Lime Green

HEX #32CD32 / RGB (50, 205, 50)

Whole and cut green limes

What is Lime Green Color?

Lime Green (Hex code: 32CD32) Thumbnail

Lime Green has the hex code #32CD32. The equivalent RGB values are (50, 205, 50), which means it is composed of 16% red, 67% green and 16% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:76 M:0 Y:76 K:20. In the HSV/HSB scale, Lime Green has a hue of 120°, 76% saturation and a brightness value of 80%.
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.

Lime Green is a web color which means it can be used by name, "LimeGreen", in HTML and CSS code in addition to the hex, RGB, CMYK or HSB values. Though the names are similar, do not confuse the color with Traditional Lime (#BFFF00) or even Lime (#00FF00).

Lime Green Color Codes

Hex Code#32CD32
RGB Values(50, 205, 50)
CMYK Values(76%, 0%, 76%, 20%)
HSV/HSB Values(120°, 76%, 80%)
Closest Web Safe#33CC33
Inverse Color#CD32CD [Steel Pink]
Closest Pantone®802 C
Closest RAL6038 [Luminous green]
Complementary Color#CD32CD [Steel Pink]
Lime Green Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#666666
Weighted Average (Most Common)#8D8D8D
Weighted Average (Luma)#A1A1A1
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C9C9C9

Lime Green Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 32CD32. Complementary color is CD32CD

Complementary Palette

The complement of Lime Green is Steel Pink with the hex code #CD32CD. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #32CD32 color is offered by #CD32CD. 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 (32CD32, 32CD80 and 80CD32)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Lime Green (#32CD32) are UFO Green (#32CD80) and Yellow-Green (#80CD32). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Lime Green 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 (32CD32, 8032CD and CD3280)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Lime Green (#32CD32) are #8032CD (Blue-Violet) and #CD3280 (Fuchsia Purple). 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 (32CD32, 3232CD and CD3232)

Triadic Palette

Lime Green triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #3232CD (Palatinate Blue) and #CD3232 (Persian Red) along with #32CD32 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 (32CD32, 3232CD, CD32CD and CDCD32)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Lime Green has four colors - #3232CD (Palatinate Blue), #CD32CD (Steel Pink) and #CDCD32 (Pear) in addition to the base color (#32CD32). 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 (32CD32, 3280CD, CD32CD and CD8032)

Square Palette

Lime Green square color palette has #3280CD (Cyan-Blue Azure), #CD32CD (Steel Pink) and #CD8032 (Chinese Bronze). 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

Lime Green Color Rainbow Palette

Our Lime Green 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 Lime Green Color


  • Transparent 5BD75B#5BD75B
  • Transparent 70DC70#70DC70
  • Transparent 84E184#84E184
  • Transparent 99E699#99E699
  • Transparent ADEBAD#ADEBAD
  • Transparent C2F0C2#C2F0C2
  • Transparent D6F5D6#D6F5D6
  • Transparent EBFAEB#EBFAEB


  • Transparent 42BE42#42BE42
  • Transparent 49B649#49B649
  • Transparent 51AE51#51AE51
  • Transparent 59A759#59A759
  • Transparent 619F61#619F61
  • Transparent 699769#699769
  • Transparent 708F70#708F70
  • Transparent 788878#788878


  • Transparent 28A428#28A428
  • Transparent 239023#239023
  • Transparent 1E7B1E#1E7B1E
  • Transparent 196719#196719
  • Transparent 145214#145214
  • Transparent 0F3E0F#0F3E0F
  • Transparent 0A290A#0A290A
  • Transparent 051505#051505

Lime Green Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Lime Green Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Lime Green Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Lime Green Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Lime Green Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Lime Green Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Lime Green Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Lime Green Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Lime Green Plaid Pattern

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