Faux-Kelly green (#49a40f) color information

#49a40f is the hex color code that may be mistaken for "Kelly green" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "dark green". When people spot this color, Kelly green (#49a40f), in marketing and promotions, they may think of some of these attributes: positive health, money and wealth, healing, energy, and gardening and outdoors. Shades of "dark green". typically aren't associated with transportation and cars.

#49a40f Breakdown

#49a40f is made up of (73, 164, 15) in RGB colorspace and (55.49, 0.00, 90.85, 35.69) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 4826127 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #339900. White should be used ontop of #49a40f to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #49a40f. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #49a40f luma #119.79
Websafe hex #339900 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(73, 164, 15) Adobe RGB (108.00, 163.00, 43.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(29%, 64%, 6%) Closest named color Kelly green
rgba rgba(73.0, 164.0, 15.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (52.92, -36.37, 29.66)
cmyk cmyk(55.49, 0.00, 90.85, 35.69) CIE-L*ab (59.89, -51.03, 59.22)
hsv hsv(96.23, 82.86, 35.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (59.89, 78.17, 130.75)
hsb hsb(96.23, 90.63, 64.00) CIE-L*uv (59.89, -43.55, 70.40)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Kelly green (#49a40f)

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" #49a40f while the second is the "compliment" #680fa3.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Kelly green (#49a40f)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #49a40f is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #680fa3.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Kelly green (#49a40f)

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-Kelly green (#49a40f)

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

Find balance between the warm and cold colors if you desire to use the Tetradic color scheme in your design.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Kelly green (#49a40f)

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-Kelly green (#49a40f)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #49a40f can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #49a40f

When you combine pure black with this color, #49a40f, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Kelly green (#49a40f)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #49a40f with gray

#49a40f 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 #49a40f as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#49a40f → #680fa3
#49a40f → #7fbf57
#49a40f → #ffffff
#49a40f → #0fa31e
#49a40f → #2b6209
#49a40f → #94a30f

How #49a40f looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #49a40f 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 #49a40f could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#49a40f 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.

#49a40fmight 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-Kelly green (#49a40f)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#49a40f. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#49a40f 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 #49a40f
Java new Color(73, 164, 15);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 73, 164, 15);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:73 green:164 blue:15 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(73f, 164f, 15f);
Swift UIColor(red:73, green:164, blue:15, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $0fa449
Python Color('#49a40f')

Base Conversions of hex color #49a40f

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #49a40f. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 4826127 while the individual RGB conversions are: 73, 164, 15.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01001001 10100100 00001111
Hex 49 a4 0f
Octal 111 244 17
Decimal 73 164 15

Icons incorporating the color #49a40f

If you're considering using #49a40f in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #49a40f on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #49a40f 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 #49a40f on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #49a40f on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #49a40f background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #49a40f background.
This text is hex color #49a40f on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #49a40f on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #49a40f and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #49a40f and white (#ffffff) background.