Faux-Forest green (Crayola) (#5aa468) color information

Hex color #5aa468 may be mistaken for "Forest green (Crayola)" because they look the same at a quick glance. It's labeled as "generic gray". When people spot this color, Forest green (Crayola) (#5aa468), in marketing and promotions, they might associate it with being transparent, sleek, elegant, technology, and something classic. This color isn't popular for health care.

Breakdown of Faux-Forest green (Crayola) (#5aa468)

#5aa468 is made up of (90, 164, 104) in RGB colorspace and (45.12, 0.00, 36.59, 35.69) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 5940328 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #669966. White should be used ontop of #5aa468 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #5aa468. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #5aa468 luma #134.93
Websafe hex #669966 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(90, 164, 104) Adobe RGB (118.00, 160.00, 108.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(35%, 64%, 41%) Closest named color Forest green (Crayola)
rgba rgba(90.0, 164.0, 104.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (53.85, -25.47, 15.52)
cmyk cmyk(45.12, 0.00, 36.59, 35.69) CIE-L*ab (60.78, -33.56, 22.62)
hsv hsv(132.44, 29.29, 49.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (60.78, 40.47, 146.02)
hsb hsb(132.44, 45.31, 64.00) CIE-L*uv (60.78, -32.13, 35.11)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Forest green (Crayola) (#5aa468)

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" #5aa468 and the second color is called the "compliment" #a35994.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Forest green (Crayola) (#5aa468)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #5aa468 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #a35994.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Forest green (Crayola) (#5aa468)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are spaced evenly (120°) apart.

This color scheme tends to produce colors that are quite vibrant, regardless of saturation.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Forest green (Crayola) (#5aa468)

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-Forest green (Crayola) (#5aa468)

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.

Lighter variations of #5aa468

When you combine pure white with this color, #5aa468, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #5aa468

Darker shades of #5aa468 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #5aa468

Tones are produced by blending #5aa468 with gray

Faux-Forest green (Crayola) (#5aa468) 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 #5aa468 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#5aa468 → #a35994
#5aa468 → #8bbf95
#5aa468 → #ffffff
#5aa468 → #59a38d
#5aa468 → #36623e
#5aa468 → #6fa359

How #5aa468 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #5aa468 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 #5aa468 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Forest green (Crayola) (#5aa468)

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

#5aa468might 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.

#5aa468 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#5aa468. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#5aa468 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 #5aa468
Java new Color(90, 164, 104);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 90, 164, 104);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:90 green:164 blue:104 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(90f, 164f, 104f);
Swift UIColor(red:90, green:164, blue:104, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $68a45a
Python Color('#5aa468')

Base Conversions of hex color #5aa468

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #5aa468. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 5940328 while the individual RGB conversions are: 90, 164, 104.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01011010 10100100 01101000
Hex 5a a4 68
Octal 132 244 150
Decimal 90 164 104

Icons incorporating the color #5aa468

If you're considering using #5aa468 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #5aa468 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #5aa468 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 #5aa468 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #5aa468 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #5aa468 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #5aa468 background.
This text is hex color #5aa468 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #5aa468 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #5aa468 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #5aa468 and white (#ffffff) background.