Faux-Shamrock green (#009c5e) color information

The hexidecimal color, #009c5e, is very close to "Shamrock green" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "dark green". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Shamrock green (#009c5e), in brand logos, the following may come to mind: an alleviation to depression, money and wealth, feeling relaxed, technology, and gardening and outdoors. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for travel. Pizza Hut is a brand that uses this color.

Breakdown of Faux-Shamrock green (#009c5e)

#009c5e is made up of (0, 156, 94) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 0.00, 39.74, 38.82) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 40030 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #009966. White should be used ontop of #009c5e to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #009c5e. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #009c5e luma #102.19
Websafe hex #009966 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 156, 94) Adobe RGB (89.00, 152.00, 99.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 61%, 37%) Closest named color Shamrock green
rgba rgba(0.0, 156.0, 94.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (48.99, -32.62, 13.99)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 0.00, 39.74, 38.82) CIE-L*ab (56.09, -46.66, 21.00)
hsv hsv(156.42, 100.00, 30.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (56.09, 51.17, 155.77)
hsb hsb(156.42, 100.00, 61.00) CIE-L*uv (56.09, -46.80, 34.40)
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Shamrock green (#009c5e)

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" #009c5e and the second color is called the "compliment" #9b003e.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Shamrock green (#009c5e)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #009c5e is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #9b003e.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Shamrock green (#009c5e)

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

This color scheme tends to produce colors that are quite vibrant, regardless of saturation.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Shamrock green (#009c5e)

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

Find balance between the warm and cold colors if you desire to use the Tetradic color scheme in your design.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Shamrock green (#009c5e)

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.

Analagous colors often appear in nature. If you're designing with the outdoors in mind, keep this color harmony at your disposal.

Lighter variations of #009c5e

When you combine pure white with this color, #009c5e, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #009c5e

Darker shades of #009c5e can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #009c5e

Tones are produced by blending #009c5e with gray

Faux-Shamrock green (#009c5e) 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 #009c5e as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#009c5e → #9b003e
#009c5e → #4cb98e
#009c5e → #ffffff
#009c5e → #008c9b
#009c5e → #005d38
#009c5e → #009b0f

How #009c5e looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #009c5e 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 #009c5e could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Shamrock green (#009c5e)

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

#009c5emight 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.

#009c5e 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#009c5e. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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#009c5e 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 #009c5e
Java new Color(0, 156, 94);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 156, 94);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:156 blue:94 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 156f, 94f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:156, blue:94, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $5e9c00
Python Color('#009c5e')

Base Conversions of hex color #009c5e

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #009c5e. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 40030 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 156, 94.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 10011100 01011110
Hex 00 9c 5e
Octal 0 234 136
Decimal 0 156 94

#009c5e Icons

If you're considering using #009c5e in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Shamrock green (#009c5e) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #009c5e 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 #009c5e on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #009c5e on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #009c5e background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #009c5e background.
This text is hex color #009c5e on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #009c5e on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #009c5e and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #009c5e and white (#ffffff) background.