Shamrock green (#009e60) color information

#009e60 is the hex color code that is named "Shamrock green". It's labeled as "dark green". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Shamrock green (#009e60), in media, they might associate it with an alleviation to depression, personal growth, fruitfulness, technology, and various cultures. Shades of "dark green". typically aren't associated with clothing. Pizza Hut is a company using this color, according to our database.

Breakdown of #009e60

#009e60 is made up of (0, 158, 96) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 0.00, 39.24, 38.04) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 40544 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #009966. White should be used ontop of #009e60 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #009e60. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #009e60 luma #103.59
Websafe hex #009966 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 158, 96) Adobe RGB (87.00, 156.00, 99.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 62%, 38%) Closest named color Shamrock green
rgba rgba(0.0, 158.0, 96.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (50.00, -35.40, 15.05)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 0.00, 39.24, 38.04) 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)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Shamrock green (#009e60)

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" #009e60 and the second color is called the "compliment" #9e003f.

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 Complimentary Colors of #Shamrock green (#009e60)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #009e60 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #9e003f.

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 Shamrock green (#009e60)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are 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 Shamrock green (#009e60)

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 Shamrock green (#009e60)

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 #009e60

Lighter shades are produced by blending #009e60 with white

Shamrock green (#009e60)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #009e60 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #009e60

When you combine pure gray with this color, #009e60, tones are produced.

Shamrock green (#009e60) 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 #009e60 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#009e60 → #9e003f
#009e60 → #4cbb8f
#009e60 → #ffffff
#009e60 → #008e9e
#009e60 → #005e39
#009e60 → #009e0f

#009e60 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #009e60 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 #009e60 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #009e60

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

#009e60might 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.

#009e60 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#009e60. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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#009e60 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 #009e60
Java new Color(0, 158, 96);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 158, 96);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:158 blue:96 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 158f, 96f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:158, blue:96, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $609e00
Python Color('#009e60')

Base Conversions of hex color #009e60

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #009e60. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 40544 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 158, 96.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 10011110 01100000
Hex 00 9e 60
Octal 0 236 140
Decimal 0 158 96

Icons incorporating the color #009e60

If you're considering using #009e60 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #009e60 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #009e60 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 #009e60 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #009e60 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #009e60 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #009e60 background.
This text is hex color #009e60 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #009e60 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #009e60 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #009e60 and white (#ffffff) background.