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Lemongrass Fiesta® (Post 1986)

Lemongrass Fiesta Production: - Present

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Living Green with Lemongrass Fiesta

How many different greens can one possibly put on a plate?

According to the folks at the Homer Laughlin China Co., apparently never too many. Often known as HLC, the manufacturer of the ever popular Fiesta dinnerware line announced in the addition of their fifteenth color, lemongrass. Produced in Newell, West Virginia since , the colorful dishes, bowls and serveware are an enduring staple in American homes, as well as in many restaurants. (Yes, restaurants have taken a shine to Fiesta because this vitrified china is really hard to chip, plus a plate of enchiladas does not look any better when served on a scarlet red oval platter).

The company has created a good business with Fiesta, often called "fiestaware", incorrectly, by customers. Business is so good in fact that the company has added a new color to the line every year since . Their most recent color, chocolate, has been a huge seller.

As to lemongrass, the company notes in its press release that they drew inspiration from the color of Michelle Obama's dress at the Presidential inauguration. What if the First Lady had chosen an apricot dress only to discover that her favorite color had been discontinued?

"I thought it was chartreuse when I first saw it." observed Joe Sanchez, a Fiesta collector living in Austin, Texas, who had to compare the new color immediately next to some chartreuse. Chartreuse was produced for two years only, from to , and has remained very popular with collectors.

This actually raises an important question: Can there be too many green colors in the Fiesta line? There was sea mist produced from to ; then chartreuse, produced for two years. Then the company added the darker evergreen to the line in 2007. (For purposes of this discussion, let us put aside the greens from the original Fiesta line: original green, forest green, medium green and turf green.)

A side-by-side comparison of lemongrass and chartreuse shows that the new color contains a brighter yellow hue. However, it may be useful to purchase and keep some chartreuse on hand (if you can find it) at least for those occasions when exasperated people show up on your doorstep, dish in hand, expecting you to inform them of its true color.

Chartreuse fiestaware and Lemongrass fiestaware Chartreuse and Lemongrass Fiesta mini-disk pitchers
When life gives you lemons, make lemongrass.

Everybody acutely remembers the soaring energy and gasoline costs in and . This made things extremely difficult for the HLC, which needs a robust supply of natural gas to fire the kilns that bake their china products. Fortunately, the recession brought relief with lower energy costs. And in , many people have economized by cooking more at home, instead of eating out at restaurants.

This has been good for the company, possibly the only U.S. dinnerware firm still mass producing its products within our borders. Its market positioning and established branding have resulted in department stores like Macy's and Dillard's selling more Fiesta than they have in years. chocolate color has been a strong seller, and the company clearly hopes that lemongrass continues the trend.

As of this writing, there are plenty of lemongrass Fiesta place settings, plates, serving bowls and disc pitchers available. We expect that lemongrass will eventually be available in other interesting pieces in the Fiesta, such as vases, teapots and canisters.

