Day: July 3, 2013

Garden city on the coins

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singapore coins 011-cent coin – Singapore National Flower, Vanda Miss Joaquim, a special hybrid orchid.

By courtesy of toptropicals.com
By courtesy of toptropicals.com

5-cents coin – The Fruit Salad Plant (Monstera deliciosa), a dark green heavy foliage climber.

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By courtesy of http://www.floridata.com

10-cents coin – The Star Jasmine (Jasminum multiflorum), a slender climber with pure star-like flower.

By courtesy of www.123rf.com
By courtesy of http://www.123rf.com

20-cents coin – The Powder-Puff Plant (Calliandra surinamensis), medium size shrub with hemispherical pink color headed flower.

By courtesy of www.edsu.edu
By courtesy of http://www.edsu.edu

50 cents coin – The Yellow Allamanda (Allamanda cathartica), a vine that blooms trumpet-like bright yellow flower.

By courtesy of www.smilewildabha.com
By courtesy of http://www.smilewildabha.com

 $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.

 

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