Goldenrod (color)


Goldenrod (color)
Goldenrod plants

Goldenrod is a color that resembles the goldenrod plant.

A Crayola crayon with this name and color, although a lighter version, was created in 1958.

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Goldenrod

Goldenrod
About these coordinates

— Color coordinates —

Hex triplet #DAA520
RGBB (r, g, b) (218, 165, 32)
HSV (h, s, v) (43°, 85%, 85%)
Source X11
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

Displayed at right is the web color goldenrod.

The color goldenrod is a representation of the color of some of the deeper gold colored goldenrod flowers.

The first known recorded use of goldenrod as a color name in English was in 1915.[1]

Variations of goldenrod

Light goldenrod yellow

Light Goldenrod Yellow
About these coordinates

— Color coordinates —

Hex triplet #FAFAD2
RGBB (r, g, b) (250, 250, 210)
HSV (h, s, v) (60°, 16%, 98%)
Source X11
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

The web color light goldenrod yellow is displayed at right.


Pale goldenrod

Pale Goldenrod
About these coordinates

— Color coordinates —

Hex triplet #EEE8AA
RGBB (r, g, b) (238, 232, 170)
HSV (h, s, v) (55°, 29%, 93%)
Source X11
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

The web color pale goldenrod is displayed at right.


Dark goldenrod

Dark goldenrod
About these coordinates

— Color coordinates —

Hex triplet #B8860B
RGBB (r, g, b) (184, 134, 11)
HSV (h, s, v) (43°, 94%, 72%)
Source X11
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

The web color dark goldenrod is a color that resembles the color goldenrod, but is darker.


References

  1. ^ Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 196; Color Sample of Goldenrod: Page 43 Plate 10 Color Sample L5

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