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the color Kelly Green

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Kelly green is an intense, pure green that sits between blue and yellow in the color wheel. Its hex code is #4CBB17. Named after the common Irish family name, Kelly, it is reminiscent of the lush green Irish landscape. It is also commonly associated with the colors of St. Patrick’s Day.

kelly-greenAs a true middle green, Kelly green is a color of renewal, nature, and energy, associated with growth and the environment. It can also be symbolic of money, ambition, and greed.

Kelly green adds a bright, dramatic punch and should be used in controlled doses. It can be paired with other shades of green and with toned-down adjacent hues in the color wheel, such as yellows and oranges or blues and violets.

Similar colors to Kelly Green

Looking for a different hue? The following colors are related to kelly green.

ValueCSS
Hex

4cbb17

#4cbb17

RGB Decimal

76, 187, 23

rgb(76, 187, 23)

RGB Percentage

29.8, 73.3, 9

rgb(29.8%, 73.3%, 9%)

CMYK

59, 0, 88, 27

HSL

100.6°, 78.1, 41.2

hsl(100.6°, 78.1%, 41.2%)

HSV (or HSB)

100.6°, 87.7, 73.3

Web Safe

33cc00

#33cc00

CIE-LAB

67.38, -57.583, 64.11

XYZ

20.905, 37.137, 6.877

xyY

0.322, 0.572, 37.137

CIE-LCH

67.38, 86.173, 131.93

CIE-LUV

67.38, -50.934, 78.861

Hunter-Lab

60.94, -42.829, 33.906

Binary

01001100, 10111011, 00010111

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