What Color Is Made When You Mix Blue and Green?


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Mixing the primary color blue with the secondary color green gives you the tertiary color blue-green. Blue-green belongs to the cyan, or aqua, family of colors and may range in tone from the lightest turquoise to the richest of teals.

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Colors elicit mental and emotional responses from sighted people across cultures and throughout the stages of life. Though their meanings may shift according to culture and personal experience, color remains a useful form of nonverbal communication.

In Western culture, the color blue-green often represents the blending and harmonizing of sky (blue) and earth (green). It can also represent clarity of mind, calmness and healing, making it an excellent color for use in bedrooms, spas and meditation areas.

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