwinkle (Lochera rosa) small shrub with single stem, produces flowers in velvety purple.
Don’t you feel rich to have a garden city on a coin? Perhaps, that’s my other reason for loving our local currency.