Myrtle green, or myrtle, is a classic dark green with a strong tinge of cyan. It could be described as a dark teal. The color myrtle is loosely based on the leaves of the myrtle plant. This is a classic color that dates to 1835. As such, it is commonly found in school and team colors. As a fashion color, myrtle is particularly associated with the 1950s and 60s when it was popular for women's formal and informal clothing. The following palette includes myrtle green and a few similar colors.
NotesThe following photo illustrates the actual color of myrtus communis, the plant that inspired the color myrtle.
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