Today is the day to celebrate everything green! From green beer to broccoli, green is the color to be today.
Here are some interesting facts about the color green.
- Green is a secondary color made by combining the primary colors blue and yellow.
- Green is across from red on the color wheel making red its complimentary color. Think of all the beautiful red and green at Christmas quilts.
- Green is the color of Ireland, also known as the “Emerald Isle."
- Green is the color of prosperity. (Would that be why our money is green?)
- Green is the color of jealousy. (Green-eyed monster?)
- Green symbolizes eternal life in Japan.
- Green has more shades than any other color. The shades can vary from yellow-greens to those with a hint of blue. Aqua or turquoise are colors that are usually half green and half blue.