FIESTAWARE HOMER LAUGHLIN CHINA CO CUP & SAUCER SET LEMONGRASS FIESTAWARE HOMER LAUGHLIN CHINA CO CUP & SAUCER SET LEMONGRASS $14.99 2h 3m
Fiesta® SPOON REST - Choice of Colors - Discontinued & Current Colors Fiesta® SPOON REST - Choice of Colors - Discontinued & Current Colors $9.99 2h 31m
Fiesta 3Pc Bistro Set Lemongrass (Yel/Gr) 1482332 Dinner&Salad Plates + Bowl NIB Fiesta 3Pc Bistro Set Lemongrass (Yel/Gr) 1482332 Dinner&Salad Plates + Bowl NIB $29.99 3h 50m
FIESTA LEMONGRASS GREEN 4 PIECES HOMER LAUGHLIN Dinner and Salad Plates~Cup~Sau FIESTA LEMONGRASS GREEN 4 PIECES HOMER LAUGHLIN Dinner and Salad Plates~Cup~Sau $12.50 4h 2m
FIESTA OVAL PLATTER 13 5/8 FIESTA OVAL PLATTER 13 5/8 ": LEMONGRASS - NEW NEVER USED (M61) $16.95 4h 23m
19 OZ. MEDIUM CEREAL SOUP BOWL lemongrass 6 7/8 19 OZ. MEDIUM CEREAL SOUP BOWL lemongrass 6 7/8" FIESTA $7.99 4h 54m
Rare Fiesta HLCCA Conference Exclusive Ornament Alice in Wonderland, Fiestaware Rare Fiesta HLCCA Conference Exclusive Ornament Alice in Wonderland, Fiestaware 2 $74.99 7h 5m
Fiestaware Lemongrass Bouillon Dip Bowl Fiesta Green Homer Laughlin China Co 4” Fiestaware Lemongrass Bouillon Dip Bowl Fiesta Green Homer Laughlin China Co 4” 0 $10.99 8h 30m
NEW Fiesta 5 Piece Dinner Place Setting Lemongrass Green Mug Plates Bowl NEW Fiesta 5 Piece Dinner Place Setting Lemongrass Green Mug Plates Bowl $28.99 17h 58m
 FIESTA LEMONGRASS 19 OZ CEREAL BOWL FIESTA LEMONGRASS 19 OZ CEREAL BOWL $6.00 19h 7m
FIESTA LEMONGRASS SKILLET BAKER FIESTA LEMONGRASS SKILLET BAKER $21.00 19h 7m
FIESTA LEMONGRASS  75TH ANNIVERSARY ORNAMENT FIESTA LEMONGRASS 75TH ANNIVERSARY ORNAMENT $5.00 19h 7m
NWT FIESTA LEMONGRASS & SCARLET CHRISTMAS TREE PLATE Set / Lot of 2 NWT FIESTA LEMONGRASS & SCARLET CHRISTMAS TREE PLATE Set / Lot of 2 $39.99 19h 24m
Fiesta® 2 Qt. Dog Bone Treat Jar | Lemongrass Fiesta® 2 Qt. Dog Bone Treat Jar | Lemongrass $59.99 19h 35m
Fiesta® Salt & Pepper Set | Lemongrass Fiesta® Salt & Pepper Set | Lemongrass $28.95 20h 29m
Fiesta® Extra Large Covered Butter Dish | Lemongrass Fiesta® Extra Large Covered Butter Dish | Lemongrass $37.95 20h 29m
Fiesta® 28oz Gusto Bowl | Lemongrass Fiesta® 28oz Gusto Bowl | Lemongrass $24.95 20h 34m
Fiesta® Small 9.6 Fiesta® Small 9.6" Oval Serving Platter | Lemongrass $24.95 20h 34m
Fiesta® 9 Fiesta® 9" Luncheon Plate | Lemongrass $23.95 20h 35m
Fiesta® 1 Qt. Serving Bowl | Lemongrass Fiesta® 1 Qt. Serving Bowl | Lemongrass $28.95 20h 35m
Fiesta® 10.75 Fiesta® 10.75" Square Dinner Plate | Lemongrass $24.95 20h 35m
Fiesta® 11.75 Fiesta® 11.75" Chop Plate | Lemongrass $29.95 20h 35m
Fiesta® 5.875 Fiesta® 5.875" Saucer Plate | Lemongrass $19.95 20h 35m
Fiesta® 8 Fiesta® 8" Spoon Rest | Lemongrass $27.95 20h 36m
Fiesta® 10.5 Fiesta® 10.5" Bistro Dinner Plate | Lemongrass $25.95 20h 42m
Fiesta® 7.25 Fiesta® 7.25" Bistro Salad Plate | Lemongrass $21.95 20h 42m
Fiesta® 10.4 Fiesta® 10.4" Deep Dish Pie Dish | Lemongrass $28.95 20h 52m
Fiesta® 64oz Pedestal Serving Bowl | Lemongrass Fiesta® 64oz Pedestal Serving Bowl | Lemongrass $34.95 20h 53m
Fiesta® 13oz Oval Casserole Dish | Lemongrass Fiesta® 13oz Oval Casserole Dish | Lemongrass $27.95 20h 53m
Fiesta® Sugar & Cream Set | Lemongrass Fiesta® Sugar & Cream Set | Lemongrass $41.99 20h 53m
Fiesta® Egg Serving Tray | Lemongrass Fiesta® Egg Serving Tray | Lemongrass $34.95 20h 53m
Fiesta® Rangetop Salt & Pepper Set | Lemongrass Fiesta® Rangetop Salt & Pepper Set | Lemongrass $36.95 20h 54m
TAPPERED MUGS, 2, Fiesta ware, Red And Lemongrass TAPPERED MUGS, 2, Fiesta ware, Red And Lemongrass 0 $10.00 21h 36m
Fiesta® Sugar Packet Caddy | Lemongrass Fiesta® Sugar Packet Caddy | Lemongrass $23.95 21h 56m
Fiestaware 1941 HLCCA Urban Jazz Culture Small Juice Pitcher Lemongrass Fiesta Fiestaware 1941 HLCCA Urban Jazz Culture Small Juice Pitcher Lemongrass Fiesta 6 $48.99 22h 1m
Fiesta® 6 Fiesta® 6" Ceramic Trivet | Lemongrass $22.95 22h 3m
Fiesta® 12 Fiesta® 12" Bread Tray | Lemongrass $29.95 22h 3m
Fiesta® 18oz Bistro Latte Mug | Lemongrass Fiesta® 18oz Bistro Latte Mug | Lemongrass $26.95 22h 7m
3 pc FIESTA large baking CASSEROLE tortilla LID lapis turquoise lemongrass NEW 3 pc FIESTA large baking CASSEROLE tortilla LID lapis turquoise lemongrass NEW $79.99 23h 44m
FINAL LISTING! Fiesta Ware Salad  Plate  7” FINAL LISTING! Fiesta Ware Salad Plate 7” $5.00 23h 51m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) Ramekin 7737111 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) Ramekin 7737111 $6.99 1d 22m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS Fruit Dessert Bowl 7736876 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS Fruit Dessert Bowl 7736876 $7.99 1d 22m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) Soup Bowl 7736881 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) Soup Bowl 7736881 $9.99 1d 22m
