1. Chartreuse

Everything about the color Chartreuse

The meaning of the color Chartreuse and color combinations to inspire your next design.

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Appropriately named for its resemblance to the French liqueur, chartreuse is a yellow green color that sits between yellow and green in the color wheel. Its hex code is #DFFF00.


Chartreuse is a vivid color that combines the vitality of green with the energy and optimism of yellow. It is thus associated with healing, good health, and a healthy lifestyle.

Chartreuse can be used in combination with nearby colors such as green as well as blues, grays, and neutrals. Due to its brightness and saturation, chartreuse is best used as an accent or highlight.

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Information about Chartreuse / #DFFF00

In a RGB color space (made from three colored lights for red, green, and blue), hex #DFFF00 is made of 87.5% red, 100% green and 0% blue. In a CMYK color space (also known as process color, or four color, and used in color printing), hex #DFFF00 is made of 13% cyan, 0% magenta, 100% yellow and 0% black. Chartreuse has a hue angle of 67.5 degrees, a saturation of 100% and a lightness of 50%.

Color conversion

The hexadecimal color #DFFF00 has RGB values of R: 87.5, G: 100, B: 0 and CMYK values of C: 0.13, M: 0, Y: 1, K:0.




RGB Decimal

223, 255, 0


RGB Percentage

87.5, 100, 0

rgb(87.5%, 100%, 0%)


13, 0, 100, 0


67.5°, 100, 50

hsl(67.5°, 100%, 50%)

HSV (or HSB)

67.5°, 100, 100

Web Safe




94.827, -34.506, 91.733


66.193, 87.209, 13.346


0.397, 0.523, 87.209


94.827, 98.008, 110.614


94.827, -13.112, 106.754


93.386, -32.42, 53.805


11011111, 11111111, 00000000

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