Flowerbed theme

Flowerbed is a medium contrast colour scheme inspired by flowers. It comes in light and dark variants, while using a single 16-colour palette.

Packages or ports of it are available for Vim and Atom, as well as the Xfce4, RXVT-Unicode (urxvt), and XTERM terminal emulators.


Dark base

233949 334959 738999 A3B9C9

Light base

ECF3F2 DCE3E2 8C9392 5C6362

Accent values

D86A87 D89A47 5CBC7D 4AA7D2

Base values from left to right: background, background highlight, secondary text, primary text.

Vim themes

All Prot16 themes (including Flowerbed) are available as a plugin for Vim. To install them, use your favourite plugin manager. With vim-plug:

Plug 'protesilaos/prot16-vim'

Then specify your choice in .vimrc. Use either the light or dark variant:

" the light variant
colorscheme flowerbed_light

" or the dark variant
colorscheme flowerbed_dark

Atom packages

Flowerbed light available at

Atom GitHub Or run the command apm install flowerbed-syntax

Flowerbed dark available at

Atom GitHub Or run the command apm install flowerbed-dark-syntax

Atom and Vim colour mapping




Primary: Class names, variables, functions, etc.
Secondary: Measurement units, strings, support functions, etc.
Tertiary: Cursor, support classes, etc.

Terminal emulators

For Flowerbed, the following terminal emulators are supported thus far:

Below are the specs to copy-paste into a terminal that is not supported yet.

233949 D86A87 5CBC7D CD9A8A 4AA7D2 BC74AF 1CABA1 DCE3E2 334959 D89A47 5C6362 738999 8C9392 7988CA A3B9C9 ECF3F2

Terminal Base values (light theme)
Background: ECF3F2
Foreground: 5C6362
Cursor: 5C6362
Bold colour: 5C6362

Terminal Base values (dark theme)
Background: 233949
Foreground: A3B9C9
Cursor: A3B9C9
Bold colour: A3B9C9

Palette specs

# Palette variables and values

dbg=233949 # Dark background
dhl=334959 # Dark background highlight
dt2=738999 # Dark background secondary text
dt1=A3B9C9 # Dark background primary text

lbg=ECF3F2 # Light background
lhl=DCE3E2 # Light background highlight
lt2=8C9392 # Light background secondary text
lt1=5C6362 # Light background primary text

red=D86A87 # Red variant
ora=D89A47 # Orange variant
yel=CD9A8A # Yellow variant
gre=5CBC7D # Green variant

cya=1CABA1 # Cyan variant
blu=4AA7D2 # Blue variant
vio=7988CA # Violet variant
mag=BC74AF # Magenta variant
# Terminal colour codes
# corresponding to the palette
# followed by termcol description

dbg=0      # black
red=1      # red
gre=2      # green
yel=3      # yellow
blu=4      # blue
mag=5      # magenta
cya=6      # cyan
lhl=7      # white
dhl=8      # brblack
ora=9      # brred
lt1=10     # brgreen
dt2=11     # bryellow
lt2=12     # brblue
vio=13     # brmagenta
dt1=14     # brcyan
lbg=15     # brwhite

Related projects

Note that this theme is part of the wider Prot16 collection. The Prot16 git repo includes all files (except the Atom packages) for each and every item.

Wish to contribute? Work can be done to port the themes to other applications. The program that handles the process is the Prot16 Generator (a bash script to build themes on demand or to work with other scripts in automating the process).

Application-specific Prot16 repositories:

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