Faux-Shamrock green (#009d61) color information

#009d61 is the hex color code that greatly resembles "Shamrock green" due to their similar appearences. The color is categorized as "dark green". When people from western culture see this color, Shamrock green (#009d61), used in marketing and promotions, 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. Pizza Hut uses this color in their branding.

Breakdown of #009d61

#009d61 is made up of (0, 157, 97) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 0.00, 38.22, 38.43) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 40289 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #009966. White should be used ontop of #009d61 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #009d61. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #009d61 luma #103.12
Websafe hex #009966 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 157, 97) Adobe RGB (87.00, 156.00, 99.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 62%, 38%) Closest named color Shamrock green
rgba rgba(0.0, 157.0, 97.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (50.00, -35.40, 15.05)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 0.00, 38.22, 38.43) CIE-L*ab (57.08, -50.92, 22.70)
hsv hsv(156.80, 100.00, 31.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (57.08, 55.75, 155.97)
hsb hsb(156.80, 100.00, 62.00) CIE-L*uv (57.08, -51.05, 37.17)
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Shamrock green (#009d61)

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" #009d61 while the second is the "compliment" #9e003f.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Split Compliments of #Faux-Shamrock green (#009d61)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #009d61 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #9e003f.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Shamrock green (#009d61)

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

Use this color scheme carefully and spend time balancing where and when each color is used.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Shamrock green (#009d61)

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

To successfuly incorpoate Tetradic colors in your designs, you'll need to plan carefully.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Shamrock green (#009d61)

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.

This color scheme typically doesn't produce tension as all three colors tend to be either warm or cold.

Faux-Shamrock green (#009d61)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #009d61 with white

Darker variations of #009d61

When you combine pure black with this color, #009d61, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Shamrock green (#009d61)'s Tones

Tones of #009d61 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#009d61 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 #009d61 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#009d61 → #9e003f
#009d61 → #4cba90
#009d61 → #ffffff
#009d61 → #008e9e
#009d61 → #005e3a
#009d61 → #009e0f

Faux-Shamrock green (#009d61) in different environments

Seeing #009d61 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 #009d61 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #009d61

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

#009d61might 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 (#009d61)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#009d61. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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#009d61 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 #009d61
Java new Color(0, 157, 97);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 157, 97);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:157 blue:97 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 157f, 97f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:157, blue:97, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $619d00
Python Color('#009d61')

Base Conversions of hex color #009d61

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #009d61. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 40289 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 157, 97.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 10011101 01100001
Hex 00 9d 61
Octal 0 235 141
Decimal 0 157 97

#009d61 Icons

If you're considering using #009d61 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Shamrock green (#009d61) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #009d61 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 #009d61 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #009d61 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #009d61 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #009d61 background.
This text is hex color #009d61 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #009d61 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #009d61 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #009d61 and white (#ffffff) background.