Lime Green is a bright Green that feels refreshing and invigorating like the smell of a pungent citrus peel. Lime Green is a radical color that must be used in small doses.
How the color is made: Lime Green is made by mixing Bright Yellow with Blue to create a citrusy color that is reminiscent of the lime fruit.
History: Ancient Egyptians used to consider Lime Green a symbol of good health, fertility, success, strength, and rebirth.
Color in Action
Lime green can be used in fashion accessory design or as the main color for an outfit. Due to its supreme brightness Lime green is a color that is perfectly suited for theatre costumes and set design. A Lime Green ballgown for a play that is set in the Regency period will be a show-stopping that will make the production look remarkable.
Lime Green can be used as an accent color in a child’s playroom or for outdoor playground equipment. It is not well-suited for wall color and should probably not be the main color in a room because it will quickly overpower the space and make it feel claustrophobic.
Colors that go with Lime
A split-complementary color scheme that includes Lime Green will have Pure Pink and Pure Violet as its corresponding colors which will create a truly eye-popping design that feels energetic and ground-breaking.
Lime Color Palettes and Schemes
A monochromatic color palette will have tones and shades of Lime Green that make it feel like a tropical paradise. Try Lime Green with Pure Blue, Pure Magenta, and Pure Yellow for a tetradic color palette that has an exuberant vitality.
Backgrounds and Seamless Patterns
Backgrounds of Pure Lime Green can feel overwhelming and boring, so why not try a damask pattern in Lime Green and Onyx for a grungy look or a checkered pattern with Lime Green and White for a summery feel?