Lemon (color)

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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[change | change source]

  • 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[change | change source]

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[change | change source]

  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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