Faux-Shamrock green (#009c5a) color information

#009c5a is the hex color code that looks similar to "Shamrock green" due to their similar appearences. The color is categorized as "dark green". When people from western culture see this color, Shamrock green (#009c5a), used in branding, they may think of some of these attributes: feelings of tranquility, personal growth, healing, the home, and various cultures. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for transportation and cars.

#009c5a Breakdown

#009c5a is made up of (0, 156, 90) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 0.00, 42.31, 38.82) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 40026 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #009966. White should be used ontop of #009c5a to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #009c5a. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #009c5a luma #101.74
Websafe hex #009966 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 156, 90) Adobe RGB (92.00, 152.00, 92.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 61%, 35%) Closest named color Shamrock green
rgba rgba(0.0, 156.0, 90.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (48.99, -32.62, 16.50)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 0.00, 42.31, 38.82) CIE-L*ab (56.09, -46.66, 25.81)
hsv hsv(154.45, 100.00, 30.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (56.09, 53.32, 151.05)
hsb hsb(154.45, 100.00, 61.00) CIE-L*uv (56.09, -45.39, 39.86)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Shamrock green (#009c5a)

The Complimentary color scheme is made up of two colors. These two colors are opposite one another in the color spectrum. The first color is called the "base" #009c5a and the second color is called the "compliment" #9b0043.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Shamrock green (#009c5a)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #009c5a is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #9b0043.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Shamrock green (#009c5a)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are spaced evenly (120°) apart.

Similar to the Split Complimentary color scheme, it's smart to use the secondary colors for accents and highlights.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Shamrock green (#009c5a)

Fours colors make up the Tetradic color scheme. All four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart when visualized on a color wheel.

The Tetradic color scheme is a highly-aggressive color scheme as all four colors fight for dominance.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Shamrock green (#009c5a)

The Analagous color scheme is made up of three colors. The three colors sit next to one another on the color wheel. The palette is made in similar fashion to how the Split Complimentary palette is made. However, the two secondary colors are adjacent to the base, not the compliment.

Finding the right contrast may prove to be a challenge when working with Analagous colors.

Lighter shades of #009c5a

Lighter shades of #009c5a can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Faux-Shamrock green (#009c5a)'s Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #009c5a with black

Tones of #009c5a

When you combine pure gray with this color, #009c5a, tones are produced.

Gradients including #009c5a

A color gradient may also be known as color progression or a color ramp. A gradient is the gradual transition of one color into another. This section showcases gradients featuring #009c5a as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#009c5a → #9b0043
#009c5a → #4cb98b
#009c5a → #ffffff
#009c5a → #00919b
#009c5a → #005d36
#009c5a → #009b0a

#009c5a in different lighting conditions

Seeing #009c5a on a computer or phone screen is much different than how it may appear in the real world. Shown here are 20 different environment types and how #009c5a could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#009c5a popular variants and Interior/Exterior House Paints

Colors that have names have reached a point of status where they're more than just a hex code: they're real-world associated.

#009c5amight be precisely the color you're looking for. But, the colors below are a close match. What's better is that they're named colors, meaning chances are there's more information about them. If you feel like taking a slight deviation in hue, click a color below to learn about why it's so unique.

Furthest named colors and Paints related to #009c5a

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#009c5a. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #009c5a

Here you can easily copy-and-paste formatted color code for use with your favorite programming/markup languages like HTML/CSS, Java, Objective-C, and GameMaker Language.

Language Syntax
HTML, CSS #009c5a
Java new Color(0, 156, 90);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 156, 90);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:156 blue:90 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 156f, 90f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:156, blue:90, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $5a9c00
Python Color('#009c5a')

Base Conversions of hex color #009c5a

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #009c5a. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 40026 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 156, 90.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 10011100 01011010
Hex 00 9c 5a
Octal 0 234 132
Decimal 0 156 90

#009c5a Icons

If you're considering using #009c5a in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Shamrock green (#009c5a) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #009c5a colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below. Accessibility is an important aspect of (web) design that is many a developer's afterthought.

To learn more about accessible colors, read Google's article covering best practices and principals.

This text is hex color #009c5a on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #009c5a on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #009c5a background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #009c5a background.
This text is hex color #009c5a on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #009c5a on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #009c5a and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #009c5a and white (#ffffff) background.