Spring Frost (#87ff2a) color information

The hexidecimal color, #87ff2a, is synonymous with "Spring Frost". It's labeled as "light green". When people spot this color, Spring Frost (#87ff2a), in advertisements, they might associate it with positive health, the environment, fruitfulness, energy, and being passive and non-confrontational. Colors labeled as "light green" are rarely tied to clothing.

Breakdown of Spring Frost (#87ff2a)

#87ff2a is made up of (135, 255, 42) in RGB colorspace and (47.06, 0.00, 83.53, 0.00) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 8912682 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #99ff33. Black should be used ontop of #87ff2a to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #87ff2a. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #87ff2a luma #194.80
Websafe hex #99ff33 Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(135, 255, 42) Adobe RGB (178.00, 256.00, 69.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(53%, 100%, 16%) Closest named color Spring Frost
rgba rgba(135.0, 255.0, 42.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (87.75, -56.18, 49.00)
cmyk cmyk(47.06, 0.00, 83.53, 0.00) CIE-L*ab (90.32, -65.72, 82.37)
hsv hsv(93.60, 100.00, 58.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (90.32, 105.38, 128.59)
hsb hsb(93.60, 84.00, 100.00) CIE-L*uv (90.32, -58.49, 104.72)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Spring Frost (#87ff2a)

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" #87ff2a while the second is the "compliment" #9e28ff.

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

Split Compliments of #Spring Frost (#87ff2a)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #87ff2a is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #9e28ff.

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

Triadic Colors of Spring Frost (#87ff2a)

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 Spring Frost (#87ff2a)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Spring Frost (#87ff2a)

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 #87ff2a

When you combine pure white with this color, #87ff2a, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #87ff2a

Darker shades of #87ff2a can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Spring Frost (#87ff2a)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #87ff2a with gray

Spring Frost (#87ff2a) 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 #87ff2a as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#87ff2a → #9e28ff
#87ff2a → #abff69
#87ff2a → #000000
#87ff2a → #28ff33
#87ff2a → #519919
#87ff2a → #f4ff28

How #87ff2a looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #87ff2a 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 #87ff2a could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Spring Frost (#87ff2a)

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

#87ff2amight 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.

#87ff2a 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#87ff2a. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#87ff2a 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 #87ff2a
Java new Color(135, 255, 42);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 135, 255, 42);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:135 green:255 blue:42 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(135f, 255f, 42f);
Swift UIColor(red:135, green:255, blue:42, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $2aff87
Python Color('#87ff2a')

Base Conversions of hex color #87ff2a

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #87ff2a. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 8912682 while the individual RGB conversions are: 135, 255, 42.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10000111 11111111 00101010
Hex 87 ff 2a
Octal 207 377 52
Decimal 135 255 42

#87ff2a Icons

If you're considering using #87ff2a in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Spring Frost (#87ff2a) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #87ff2a 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 #87ff2a on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #87ff2a on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #87ff2a background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #87ff2a background.
This text is hex color #87ff2a on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #87ff2a on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #87ff2a and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #87ff2a and white (#ffffff) background.