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Dark Olive Green Color

HEX #556B2F / RGB (85, 107, 47)

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What is Dark Olive Green Color?

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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.

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Dark Olive Green Color Codes

Hex Code#556B2F
RGB Values(85, 107, 47)
CMYK Values(21%, 0%, 56%, 58%)
HSV/HSB Values(82°, 56%, 42%)
Closest Web Safe#666633
Inverse Color#AA94D0 [Light Pastel Purple]
Closest Pantone®7498 C
Closest RAL6025 [Fern green]
Complementary Color#452F6B [American Blue]
Dark Olive Green Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#505050
Weighted Average (Most Common)#5E5E5E
Weighted Average (Luma)#626262
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#A1A1A1

Dark Olive Green Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 556B2F. Complementary color is 452F6B

Complementary Palette

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.

556B2F 452F6B
Analogous color palette with (556B2F, 376B2F and 6B632F)

Analogous Palette

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.

556B2F 376B2F 6B632F
Split Complementary color palette with (556B2F, 2F376B and 632F6B)

Split-Complementary Palette

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.

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Triadic color palette with (556B2F, 2F556B and 6B2F55)

Triadic Palette

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.

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Tetradic color palette with (556B2F, 2F556B, 452F6B and 6B452F)

Tetradic Palette

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.

556B2F 2F556B 452F6B 6B452F
Square color palette with (556B2F, 2F6B63, 452F6B and 6B2F37)

Square Palette

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.

556B2F 2F6B63 452F6B 6B2F37
Rainbow color

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.

556B2F 2F6B3C 2F666B 2F336B 5F2F6B 6B2F44 6B4E2F

Tints, Tones & Shades of Dark Olive Green Color


  • Transparent 778959778959
  • Transparent 88976D88976D
  • Transparent 99A68299A682
  • Transparent AAB597AAB597
  • Transparent BBC4ACBBC4AC
  • Transparent CCD3C1CCD3C1
  • Transparent DDE1D5DDE1D5
  • Transparent EEF0EAEEF0EA


  • Transparent 5E6F3F5E6F3F
  • Transparent 627147627147
  • Transparent 66734F66734F
  • Transparent 6B76586B7658
  • Transparent 6F78606F7860
  • Transparent 737A68737A68
  • Transparent 777C70777C70
  • Transparent 7C7E787C7E78


  • Transparent 445626445626
  • Transparent 3C4B213C4B21
  • Transparent 33401C33401C
  • Transparent 2B36182B3618
  • Transparent 222B13222B13
  • Transparent 1A200E1A200E
  • Transparent 111509111509
  • Transparent 090B05090B05

Dark Olive Green Color Patterns

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    Dark Olive Green Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Dark Olive Green Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Olive Green Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Olive Green Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Olive Green Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Olive Green Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Olive Green Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Olive Green Plaid Pattern

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