This page lists many of the most well known and popular tints and dark shades of green, including their names, HEX and RGB color codes. Whatever your art project is, graphic/motion design or interior design, you should be-able to find the green shade that you are looking for.
Green has more variety of shades than any other color, ranging from very dark shades to pale tints, and a very bright neon green.
The most popular shades of green are Jade, Emerald, Lime, and dark shades which are associated with the outdoors and nature, like Forest green. Some of my personal favorites include Neon and Chartreuse.
RGB 0 255 0
This is the purist green using the RGB color system, it comprises of 0 Red, 255 Green and 0 Blue.
Shades of Green – Names & Color Codes
RGB 35 177 3
RGB 0 64 2
RGB 0 128 0
Office green is a strong medium shade, it resembles a color found in a lush forest environment.
RGB 127 255 0
Chartreuse green is a very bright color, with a slight yellowish undertone.
RGB 55 253 18
Neon is an extremely strong and bright green color, it has a fluorescent appearance. It’s the color of green neon signs.
RGB 79 201 120
Emerald is an attractive light tint, it represents the general color of the gemstone. Emerald green has been known by a few other names, including Imperial and Paris green. It’s a very popular shade, including with artists current and past. In 2013 it also won the Pantone color of the year award.
RGB 61 180 137
Mint is a light pale tint, resembling the common color of the mint plant.
RGB 40 174 137
Jungle is based off the 1990 color that was created by Crayola, Jungle is a light exotic variation, and it has a strong influence of blue. However the Jungle name being used to describe a color dates back to the 1920s. There are also a few other darker shades of Jungle.
RGB 31 58 50
RGB 24 33 30
RGB 1 80 77
RGB 104 146 104
Russian green is believed to represent a common green color that was used in the Imperial Russian Army uniforms. Records show that the name was assigned to the color somewhere in the 1830s. It’s a medium pale tint variation.
RGB 47 82 30
Army green is one of the darker more serious shades of green, and a common shade used in the military.
RGB 111 130 54
Representing the color of green olives, a dark yet slightly pale variation.
RGB 0 168 107
Named after the Jade stone, is a light green color with some influence from blue.
RGB 3 121 111
Pine is a medium tint of green with a strong blue tinge.
RGB 136 152 89
Representing the color of Moss, it’s a light pale green.
RGB 96 125 59
This medium to pale tint represents the common color of the Crocodile.
RGB 50 97 45
Basil green resembles the common dark shade of the leaf.
RGB 63 112 77
Hunter green is a dark medium shade, with a slight blue tinge. During the late 19th century and early 20th century, hunter green was the color that was commonly worn by hunters.
RGB 208 240 192
Tea green is a very light tint of green, it could be described as a very pale variation. It has a very refreshing appearance.
RGB 76 187 23
Kelly green is a relativity strong and bright variation. It has associations to Ireland and St Patrick’s Day, Kelly is a well known Irish name.
RGB 68 76 56
Uniform green is a dark green grayish shade, often used for uniforms.
RGB 4 57 39
Sacramento is a dark earthy looking green. It’s a color in the Sacramento Seal of the California State University.
RGB 79 121 66
This green is a earthy and natural looking shade, resembling the color of the fern.
RGB 10 101 34
Forest green is a strong dark shade, representing the color of lush forest greenery.
RGB 46 139 87
Sea green is a light green with a fairly strong inclusion of blue.
RGB 0 165 114
Persian green is the color that you will often find in Persia, or Iran as it’s known. It represents the color of the mineral Malachite, and it’s often used in places of worship, and for pottery, and the famous Persian carpets.
RGB 157 193 131
Sage is a light and pale tint which moves towards the color white. It represents the medium or common color of dried-out sage leaves.
RGB 199 234 70
Lime is a strong light tint, which is moving towards yellow on the color wheel.
RGB 80 200 120
Paris green was a popular pigment commonly used by artists, including Van Gogh. It comes from Emerald crystalline powder, which is also highly toxic, it has been used as an insecticide and rodent poison in the past.
RGB 148 233 190
Seafoam green is a light tint, it’s a very fresh and unique looking variation.
RGB 89 125 53
This dark and slightly pale green resembles the color of the pickle.
RGB 53 74 33
Seaweed is a very dark serious variation or shade of green.
RGB 116 183 46
Pear is a bright youthful green, it’s unique and one of the more attractive shades of green.
RGB 139 175 33
Avocado is a nice looking green yellow color.
RGB 63 136 96
Amazon is a medium green tint with a fairly strong inclusion of blue.