Chartreuse Yellow

HEX #DFFF00 / RGB (223, 255, 0)

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What is Chartreuse Yellow Color?

Chartreuse Yellow (Hex code: DFFF00) Thumbnail

Chartreuse Yellow has the hex code #DFFF00. The equivalent RGB values are (223, 255, 0), which means it is composed of 47% red, 53% green and 0% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:13 M:0 Y:100 K:0. In the HSV/HSB scale, Chartreuse Yellow has a hue of 68°, 100% saturation and a brightness value of 100%.
Details of other color codes including equivalent web safe and HTML & CSS colors are given in the table below. Also listed are the closest Pantone® (PMS) and RAL colors.

The name of this color comes from the French liqueur Chartreuse. There are two varieties of the drink - a green one and a yellow one. The Chartreuse green color is included in the web colors list. However, Chartreuse Yellow, which is a traditional color, is not a standard web color and, thus, can only be used in HTML and CSS code with the hex, RGB, CMYK or HSB values.

Chartreuse Yellow Color Codes

Hex Code#DFFF00
RGB Values(223, 255, 0)
CMYK Values(13%, 0%, 100%, 0%)
HSV/HSB Values(68°, 100%, 100%)
Closest Web Safe#CCFF00
Inverse Color#2000FF [Electric Ultramarine]
Closest Pantone®396 C
Closest RAL1026 [Luminous yellow]
Complementary Color#2000FF [Electric Ultramarine]
Chartreuse Yellow Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#9F9F9F
Weighted Average (Most Common)#D9D9D9
Weighted Average (Luma)#E6E6E6
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#ECECEC

Chartreuse Yellow Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of DFFF00. Complementary color is 2000FF

Complementary Palette

The complement of Chartreuse Yellow is Electric Ultramarine with the hex code #2000FF. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #DFFF00 color is offered by #2000FF. The complementary color palette is easiest to use and work with. Studies have shown that contrasting color palette is the best way to grab a viewer's attention.

Analogous color palette with (DFFF00, 60FF00 and FFA000)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Chartreuse Yellow (#DFFF00) are Bright Green (#60FF00) and Vivid Orange Peel (#FFA000). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Chartreuse Yellow with a 30° separation on either side. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

Split Complementary color palette with (DFFF00, 0060FF and A000FF)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Chartreuse Yellow (#DFFF00) are #0060FF (Brandeis Blue) and #A000FF (Vivid Violet). A split-complementary color palette consists of the main color along with those on either side (30°) of the complementary color. Based on our research, usage of split-complementary palettes is on the rise online, especially in graphics and web sites designs. It may be because it is not as contrasting as the complementary color palette and, hence, results in a combination which is pleasant to the eyes.

Triadic color palette with (DFFF00, 00DFFF and FF00DF)

Triadic Palette

Chartreuse Yellow triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #00DFFF (Vivid Sky Blue) and #FF00DF (Fuchsia) along with #DFFF00 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

Tetradic color palette with (DFFF00, 00DFFF, 2000FF and FF2000)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Chartreuse Yellow has four colors - #00DFFF (Vivid Sky Blue), #2000FF (Electric Ultramarine) and #FF2000 (Ferrari Red) in addition to the base color (#DFFF00). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors slightly to achieve desired results.

Square color palette with (DFFF00, 00FFA0, 2000FF and FF0060)

Square Palette

Chartreuse Yellow square color palette has #00FFA0 (Medium Spring Green), #2000FF (Electric Ultramarine) and #FF0060 (Vivid Raspberry). Quite like triadic, the hues in a square palette are at the maximum distance from each other, which is 90°.
Note: For several colors purposes, a square palette may look much better than the tetrad color palette.

Rainbow color

Chartreuse Yellow Color Rainbow Palette

Our Chartreuse Yellow rainbow color palette is based on the RGB model and consists of 7 colors, just like the traditional rainbow. You might not see a lot of variation in color, especially if the chosen color is dark or extremely light. However, this can lead interesting rainbow palettes that are faded, soft, pastel or dull.

Tints, Tones & Shades of Chartreuse Yellow Color


  • Transparent E5FF33#E5FF33
  • Transparent E9FF4D#E9FF4D
  • Transparent ECFF66#ECFF66
  • Transparent EFFF80#EFFF80
  • Transparent F2FF99#F2FF99
  • Transparent F5FFB3#F5FFB3
  • Transparent F9FFCC#F9FFCC
  • Transparent FCFFE6#FCFFE6


  • Transparent CCE61A#CCE61A
  • Transparent C3D926#C3D926
  • Transparent B9CC33#B9CC33
  • Transparent B0C040#B0C040
  • Transparent A6B34D#A6B34D
  • Transparent 9DA65A#9DA65A
  • Transparent 939966#939966
  • Transparent 8A8D73#8A8D73


  • Transparent B2CC00#B2CC00
  • Transparent 9CB300#9CB300
  • Transparent 869900#869900
  • Transparent 708000#708000
  • Transparent 596600#596600
  • Transparent 434D00#434D00
  • Transparent 2D3300#2D3300
  • Transparent 161A00#161A00

Chartreuse Yellow Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Chartreuse Yellow Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Chartreuse Yellow Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Chartreuse Yellow Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Chartreuse Yellow Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Chartreuse Yellow Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Chartreuse Yellow Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Chartreuse Yellow Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Chartreuse Yellow Plaid Pattern

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