Jonquil (color)

Jonquil is the name of a hue of yellow. It is the color of the interior of the central cylindrical tubular projection of the jonquil flower. The color takes its name from a species of plant, Narcissus jonquilla, which has clusters of small fragrant yellow flowers, and is native to the Mediterranean.

The first known recorded use of jonquil as a color name in English was in 1789.