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Two lemons, one whole and one sliced in half

Lemon is a color that resembles the color of the lemon fruit.

The first written use of lemon as a color name in English was in 1598.[1]


Meaning of lemon

  • The color lemon is used in advertising for and packaging of products that are flavored with lemons or lemon flavoring.


Tones of lemon color comparison chart

Name Color HEX Code Red Green Blue Hue Sat Lum Source
Lemon Chiffon #FFFACD 255 250 205 54° 100% 90% (web color)
Lemon Meringue #F6EABE 246 234 190 47° 76% 85% (Pantone TPX 12-0711)
Laser Lemon #FEFE22 254 254 34 60° 99% 56% (Crayola)
Lemon #FFF700 254 47 0 58° 100% 50% (www.99colors.net) (Maerz & Paul)
Lemon Yellow #FFF44F 255 244 79 56° 100% 65% (Crayola)
Lemon Peel #FDE910 253 233 16 55° 98% 53%
Deep Lemon Yellow #FEE600 254 230 0 54° 100% 50% (Amarillo Limon'(Gallego & Sanz))[2]
Medium Lemon #F5E25C 245 226 92 53° 88% 66% (Limon (in-specifico) (Gallego & Sanz))[3]
Light Bitter Lemon #E8F24E 232 242 78 64° 86% 63% (Bitter Lemon Light (Xona.com color list))
Lemon-Lime #E3FF00 227 255 0 67° 100% 50%
Spanish Lemon #E5DE43 229 222 67 57° 76% 58% (Medium Bitter Lemon) (Limon (estandar) (Gallego & Sanz))[4]
Bitter Lemon #CAE00D 202 224 13 66° 89% 46% (Xona.com color list)
Light Citron #D3D86E 211 216 110 63° 58% 64% (Citron Light (Xona.com color list))
Citron #9FA91F 158 169 31 64° 69% 39% (Xona.com color list)
Lemon Curry #CCA01D 204 160 29 45° 75% 46% (Pantone TPX 15-0751)
Deep Lemon #F5C71A 245 199 26 47° 92% 53% (Lemon (Pantone TPX 13-0752))




References

  1. Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 197; Color Sample of Lemon: Page 43 Plate 10 Color Sample K3
  2. Gallego, Rosa; Sanz, Juan Carlos (2005). Guía de coloraciones (Gallego, Rosa; Sanz, Juan Carlos (2005). Guide to Colorations) Madrid: H. Blume. ISBN 84-89840-31-8
  3. Gallego, Rosa; Sanz, Juan Carlos (2005). Guía de coloraciones (Gallego, Rosa; Sanz, Juan Carlos (2005). Guide to Colorations) Madrid: H. Blume. ISBN 84-89840-31-8
  4. Gallego, Rosa; Sanz, Juan Carlos (2005). Guía de coloraciones (Gallego, Rosa; Sanz, Juan Carlos (2005). Guide to Colorations) Madrid: H. Blume. ISBN 84-89840-31-8

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