Faux-Shamrock green (#009c5d) color information

Hex color #009c5d is very close to "Shamrock green" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "dark green". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Shamrock green (#009c5d), in brand logos, they might associate it with an alleviation to depression, personal growth, fruitfulness, technology, and various cultures. Colors labeled as "dark green" are rarely tied to clothing. Pizza Hut is a company using this color, according to our database.

Breakdown of #009c5d

#009c5d is made up of (0, 156, 93) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 0.00, 40.38, 38.82) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 40029 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #009966. White should be used ontop of #009c5d to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #009c5d. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #009c5d luma #102.08
Websafe hex #009966 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 156, 93) Adobe RGB (90.00, 152.00, 96.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 61%, 36%) Closest named color Shamrock green
rgba rgba(0.0, 156.0, 93.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (48.99, -32.62, 15.25)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 0.00, 40.38, 38.82) CIE-L*ab (56.09, -46.66, 23.34)
hsv hsv(155.43, 100.00, 30.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (56.09, 52.17, 153.43)
hsb hsb(155.43, 100.00, 61.00) CIE-L*uv (56.09, -46.10, 37.11)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Shamrock green (#009c5d)

There are two colors that make up the Complimentary color scheme. Opposites of one another in the color spectrum, one color is referred to as the "base" #009c5d while the second is the "compliment" #9b0040.

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 Compliments of #Faux-Shamrock green (#009c5d)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #009c5d is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #9b0040.

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 (#009c5d)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these 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 (#009c5d)

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 (#009c5d)

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 variations of #009c5d

Lighter shades are produced by blending #009c5d with white

Faux-Shamrock green (#009c5d)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #009c5d can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Shamrock green (#009c5d)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #009c5d, tones are produced.

Faux-Shamrock green (#009c5d) Gradients

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 #009c5d as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#009c5d → #9b0040
#009c5d → #4cb98d
#009c5d → #ffffff
#009c5d → #008e9b
#009c5d → #005d37
#009c5d → #009b0c

#009c5d in different lighting conditions

Seeing #009c5d 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 #009c5d could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #009c5d

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

#009c5dmight 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.

#009c5d popular opposites

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#009c5d. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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#009c5d in coding

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 #009c5d
Java new Color(0, 156, 93);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 156, 93);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:156 blue:93 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 156f, 93f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:156, blue:93, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $5d9c00
Python Color('#009c5d')

Base Conversions of hex color #009c5d

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #009c5d. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 40029 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 156, 93.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 10011100 01011101
Hex 00 9c 5d
Octal 0 234 135
Decimal 0 156 93

#009c5d Icons

If you're considering using #009c5d in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Shamrock green (#009c5d) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #009c5d 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 #009c5d on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #009c5d on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #009c5d background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #009c5d background.
This text is hex color #009c5d on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #009c5d on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #009c5d and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #009c5d and white (#ffffff) background.