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LIME COLOR: Meaning and Psychology. Types and Combinations

Meaning of the Color Lime

Lime green is a bright green color that resembles the skin of citrus fruits. Lime green is a color closely associated with nature, confidence and high energy, and is believed to promote feelings of vibrancy, freshness and creativity.

Sitting right between yellow green and yellow on the color wheel, lime green is a mixture of the two tones, making it a clearly marked green in yellow. It works quite well with both warm and cold tones, such as yellows and blues, making it an excellent match for many palettes.

Psychology of the Color Lime

Humans respond to lime as an indication of security, fertility and wealth. The color of lime creates a sense of tranquility and can make you feel safe and secure.

Types or Varieties of the Color Lime

Lima Lemon

The lemon-lime color is a fluorescent chartreuse color that are known by the name of carbonated soft drinks such as 7 Up, Sierra, and Mist Sprite.

Arctic Lime

This is a color that is very close to the color electric lime, which was created in 2009. It is known as one of the colors of Crayola’s eXtreme ultra-bright pencils.


The color Voltio is used by Nike in several of its sports products, especially in its Air Max 90 Hyperfuse shoes, which entered the market in 2011. This color is similar to the Electric Lime color described below.

Electric Lime Color

This lime shade is very popular when it comes to psychedelic art.

French Lime

The French lime color, is a color shade known as “lime” on the color list, which is a very popular color list in France.

Lime Green Bedroom Decoration

A bedroom with four lime walls can create too much vitality and visually overwhelm you instead of creating a sense of relaxation, due to the amount of yellow energy in the green.

It might work well in a girl’s bedroom when placed on a pink accent wall in the room, as pink reproduces its complementary relationship to lime. Another way to use lime in the bedroom is to combine it with an opposite shade on the color wheel, such as magenta, to reduce it by a notch or two.

While many shades of green work best in bedrooms or bathrooms, bedrooms painted with yellow greens, such as lime green, may not be as relaxing as those using other shades of green.

To help your mind relax enough to unwind and sleep, add touches of light blue and green to the room to offset the high energy impact of lime green. If you still want to use lime green in the bedroom, add white to clarify the effects of yellow on your psyche and emotions. Or temper it by adding various shades of white and green with painted stripes to the lime green room wall.

Colors that Combine Well with Lime Green

When thinking about colors that can be combined with lime green, some colors come to mind. Some of these colors have been used by many people. They work just as well in the living room as in the bedroom, but they only work when used in the right shades.

Turquoise Blue and Lime: this is a great combination, not only is it ideal for a children’s room, but it is also a good combination for a living room, a contemporary kitchen and a bathroom. It’s like the ocean mixed with green coral. It can be stunning, and that’s exactly what you want your home to be.

Coral and lime: this coral and lime combo provides a refreshing way to totally transform your living space.

Pink (All Shades) & Lime: You really can’t go wrong with this combination. Ideal for a lady’s bedroom or bathroom. It is not considered a good combo for the kitchen, but you can say that it is feasible.

Purple and Lime: Purple is the color associated with royalty, and green, lime green, of course, is nature’s green color. Together, this combination of two colors hits a high note. The best way to describe this combination is like finding yourself in a field of lavender, with the green leaves, stems, and purple flowers blooming all around you.

Vintage Yellow and Lime: these colors when combined make it feel good to come home at the end of the day to a room that is refreshingly bright and lively. That’s what you get with these two colors together. Lime green makes it easy to add other bright color tones to the yellow side, without the feeling of too much color. Red, turquoise and coral are good choices for customizing with this two-color combo.

Remember, when you want a vibrant color, here comes the color of spring; Lime Green. This color is so versatile; you can mix it with home decor details of all colors, be it red, purple, blue, whatever you want.

Lime Color Number or Code

  • HTML code: #BFFF00
  • RGB code: (r, g, b) (191, 255, 0)
  • CMYK code: (c, m, y, k) (25, 0, 100, 0)
  • HSV Code: (h, s, v) (75°, 100%, 100%)

Objects and Things in Lime Color

A pair of rubbers, a label, a button, a tree, a palette, a steel dog feeder, a cart, a headset, a wire, a notebook, a pencil, an eraser, a notebook, nail polish, a file and more.

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