Spring green

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This article is about the color. For the Wisconsin city, see Spring Green, Wisconsin. For the vegetable, see Spring greens.

Spring green (#00FF7F)

Spring green is a color included on the color wheel that is precisely halfway between cyan and green. 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.

Spring GreenHow to read this color infobox
About these coordinates     Color coordinates
Hex triplet #00FF7F
sRGBB  (rgb) (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]

Variations of spring green[edit]

Mint cream[edit]

Mint creamHow to read this color infobox
About these coordinates     Color coordinates
Hex triplet #F5FFFA
sRGBB  (rgb) (245, 255, 250)
HSV       (h, s, v) (150°, 4%, 100%)
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[edit]

HoneydewHow to read this color infobox
About these coordinates     Color coordinates
Hex triplet #F0FFF0
sRGBB  (rgb) (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[edit]

Main article: Aquamarine (color)
AquamarineHow to read this color infobox
About these coordinates     Color coordinates
Hex triplet #7FFFD4
sRGBB  (rgb) (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[edit]

Magic mintHow to read this color infobox
About these coordinates     Color coordinates
Hex triplet #AAF0D1
sRGBB  (rgb) (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.

Medium spring green[edit]

Medium spring greenHow to read this color infobox
About these coordinates     Color coordinates
Hex triplet #00FA9A
sRGBB  (rgb) (0, 250, 154)
CMYKH   (c, m, y, k) (77, 0, 62, 0)
HSV       (h, s, v) (150°, 97%, 97%)
Source X11[4]
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

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.

Cambridge blue[edit]

Main article: Cambridge blue
Cambridge blueHow to read this color infobox
About these coordinates     Color coordinates
Hex triplet #A3C1AD
sRGBB  (rgb) (163, 193, 173[5])
HSV       (h, s, v) (140°, 16%, 76[6][7]%)
Source [2]
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

Cambridge blue is the color commonly used by sports teams from Cambridge University.[8]

This color is actually a medium tone of spring green. Spring green colors are colors with an h code (hue code) of between 135 and 165; this color has an h code of 140, putting it within the range of spring green colors on the RGB color wheel.

Caribbean green[edit]

Caribbean greenHow to read this color infobox
About these coordinates     Color coordinates
Hex triplet #00CC99
sRGBB  (rgb) (0, 204, 153)
CMYKH   (c, m, y, k) (100, 0, 25, 20)
HSV       (h, s, v) (165°, 100%, 80%)
Source Crayola
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

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

Mountain meadow[edit]

Mountain meadowHow to read this color infobox
About these coordinates     Color coordinates
Hex triplet #30BA8F
sRGBB  (rgb) (48, 186, 143)
CMYKH   (c, m, y, k) (74, 0, 23, 27)
HSV       (h, s, v) (161°, 74%, 73[9]%)
Source Crayola
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

Displayed at right is the color mountain meadow.

Mountain meadow is a Crayola crayon color formulated in 1998.

Mint[edit]

Mint leafHow to read this color infobox
About these coordinates     Color coordinates
Hex triplet #3EB489
sRGBB  (rgb) (62, 180, 137)
CMYKH   (c, m, y, k) (66, 0, 24, 29)
HSV       (h, s, v) (158°, 66%, 71[10]%)
Source ISCC-NBS
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

The color mint, also known as 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.[11]


Medium sea green[edit]

Medium sea greenHow to read this color infobox
About these coordinates     Color coordinates
Hex triplet #3CB371
sRGBB  (rgb) (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.

Jungle green[edit]

Main article: Jungle green
Jungle greenHow to read this color infobox
About these coordinates     Color coordinates
Hex triplet #29AB87
sRGBB  (rgb) (41, 171, 135)
CMYKH   (c, m, y, k) (50, 0, 50, 2)
HSV       (h, s, v) (120°, 80%, 70%)
Source Crayola
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

Displayed on the right is the color jungle green. In 1990 Crayola named and formulated the specific tone of jungle green shown at right. The first recorded use of jungle green as a name of a color in the English language was in 1926.[12]


Zomp[edit]

ZompHow to read this color infobox
About these coordinates     Color coordinates
Hex triplet #39A78E
sRGBB  (rgb) (57, 167, 173)
CMYKH   (c, m, y, k) (66, 0, 15, 35)
HSV       (h, s, v) (166°, 66%, 66[13]%)
Source Resene
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

Displayed at right is the color zomp.

Zomp is one of the colors on the Resene Color List, a color list widely popular in Australia and New Zealand. The color "zomp" was formulated in 2007.


Persian green[edit]

Persian greenHow to read this color infobox
About these coordinates     Color coordinates
Hex triplet #00A693
sRGBB  (rgb) (0, 166, 147)
CMYKH   (c, m, y, k) (80, 0, 22, 0)
HSV       (h, s, v) (135°, 75%, 60%)
Source ISCC-NBS
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

Persian green is a color used in pottery and Persian carpets in Iran.

Other colors associated with Persia include Persian red and Persian blue. The color Persian green is named from the green color of some Persian pottery and is a representation of the color of the mineral malachite. It is a popular color in Iran because the color green symbolizes gardens, nature, heaven, and sanctity. The first recorded use of Persian green as a color name in English was in 1892.[14][15]

Sea green[edit]

Sea greenHow to read this color infobox
About these coordinates     Color coordinates
Hex triplet #2E8B57
sRGBB  (rgb) (46, 139, 87)
CMYKH   (c, m, y, k) (81, 21, 83, 7)
HSV       (h, s, v) (146°, 67%, 55%)
Source HTML/CSS
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

Sea green is a shade of cyan color that resembles the sea floor as seen from the surface.

