Spring green


Spring green

Spring green is a color included on the color wheel that is precisely halfway between cyan and green (sometimes mislabeled as aquamarine on the RGB color wheel). When plotted on the CIE chromaticity diagram it corresponds to a visual stimulus of 505 nanometers on the visible spectrum. Spring green is a pure chroma on the color wheel. In HSV color space, the expression of which is known as the RGB color wheel, spring green has a hue of 150°. Spring green is one of the tertiary colors on the RGB color wheel.

The complementary color of spring green is rose.

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Spring green

Spring Green
About these coordinates

— Color coordinates —

Hex triplet #00FF7F
sRGBB (r, g, b) (0, 255, 127)
HSV (h, s, v) (150°, 100%, 100[1]%)
Source X11
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

Displayed at right is the color spring green.

Spring green is a web color.

The first recorded use of spring green as a color name in English was in 1766.[2]

In the Crayola markers, spring green is known as sea foam green.

Crayola has a colored pencil called guppie green that is exactly[citation needed] the same color as spring green


Variations of spring green

Mint cream

Mint Cream
About these coordinates

— Color coordinates —

Hex triplet #F5FFFA
RGBB (r, g, b) (245, 255, 250)
HSV (h, s, v) (150°, 99%, 99%)
Source X11
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

Displayed at right is the web color mint cream, a pale pastel tint of spring green.

The color mint cream is a representation of the color of the interior of an after dinner mint (which is disc shaped with mint flavored buttercream on the inside and a chocolate coating on the outside).


Honeydew

Honeydew
About these coordinates

— Color coordinates —

Hex triplet #F0FFF0
RGBB (r, g, b) (240, 255, 240)
HSV (h, s, v) (150°, 97%, 97%)
Source X11
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

Displayed at right is the web color honeydew, a pastel tint of spring green.

The color honeydew is a representation of the color of the interior flesh of a honeydew melon.


Aquamarine

Aquamarine
About these coordinates

— Color coordinates —

Hex triplet #7FFFD4
RGBB (r, g, b) (127, 255, 212)
HSV (h, s, v) (160°, 50%, 100[3]%)
Source X11
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

Aquamarine is a color that is a pale bright tint of spring green toned toward cyan.

Magic mint

Magic Mint
About these coordinates

— Color coordinates —

Hex triplet #AAF0D1
RGBB (r, g, b) (170, 240, 209)
HSV (h, s, v) (150°, 84%, 80%)
Source Crayola
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

At right is displayed the color magic mint, a light tint of spring green.

The color mint green is a light tint of the color mint.

This is a Crayola color formulated in 1990.

Mint green

The color mint green is a brilliant tint of the color mint.


Medium spring green

Medium Spring Green
About these coordinates

— Color coordinates —

Hex triplet #00FA9A
RGBB (r, g, b) (0, 250, 154)
HSV (h, s, v) (150°, 97%, 97%)
Source X11[4]
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

Displayed at right is the color medium spring green.

Medium spring green is a web color. It is close to but not right on the color wheel and it is a little closer to cyan than to green.

Caribbean green

Caribbean Green
About these coordinates

— Color coordinates —

Hex triplet #00CC99
RGBB (r, g, b) (0, 204, 154)
HSV (h, s, v) (150°, 100%, 44%)
Source Crayola
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

At right is displayed the color Caribbean green. This is a Crayola color formulated in 1998.

Mint leaf

Mint leaf
About these coordinates

— Color coordinates —

Hex triplet #3EB489
RGBB (r, g, b) (62, 180, 137)
HSV (h, s, v) (158°, 66%, 71[5]%)
Source ISCC-NBS
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

The color mint leaf is a representation of the color of mint. The source of this color is: ISCC-NBS Dictionary of Color Names (1955)--Color Sample of Mint Leaf, color sample#140).

The first recorded use of mint as a color name in English was in 1920.[6]


Medium sea green

Medium Sea Green
About these coordinates

— Color coordinates —

Hex triplet #3CB371
RGBB (r, g, b) (60, 179, 113)
HSV (h, s, v) (150°, 42%, 30%)
Source X11
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

At right is displayed the web color medium sea green, a medium shade of spring green.

Skobeloff

Skobeloff
About these coordinates

— Color coordinates —

Hex triplet #007A74
RGBB (r, g, b) (0, 122, 116)
HSV (h, s, v) (140°, 97%, 44%)
Source ISCC-NBS
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

At right is displayed the color skobeloff, a deep rich shade of spring green widely used in interior design. It is especially popular for painting dining rooms.

The first recorded use of skobeloff as a color name in English was in 1912.[7]

Viridian


Dark spring green

Dark Spring Green
About these coordinates

— Color coordinates —

Hex triplet #177245
RGBB (r, g, b) (23, 114, 69)
HSV (h, s, v) (150°, 80%, 45%)
Source X11
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

At right is displayed the color dark spring green.

Spring green in crayola

  • Crayola has a colored pencil called guppie green that is exactly the same color as spring green.

Spring green in human culture

Cultural Associations

  • Spring green brings to mind the well watered vegetation of early spring, being a combination of cyan, the color of water, and green, the color of plants.

Environmentalism

Food

Pandan cake

Geography

Holidays

See also

References

  1. ^ "web.forret.com Color Conversion Tool set to hex code of color #00FF7F (Spring Green):". http://web.forret.com/tools/color.asp?RGB=%2300FF7F. 
  2. ^ Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 205; Color Sample of Spring Green: Page 59 Plate 18 Color Sample J7 (Note: Before the invention in 1987 of the X11 color spring green [[which in the early 1990s became known as the X11 web color spring green], Spring Green was thought of as a light green tinted toward the yellow--this color is now called spring bud and it is the color that is shown in the color sample in Maerz and Paul as Spring Green, instead of the pure spectrum web color spring green halfway between green and cyan shown above that is now regarded as the color spring green.)
  3. ^ "web.forret.com Color Conversion Tool set to hex code of color #7FFFD4 (Aquamarine):". http://web.forret.com/tools/color.asp?RGB=%237FFFD4. 
  4. ^ "W3C TR CSS3 Color Module, HTML4 color keywords". http://www.w3.org/TR/css3-color/#html4. 
  5. ^ "web.forret.com Color Conversion Tool set to hex code of color #3EB489 (Mint):". http://web.forret.com/tools/color.asp?RGB=%233EB489. 
  6. ^ Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 199; color sample of Mint: Page 81 Plate 29 Color Sample L10
  7. ^ Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 204; Color Sample of Skobeloff: Page 73 Plate 25 Color Sample K9
  8. ^ "Go halfway down web page where it says “How Green is Nest”?:". http://www.blueegg.com/what_others_are_doing/qa/2007/10/10/Nest-qa/print.go. 



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