Goldenrod (color)

Summary

Goldenrod plants

Goldenrod is a color that resembles the goldenrod plant.

A Crayola crayon with this name and color, although a lighter version, was created in 1958.

Goldenrod

Goldenrod
 
About these coordinates     Color coordinates
Hex triplet#DAA520
HSV       (h, s, v)(43°, 85%, 85%)
sRGBB  (rgb)(218, 165, 32)
SourceX11
ISCC–NBS descriptorStrong yellow
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

Displayed at right is the web color goldenrod.

The color goldenrod is a representation of the color of some of the deeper gold colored goldenrod flowers.

The first known recorded use of goldenrod as a color name in English was in 1915.[1]

Variations of goldenrod

Light goldenrod yellow

Light Goldenrod Yellow
 
About these coordinates     Color coordinates
Hex triplet#FAFAD2
HSV       (h, s, v)(60°, 16%, 98%)
sRGBB  (rgb)(250, 250, 210)
SourceX11
ISCC–NBS descriptorLight yellow green
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

The web color light goldenrod yellow is displayed at right.

Pale goldenrod

Pale Goldenrod
 
About these coordinates     Color coordinates
Hex triplet#EEE8AA
HSV       (h, s, v)(55°, 29%, 93%)
sRGBB  (rgb)(238, 232, 170)
SourceX11
ISCC–NBS descriptorPale greenish yellow
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

The web color pale goldenrod is displayed at right.

Light goldenrod

Light Goldenrod
 
About these coordinates     Color coordinates
Hex triplet#FFEC8B
HSV       (h, s, v)(50°, 100%, 77%)
sRGBB  (rgb)(255, 236, 139)
SourceX11
ISCC–NBS descriptorLight greenish yellow
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)

The web color light goldenrod is displayed at right.

Dark goldenrod

Dark goldenrod
 
About these coordinates     Color coordinates
Hex triplet#B8860B
HSV       (h, s, v)(43°, 94%, 72%)
sRGBB  (rgb)(184, 134, 11)
SourceX11
ISCC–NBS descriptorStrong yellowish brown
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

The web color dark goldenrod is a color that resembles the color goldenrod, but is darker.

Symbolism

See also

References

  1. ^ Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 196; Color Sample of Goldenrod: Page 43 Plate 10 Color Sample L5
  2. ^ "About SPDL".