Sea green is notable for being the emblematic color of the Levellers party in the politics of 1640s England. Leveller supporters would wear a sea-green ribbon, in a similar manner to the present-day red AIDS awareness ribbon. It is also a Crayola crayon color, although the Crayola crayon color is much brighter and lighter than the color shown at right (see the List of Crayola crayon colors).

Flag of a proposed "British Republic" used by Chartists and Radicals in the nineteenth century. Sea green colors were often used by the Chartists and earlier Levellers. A group of 'English republican' intellectuals used a version of this tricolor with blue at the top.

Teal[edit]

Main article: Teal
TealHow to read this color infobox
About these coordinates     Color coordinates
Hex triplet #008080
sRGBB  (rgb) (0, 128, 128)
CMYKH   (c, m, y, k) (100, 0, 0, 50)
HSV       (h, s, v) (180°, 100%, 50%)
Source HTML/CSS[16]
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

Teal is displayed at right. It is a medium blue-green color that is a representation of the color of the neck coloring of a duck called the common teal.

The color teal is actually a dark tone of cyan.

Pine green[edit]

Pine greenHow to read this color infobox
About these coordinates     Color coordinates
Hex triplet #01796F
sRGBB  (rgb) (1, 121, 111)
CMYKH   (c, m, y, k) (99, 0, 8, 53)
HSV       (h, s, v) (175°, 99%, 47%)
Source Crayola
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

Pine green is a rich dark shade of spring green that resembles the color of pine trees. It is an official Crayola color (since 1949) that is this exact shade in the Crayola crayon, but in the markers, it is known as crocodile green.

The color pine green is a representation of the average color of the leaves of the trees of a coniferous forest. The color pine green was originally known as pine tree. The first recorded use of pine tree as a color name in English was in 1923.[17]

Skobeloff[edit]

SkobeloffHow to read this color infobox
About these coordinates     Color coordinates
Hex triplet #007A74
sRGBB  (rgb) (0, 122, 116)
CMYKH   (c, m, y, k) (74, 0, 23, 27)
HSV       (h, s, v) (177°, 100%, 48[18]%)
Source ISCC-NBS
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

At right is displayed the color skobeloff.

The first recorded use of skobeloff as a color name in English was in 1912.[19]

Viridian[edit]

Main article: Viridian
ViridianHow to read this color infobox
About these coordinates     Color coordinates
Hex triplet #40826D
sRGBB  (rgb) (64, 130, 109)
CMYKH   (c, m, y, k) (51, 0, 16, 49)
HSV       (h, s, v) (161°, 51%, 51%)
Source Maerz and Paul[20]
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

At right is displayed the color viridian, a medium tone of spring green.

The first recorded use of viridian as a color name in English was in the 1860s (exact year uncertain).[21]

Dark spring green[edit]

Dark spring greenHow to read this color infobox
About these coordinates     Color coordinates
Hex triplet #177245
sRGBB  (rgb) (23, 114, 69)
HSV       (h, s, v) (150°, 80%, 45%)
Source X11
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

At right is displayed the web color dark spring green.

Spring green in nature[edit]

Spring green in human culture[edit]

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[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "web.forret.com Color Conversion Tool set to hex code of color #00FF7F (Spring Green):". 
  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):". 
  4. ^ "W3C TR CSS3 Color Module, HTML4 color keywords". 
  5. ^ Origins of the Cambridge Blue
  6. ^ #A3C1AD Color Information
  7. ^ web.forret.com Color Conversion Tool set to hex code of color #A3C1AD (Cambridge Blue):
  8. ^ Cambridge Identity Guidelines
  9. ^ web.forret.com Color Conversion Tool set to hex code #30BA8F (Mountain Meadow):
  10. ^ "web.forret.com Color Conversion Tool set to hex code of color #3EB489 (Mint):". 
  11. ^ 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
  12. ^ Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 201; color sample of Jungle Green: Page 87 Plate 32 Color Sample L12 Note: The Color Sample shown as Jungle Green in Maerz and Paul is the color shown in the main article on "jungle green" as dark jungle green.
  13. ^ web.Forret.com Color Conversion Tool set to color #39A78E (Zomp):
  14. ^ Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 201; color sample of Persian green: Page 85 Plate 31 Color Sample H7
  15. ^ The source of this color is the ISCC-NBS Dictionary of Color Names (1955), a color dictionary used by stamp collectors to identify the colors of stamps, now on the Internet—see sample of the color Persian green (color sample #159) displayed on indicated web page: [1].
  16. ^ W3C TR CSS3 Color Module, HTML4 color keywords
  17. ^ Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 190; Color Sample of Pine Tree: Page 85 Plate 31 Color Sample L6
  18. ^ web.forret.com Color Conversion Tool set to hex code #007A74 (Skobeloff):
  19. ^ 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
  20. ^ The color displayed in the color box above matches the color called viridian in the 1930 book by Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill; the color viridian is displayed on page 79, Plate 28, Color Sample K11.
  21. ^ Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill; Page 207; the color viridian is displayed on page 79, Plate 28, Color Sample K11.
  22. ^ "Go halfway down web page where it says "How Green is Nest"?:".