Sea green (#2e8b57) color information

#2e8b57 is the hex color code that is synonymous with "Sea green". This color is described as "dark gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Sea green (#2e8b57), in brand logos, the following may come to mind: being clean, modern or futuristic, graceful, the home, and middle-ground. Colors labeled as "dark gray" are rarely tied to agriculture.

Breakdown of #2e8b57

#2e8b57 is made up of (46, 139, 87) in RGB colorspace and (66.91, 0.00, 37.41, 45.49) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 3050327 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #339966. White should be used ontop of #2e8b57 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #2e8b57. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #2e8b57 luma #105.18
Websafe hex #339966 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(46, 139, 87) Adobe RGB (86.00, 139.00, 89.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(18%, 55%, 34%) Closest named color Sea green
rgba rgba(46.0, 139.0, 87.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (44.72, -28.42, 13.46)
cmyk cmyk(66.91, 0.00, 37.41, 45.49) CIE-L*ab (51.84, -41.57, 21.07)
hsv hsv(145.97, 50.68, 36.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (51.84, 46.60, 153.12)
hsb hsb(145.97, 67.27, 55.00) CIE-L*uv (51.84, -40.37, 32.96)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Sea green (#2e8b57)

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" #2e8b57 while the second is the "compliment" #8c2d64.

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

Split Compliments of #Sea green (#2e8b57)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #2e8b57 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #8c2d64.

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

Triadic Colors of Sea green (#2e8b57)

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 Sea green (#2e8b57)

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 Sea green (#2e8b57)

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.

Sea green (#2e8b57)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #2e8b57 with white

Darker variations of #2e8b57

When you combine pure black with this color, #2e8b57, darker shades are produced.

Sea green (#2e8b57)'s Tones

Tones of #2e8b57 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#2e8b57 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 #2e8b57 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#2e8b57 → #8c2d64
#2e8b57 → #6cad89
#2e8b57 → #ffffff
#2e8b57 → #2d8c84
#2e8b57 → #1b5334
#2e8b57 → #358c2d

Sea green (#2e8b57) in different environments

Seeing #2e8b57 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 #2e8b57 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #2e8b57

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

#2e8b57might 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 Sea green (#2e8b57)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#2e8b57. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#2e8b57 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 #2e8b57
Java new Color(46, 139, 87);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 46, 139, 87);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:46 green:139 blue:87 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(46f, 139f, 87f);
Swift UIColor(red:46, green:139, blue:87, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $578b2e
Python Color('#2e8b57')

Base Conversions of hex color #2e8b57

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #2e8b57. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 3050327 while the individual RGB conversions are: 46, 139, 87.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00101110 10001011 01010111
Hex 2e 8b 57
Octal 56 213 127
Decimal 46 139 87

#2e8b57 Icons

If you're considering using #2e8b57 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Sea green (#2e8b57) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #2e8b57 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 #2e8b57 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #2e8b57 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #2e8b57 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #2e8b57 background.
This text is hex color #2e8b57 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #2e8b57 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #2e8b57 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #2e8b57 and white (#ffffff) background.