Bottle Green has a slightly brighter hue than Hunter Green, but is darker than Evergreen. This variation in intensity makes it ideal for use in glass as a form of UV protection. Bottle Green is a color beloved by car manufacturers too with models like the Dodge Challenger and Ford Mustang Bullit spinning the heads of car lovers everywhere.
How the color is made: To make Bottle Green combine Lime Green with Black. The Black will deepen the Green’s color so that it is reminiscent of the Green glass bottles that originated in the 19th century.
History: Bottle Green is the color most associated with the color of glass bottles that were used to store wine, oil, and medicine in previous centuries because the green tint protected the contents against sunlight. This is still done today.
Color in Action
Bottle Green has a more mature look than Lime Green, especially when worn as evening wear like Ariana Grande did for the 2020 Grammys. Bottle Green still has a freshness to it because of the connotations of growth and rejuvenation that Bottle Green carries.
Use Bottle Green in a dining room by incorporating velvet covering into the dining chairs and drapery. A Bottle Green salt and pepper grinder set can add the final touch to an Oakwood table.
Colors that go with Bottle Green
Match Bottle Green to Wine Red for a complementary color combination that resembles old-world charm and the cool cellars of prestigious wineries.
Bottle Green Color Palettes and Schemes
A tetradic color palette that includes Bottle Green, Very Dark Pink, Very Dark Violet, and Very Dark Cyan has a bohemian feel that will look good as both a pattern on fabric design and a color combination for mature graphic designs.
Backgrounds and Seamless Patterns
A jacquard pattern in Bottle Green, Gold, and Red adds an elegant edge to most spaces, while a Green Tartan print will have a classic look.