Everything about the color Yellow Green

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

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Also known as chartreuse, yellow green lies between green and yellow in the color wheel. It is precisely 50% green and 50% yellow and has a hex code of #9ACD32. Yellow green is an exciting and vibrant shade that evokes feelings of joy and cheeriness.


For a refreshing and cheery palette, combine yellow green with lemon yellow and lime green. For a more somber palette featuring yellow green, combine the vibrant hue with neutrals. Keep in mind, however, that the hue can be uncomfortable to look at over extended periods of time in large quantities.

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Information about Yellow Green / #9ACD32

In a RGB color space (made from three colored lights for red, green, and blue), hex #9ACD32 is made of 60.4% red, 80.4% green and 19.6% blue. In a CMYK color space (also known as process color, or four color, and used in color printing), hex #9ACD32 is made of 25% cyan, 0% magenta, 76% yellow and 20% black. Yellow Green has a hue angle of 79.7 degrees, a saturation of 60.8% and a lightness of 50%.

Color conversion

The hexadecimal color #9ACD32 has RGB values of R: 60.4, G: 80.4, B: 19.6 and CMYK values of C: 0.25, M: 0, Y: 0.76, K:0.2.




RGB Decimal

154, 205, 50


RGB Percentage

60.4, 80.4, 19.6

rgb(60.4%, 80.4%, 19.6%)


25, 0, 76, 20


79.7°, 60.8, 50

hsl(79.7°, 60.8%, 50%)

HSV (or HSB)

79.7°, 75.6, 80.4

Web Safe




76.535, -37.988, 66.586


35.734, 50.762, 10.932


0.367, 0.521, 50.762


76.535, 76.66, 119.705


76.535, -25.493, 81.707


71.248, -31.851, 38.316


10011010, 11001101, 00110010

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