The color is mostly associated with the natural world in plants. Chartreuse is lively and bright. The color pairs well with other vibrant colors like fuchsia and turquoise. Apple green and pear green are commonly used to describe the color Chartreuse. When combined with its complementary color of red violet a bright and vibrant color scheme is created. Also known as lime green the color reminds one of spring green plant buds. Tropical combinations are flamingo pink and lime green. Did you know that Carthusian monks concoct the alcoholic cordial Chartreuse?