Colour your world – Asparagus

Asparagus is a tone of green that is named after the vegetable. Crayola created this color in 1993 as one of the 16 to be named in the Name the Color Contest.

It is also the color of a wild asparagus plant blowing in the wind of the 1949 classic filmSands of Iwo Jima.

Another name for this color is asparagus green. The first recorded use of “asparagus green” as a color name in English was in 1805.Β  WikipediaDSC_0008

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