LATTE MUG CUP lemongrass FIESTA WARE 18 OZ. new LATTE MUG CUP lemongrass FIESTA WARE 18 OZ. new $10.99 1d 1h 33m
FIESTA ware Lemongrass 5 Piece Hostess Flatware Serving Set, Silverware FIESTA ware Lemongrass 5 Piece Hostess Flatware Serving Set, Silverware $39.99 1d 1h 43m
14 0Z CEREAL DIP FRUIT small BOWL lemongrass FIESTAWARE FIESTA new 14 0Z CEREAL DIP FRUIT small BOWL lemongrass FIESTAWARE FIESTA new $7.99 1d 2h 48m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) Salad Plate 7736871 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) Salad Plate 7736871 $9.99 1d 2h 49m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) 8 3/8 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) 8 3/8" Vegetable Bowl 7736886 $17.99 1d 2h 49m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) 13 1/2 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) 13 1/2" Serving Platter 7736928 $23.99 1d 2h 49m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) Luncheon Plate 7736868 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) Luncheon Plate 7736868 $11.99 1d 2h 49m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) 23 Oz Gusto Bowl 7736877 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) 23 Oz Gusto Bowl 7736877 $11.99 1d 2h 49m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) 11 5/8 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) 11 5/8" Serving Platter 7736887 $15.99 1d 2h 49m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) Dinner Plate 7736860 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) Dinner Plate 7736860 $13.99 1d 2h 49m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) 12 Oz Java Mug 7736883 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) 12 Oz Java Mug 7736883 $11.99 1d 2h 49m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) Open Casserole Dish 7736882 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) Open Casserole Dish 7736882 $16.99 1d 2h 49m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) 7 1/4 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) 7 1/4" Vegetable Bowl 7736885 $13.99 1d 2h 50m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) Mug 7736810 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) Mug 7736810 $9.99 1d 3h 25m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) Trivet 8805495 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) Trivet 8805495 $11.99 1d 3h 32m
4 DINNER PLATES set lot lemongrass shamrock sunflower HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA WARE 4 DINNER PLATES set lot lemongrass shamrock sunflower HOMER LAUGHLIN FIESTA WARE $49.99 1d 3h 36m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) Soap Dish 10247802 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) Soap Dish 10247802 $15.99 1d 3h 49m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) Salt & Pepper 7736995 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) Salt & Pepper 7736995 $19.99 1d 5h 35m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) Cup & Saucer 7737152 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) Cup & Saucer 7737152 $13.99 1d 5h 35m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) Cereal Bowl 7737139 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) Cereal Bowl 7737139 $9.99 1d 5h 35m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) 64 Oz Pitcher 7737071 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) 64 Oz Pitcher 7737071 $45.99 1d 5h 35m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) 9 5/8 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) 9 5/8" Flared Vase 8805334 $41.99 1d 5h 52m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) Deviled Egg Plate 8805411 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) Deviled Egg Plate 8805411 $25.99 1d 5h 52m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS Creamer & Sugar With Tray 8805479 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS Creamer & Sugar With Tray 8805479 $39.99 1d 5h 52m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) Chili Bowl 8805484 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) Chili Bowl 8805484 $8.99 1d 5h 52m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) 5 5/8 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) 5 5/8" Canister 8805389 $47.99 1d 5h 52m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) 10 1/4 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) 10 1/4" Pie Baking Plate 8805332 $19.99 1d 5h 52m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) 9 3/4 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) 9 3/4" Pedestal Bowl 8805416 $25.99 1d 5h 52m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) 9 5/8 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) 9 5/8" Serving Platter 8805317 $13.99 1d 5h 52m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) 9 3/8 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) 9 3/8" Mixing Bowl 8805324 $29.99 1d 5h 55m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) 7 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) 7" Canister 8805396 $49.99 1d 5h 55m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) Rimmed Soup Bowl 8339909 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) Rimmed Soup Bowl 8339909 $13.99 1d 5h 55m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) Jam Jelly Jar 8592512 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) Jam Jelly Jar 8592512 $19.99 1d 5h 55m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) Sugar Bowl 8805345 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) Sugar Bowl 8805345 $23.99 1d 5h 55m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) 6 Oz Tumbler 8805496 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) 6 Oz Tumbler 8805496 $9.99 1d 5h 55m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) 11 3/4 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) 11 3/4" Chop Plate 8805319 $21.99 1d 5h 55m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) Sweetener Holder 8805323 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) Sweetener Holder 8805323 $13.99 1d 5h 55m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) Stove Top Salt & Pepper 8805412 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) Stove Top Salt & Pepper 8805412 $27.99 1d 5h 55m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) Square Luncheon Plate 8152158 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) Square Luncheon Plate 8152158 $13.99 1d 6h 25m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) Square Mug 8152335 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) Square Mug 8152335 $11.99 1d 6h 25m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) Square Salad Plate 8152165 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) Square Salad Plate 8152165 $9.99 1d 6h 25m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) Square Soup Cereal Bowl 8152168 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) Square Soup Cereal Bowl 8152168 $8.99 1d 6h 25m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) Square Dinner Plate 8152065 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) Square Dinner Plate 8152065 $13.99 1d 6h 25m
Fiesta Ware Promotional Java Mug LEMONGRASS Green  Herald Star & Daily Times Fiesta Ware Promotional Java Mug LEMONGRASS Green Herald Star & Daily Times $10.99 1d 6h 42m
Fiesta Fiestaware 9” Salad plates set of (2) Lemongrass Fiesta Fiestaware 9” Salad plates set of (2) Lemongrass $18.99 1d 7h 51m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) Stacking Bowl 8805321 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) Stacking Bowl 8805321 $9.99 1d 8h 4m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) Heart Shaped Bowl 10045267 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) Heart Shaped Bowl 10045267 $19.99 1d 8h 5m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) XL 1/4 Lb Butter Dish 9832425 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) XL 1/4 Lb Butter Dish 9832425 $29.99 1d 8h 58m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) Handled Square Tray 10247972 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) Handled Square Tray 10247972 $35.99 1d 9h 37m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) Toothbrush Holder 10247800 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) Toothbrush Holder 10247800 $15.99 1d 9h 37m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) Tumbler 10247801 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) Tumbler 10247801 $15.99 1d 9h 47m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) 9 3/8 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) 9 3/8" Bistro Bowl 10348862 $24.99 1d 9h 47m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) Appetizer Plate 10348814 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) Appetizer Plate 10348814 $9.99 1d 10h 1m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) Mixing Bowl 10265960 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) Mixing Bowl 10265960 $19.99 1d 10h 1m
Fiesta® LEMONGRASS  9 Fiesta® LEMONGRASS 9" Square Luncheon Plate $9.99 1d 11h 16m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) Bistro Bowl 10794622 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS (CONTEMPORARY) Bistro Bowl 10794622 $35.99 1d 16h 1m
Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS 2.5 Quart Round Covered Casserole Dish 10669567 Homer Laughlin FIESTA LEMONGRASS 2.5 Quart Round Covered Casserole Dish 10669567 $69.95 1d 16h 2m

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