Dark Olive Green has the hex code #556B2F. The equivalent RGB values are (85, 107, 47), which means it is composed of
36% red, 45% green and 20% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:21 M:0 Y:56 K:58. In the HSV/HSB scale, Dark Olive Green has a hue of 82°, 56% saturation and a brightness value of 42%. 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.
Dark Olive Green is included in the web and X11 colors lists. This means, you can use it in HTML and CSS with its name, "DarkOliveGreen", in addition to the hex, RGB, CMYk or HSB color values.
The complement of Dark Olive Green is American Blue with the hex code #452F6B. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #556B2F color is offered by #452F6B. 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.
The analogous colors of Dark Olive Green (#556B2F) are Mughal Green (#376B2F) and Mustard Green (#6B632F). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Dark Olive Green 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.
As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Dark Olive Green (#556B2F) are #2F376B (Deep Koamaru) and #632F6B (Imperial). 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.
Dark Olive Green triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #2F556B (Police Blue) and #6B2F55 (Halayà Úbe) along with #556B2F create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.
The tetradic palette of Dark Olive Green has four colors - #2F556B (Police Blue), #452F6B (American Blue) and #6B452F (Van Dyke Brown) in addition to the base color (#556B2F). 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.
Dark Olive Green square color palette has #2F6B63 (Myrtle Green), #452F6B (American Blue) and #6B2F37 (Puce Red). 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.
Dark Olive Green Color Rainbow Palette
Our Dark Olive Green 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.