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Green Olive Color

HEX #8D8B55 / RGB (141, 139, 85)

Bunch of green olives and leaves

What is Green Olive Color?

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Included in the Pantone Textile Cotton eXtended list with the PMS number 17-0535 TCX, Green Olive color hex code is #8D8B55 with RGB equivalent (141, 139, 85). It is not a web color and, hence, cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS. However, Green Olive can be applied to web pages with its HSL, RGB or the hex color code.
Please note that Pantone has not provided the CMYK values for the color. The RAL and CMYK numbers listed on this page have been calculated from the hex code using known formulae and are only approximates.

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Green Olive Color Codes

Hex Code#8D8B55
RGB Values(141, 139, 85)
CMYK Values(0%, 1%, 40%, 45%)
HSV/HSB Values(58°, 40%, 55%)
Closest Web Safe#999966
Inverse Color#7274AA [Rhythm]
Pantone®17-0535 TCX
Closest RAL1020 [Olive yellow]
Complementary Color#55578D [Purple Navy]
Green Olive Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#7A7A7A
Weighted Average (Most Common)#868686
Weighted Average (Luma)#888888
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#BABABA

Green Olive Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 8D8B55. Complementary color is 55578D

Complementary Palette

The complement of Green Olive is Purple Navy with the hex code #55578D. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #8D8B55 color is offered by #55578D. 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.

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Analogous color palette with (8D8B55, 738D55 and 8D6F55)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Green Olive (#8D8B55) are Russian Green (#738D55) and French Bistre (#8D6F55). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Green Olive 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.

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Split Complementary color palette with (8D8B55, 55738D and 6F558D)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Green Olive (#8D8B55) are #55738D (UCLA Blue) and #6F558D (Dark Lavender). 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 (8D8B55, 558D8B and 8B558D)

Triadic Palette

Green Olive triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #558D8B (Steel Teal) and #8B558D (Razzmic Berry) along with #8D8B55 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 (8D8B55, 558D8B, 55578D and 8D5557)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Green Olive has four colors - #558D8B (Steel Teal), #55578D (Purple Navy) and #8D5557 (Rose Taupe) in addition to the base color (#8D8B55). 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.

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Square color palette with (8D8B55, 558D6F, 55578D and 8D5573)

Square Palette

Green Olive square color palette has #558D6F (Wintergreen Dream), #55578D (Purple Navy) and #8D5573 (Blackberry). 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.

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Rainbow color

Green Olive Color Rainbow Palette

Our Green Olive 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Green Olive Color


  • Transparent A4A277A4A277
  • Transparent AFAE88AFAE88
  • Transparent BBB999BBB999
  • Transparent C6C5AAC6C5AA
  • Transparent D1D1BBD1D1BB
  • Transparent DDDCCCDDDCCC
  • Transparent E8E8DDE8E8DD
  • Transparent F4F3EEF4F3EE


  • Transparent 8A895E8A895E
  • Transparent 898862898862
  • Transparent 888766888766
  • Transparent 87866B87866B
  • Transparent 85846F85846F
  • Transparent 848373848373
  • Transparent 838277838277
  • Transparent 81817C81817C


  • Transparent 716F44716F44
  • Transparent 63613C63613C
  • Transparent 555333555333
  • Transparent 47462B47462B
  • Transparent 383822383822
  • Transparent 2A2A1A2A2A1A
  • Transparent 1C1C111C1C11
  • Transparent 0E0E090E0E09

Green Olive Color Patterns

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    Green Olive Gingham Checks

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    Green Olive Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Green Olive Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Green Olive Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Green Olive Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Green Olive Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Green Olive Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Green Olive Plaid Pattern

Green Olive Color Interior Ideas

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