Faux-Shamrock green (#009c62) color information

The hexidecimal color, #009c62, looks similar to "Shamrock green" because they look the same at a quick glance. This color is described as "dark green". When people from western culture see this color, Shamrock green (#009c62), used in advertising materials, the following may come to mind: feelings of tranquility, the environment, feeling relaxed, the home, and being passive and non-confrontational. Colors labeled as "dark green" are rarely tied to travel. Pizza Hut is a brand that uses this color.

#009c62 Breakdown

#009c62 is made up of (0, 156, 98) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 0.00, 37.18, 38.82) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 40034 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #009966. White should be used ontop of #009c62 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #009c62. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #009c62 luma #102.65
Websafe hex #009966 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 156, 98) Adobe RGB (89.00, 152.00, 99.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 61%, 38%) Closest named color Shamrock green
rgba rgba(0.0, 156.0, 98.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (48.99, -32.62, 13.99)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 0.00, 37.18, 38.82) CIE-L*ab (56.09, -46.66, 21.00)
hsv hsv(157.40, 100.00, 30.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (56.09, 51.17, 155.77)
hsb hsb(157.40, 100.00, 61.00) CIE-L*uv (56.09, -46.80, 34.40)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Shamrock green (#009c62)

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" #009c62 while the second is the "compliment" #9b003b.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Shamrock green (#009c62)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #009c62 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #9b003b.

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 (#009c62)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

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

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Shamrock green (#009c62)

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 (#009c62)

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.

Faux-Shamrock green (#009c62)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #009c62 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #009c62

When you combine pure black with this color, #009c62, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Shamrock green (#009c62)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #009c62 with gray

#009c62 in 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 #009c62 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#009c62 → #9b003b
#009c62 → #4cb991
#009c62 → #ffffff
#009c62 → #00899b
#009c62 → #005d3a
#009c62 → #009b12

How #009c62 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #009c62 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 #009c62 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#009c62 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.

#009c62might 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.

Named colors and Paints furthest from Faux-Shamrock green (#009c62)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#009c62. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Pizza Hut

#009c62 in programming

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 #009c62
Java new Color(0, 156, 98);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 156, 98);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:156 blue:98 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 156f, 98f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:156, blue:98, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $629c00
Python Color('#009c62')

Base Conversions of hex color #009c62

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #009c62. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 40034 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 156, 98.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 10011100 01100010
Hex 00 9c 62
Octal 0 234 142
Decimal 0 156 98

#009c62 Icons

If you're considering using #009c62 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Shamrock green (#009c62) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #009c62 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 #009c62 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #009c62 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #009c62 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #009c62 background.
This text is hex color #009c62 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #009c62 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #009c62 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #009c62 and white (#ffffff) background.