Light shades of green symbolize life more than dark ones, as new leaves and branches are often lighter in color than old ones. And Light green is no different! it give a vibe of being newborn, young and having a whole lot of things ahead.
How the color is made: light green is made by mixing a good amount of green with half of that amount of red and a similar amount of blue. That can be seen in its RGB components: 144/255 red (~56% of red), 238/255 green (~93% of green), 144/255 blue (~56% of blue).
Occurence: light green is found in nature such alongside other shades of green, and green is used by environmental movements to advocate keeping the planet green, as well as by food chains to suggest that the food is healthy and nutritious.
Color in Action
Light green is a lively color, it suggests not only youth and growth; but also sustainability, environmentalism, health and power. Light green can be seen in packaging of green food used in vegan diets, logos of food chains, and obviously garden supplying stores. It is also used as an accent in UI design, clothing and interior design.
Colors that go with Light Green
Light green works well with other pale colors such as bright lavender, ruddy pink, vista blue, and khaki. But it also works greatly with vibrant colors such as gold and midnight purple.
Light Green Color Palettes and Schemes
Color palettes of light green tend to be almost always bright. As light green really fits such pale palettes. Yet to create a vibrant contrast you can use deep purples or deep browns.
Backgrounds and Seamless Patterns
Using light green for natural patterns and shapes like branches beside colored flowers, create really refreshing patterns. Which can be used as backgrounds (especially to draw people's attention to your figure), and they end up being great wallpapers. Natural views that predominantly contains light green create handy wallpapers.