A rectangle divided diagonally into two triangles of yellow (top and bottom) and green (hoist side and fly side) with a large red border around the field; there are seven yellow five-pointed stars with three centered on the top border, three centered on the bottom border and one on a red disk superimposed at the center; there is also a symbolic nutmeg pod on the hoist-side of a triangle.
The national flag of Grenada was adopted upon independence from the United Kingdom, 7 February 1974. The six stars in the red border represent the country's six parishes, with the middle star, encircled by a red disk, representing Carriacou and Petite Martinique. The symbol in the hoist represents a clove of nutmeg, one of the principal crops of Grenada. It also represents a link to Grenada's former name, which was the "Isle of Spice".
The red colour of the flag stands for courage and vitality, yellow for wisdom and warmth, and green for vegetation and agriculture.