Faux-Shamrock green (#009d5b) color information

Hex color #009d5b greatly resembles "Shamrock green" because of their close resemblance. It's labeled as "dark green". When people from western culture see this color, Shamrock green (#009d5b), used in media, they might associate it with feelings of tranquility, money and wealth, fruitfulness, the home, and gardening and outdoors. This color isn't popular for clothing. Pizza Hut is a company using this color, according to our database.

Breakdown of Faux-Shamrock green (#009d5b)

#009d5b is made up of (0, 157, 91) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 0.00, 42.04, 38.43) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 40283 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #009966. White should be used ontop of #009d5b to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #009d5b. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #009d5b luma #102.44
Websafe hex #009966 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 157, 91) Adobe RGB (88.00, 156.00, 95.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 62%, 36%) Closest named color Shamrock green
rgba rgba(0.0, 157.0, 91.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (50.00, -35.40, 16.28)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 0.00, 42.04, 38.43) CIE-L*ab (57.08, -50.92, 25.05)
hsv hsv(154.86, 100.00, 31.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (57.08, 56.75, 153.81)
hsb hsb(154.86, 100.00, 62.00) CIE-L*uv (57.08, -50.39, 39.85)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Shamrock green (#009d5b)

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" #009d5b while the second is the "compliment" #9e0044.

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 (#009d5b)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #009d5b is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #9e0044.

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 (#009d5b)

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 (#009d5b)

The Tetradic color scheme is made up of four colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart.

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Shamrock green (#009d5b)

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.

Faux-Shamrock green (#009d5b)'s Lighter shades

When you combine pure white with this color, #009d5b, lighter shades are produced.

Faux-Shamrock green (#009d5b)'s Darker shades

When you combine pure black with this color, #009d5b, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Shamrock green (#009d5b)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #009d5b, tones are produced.

#009d5b 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 #009d5b as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#009d5b → #9e0044
#009d5b → #4cba8c
#009d5b → #ffffff
#009d5b → #00939e
#009d5b → #005e36
#009d5b → #009e0a

#009d5b in different lighting conditions

Seeing #009d5b 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 #009d5b could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Shamrock green (#009d5b)

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

#009d5bmight 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 (#009d5b)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#009d5b. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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#009d5b 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 #009d5b
Java new Color(0, 157, 91);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 157, 91);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:157 blue:91 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 157f, 91f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:157, blue:91, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $5b9d00
Python Color('#009d5b')

Base Conversions of hex color #009d5b

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #009d5b. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 40283 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 157, 91.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 10011101 01011011
Hex 00 9d 5b
Octal 0 235 133
Decimal 0 157 91

Icons incorporating the color #009d5b

If you're considering using #009d5b in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #009d5b on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #009d5b 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 #009d5b on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #009d5b on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #009d5b background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #009d5b background.
This text is hex color #009d5b on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #009d5b on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #009d5b and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #009d5b and white (#ffffff) background.