HEX #8F9779 / RGB (143, 151, 121)


What is Artichoke Color?

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Artichoke has the hex code #8F9779. The equivalent RGB values are (143, 151, 121), which means it is composed of 34% red, 36% green and 29% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:5 M:0 Y:20 K:41. In the HSV/HSB scale, Artichoke has a hue of 76°, 20% saturation and a brightness value of 59%.
Details of other color codes including equivalent web safe and HTML & CSS colors are given in the table below. Also listed are the closest Pantone® (PMS) and RAL colors.

Artichoke green is named after the vegetable and is a dull-green color. It is representative of the color of raw artichokes. Use the hex, RGB, CMYK or HSB color values in HTML and CSS code.

Artichoke Color Codes

Hex Code#8F9779
RGB Values(143, 151, 121)
CMYK Values(5%, 0%, 20%, 41%)
HSV/HSB Values(76°, 20%, 59%)
Closest Web Safe#999966
Inverse Color#706886 [Old Lavender]
Closest Pantone®415 C
Closest RAL6021 [Pale green]
Complementary Color#817997 [Rhythm]
Artichoke Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#8A8A8A
Weighted Average (Most Common)#919191
Weighted Average (Luma)#939393
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C1C1C1

Artichoke Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 8F9779. Complementary color is 817997

Complementary Palette

The complement of Artichoke is Rhythm with the hex code #817997. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #8F9779 color is offered by #817997. The complementary color palette is easiest to use and work with. Studies have shown that contrasting color palette is the best way to grab a viewer's attention.

Analogous color palette with (8F9779, 809779 and 979079)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Artichoke (#8F9779) are Dolphin Gray (#809779) and Artichoke (#979079). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Artichoke with a 30° separation on either side. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

Split Complementary color palette with (8F9779, 798097 and 907997)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Artichoke (#8F9779) are #798097 (Light Slate Gray) and #907997 (Mountbatten Pink). A split-complementary color palette consists of the main color along with those on either side (30°) of the complementary color. Based on our research, usage of split-complementary palettes is on the rise online, especially in graphics and web sites designs. It may be because it is not as contrasting as the complementary color palette and, hence, results in a combination which is pleasant to the eyes.

Triadic color palette with (8F9779, 798F97 and 97798F)

Triadic Palette

Artichoke triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #798F97 (Light Slate Gray) and #97798F (Mountbatten Pink) along with #8F9779 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

Tetradic color palette with (8F9779, 798F97, 817997 and 978179)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Artichoke has four colors - #798F97 (Light Slate Gray), #817997 (Rhythm) and #978179 (Cinereous) in addition to the base color (#8F9779). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors slightly to achieve desired results.

Square color palette with (8F9779, 799790, 817997 and 977980)

Square Palette

Artichoke square color palette has #799790 (Dolphin Gray), #817997 (Rhythm) and #977980 (Bazaar). Quite like triadic, the hues in a square palette are at the maximum distance from each other, which is 90°.
Note: For several colors purposes, a square palette may look much better than the tetrad color palette.

Rainbow color

Artichoke Color Rainbow Palette

Our Artichoke rainbow color palette is based on the RGB model and consists of 7 colors, just like the traditional rainbow. You might not see a lot of variation in color, especially if the chosen color is dark or extremely light. However, this can lead interesting rainbow palettes that are faded, soft, pastel or dull.

Tints, Tones & Shades of Artichoke Color


  • Transparent A5AC94#A5AC94
  • Transparent B1B6A1#B1B6A1
  • Transparent BCC1AF#BCC1AF
  • Transparent C7CBBC#C7CBBC
  • Transparent D2D5C9#D2D5C9
  • Transparent DDE0D7#DDE0D7
  • Transparent E9EAE4#E9EAE4
  • Transparent F4F5F2#F4F5F2


  • Transparent 8C927A#8C927A
  • Transparent 8B907B#8B907B
  • Transparent 898E7C#898E7C
  • Transparent 888C7D#888C7D
  • Transparent 86897D#86897D
  • Transparent 85877E#85877E
  • Transparent 83857F#83857F
  • Transparent 82827F#82827F


  • Transparent 727961#727961
  • Transparent 646A55#646A55
  • Transparent 565B49#565B49
  • Transparent 484C3D#484C3D
  • Transparent 393C30#393C30
  • Transparent 2B2D24#2B2D24
  • Transparent 1D1E18#1D1E18
  • Transparent 0E0F0C#0E0F0C

Artichoke Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Artichoke Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Artichoke Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Artichoke Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Artichoke Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Artichoke Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Artichoke Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Artichoke Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Artichoke Plaid Pattern

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