HEX #C9C789 / RGB (201, 199, 137)

Hazel Eye

What is Hazel Color?

Hazel (Hex code: C9C789) Thumbnail

Hazel has the hex code #C9C789. The equivalent RGB values are (201, 199, 137), which means it is composed of 37% red, 37% green and 26% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:1 Y:32 K:21. In the HSV/HSB scale, Hazel has a hue of 58°, 32% saturation and a brightness value of 79%.
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.

Hazel is not part of the web colors list and, therefore, cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. The best way to apply the color to a web page is to put in its hex, RGB or HSL values. Please also note that the hazel CMYK numbers mentioned on this page are only approximations and have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae.

Hazel Color Codes

Hex Code#C9C789
RGB Values(201, 199, 137)
CMYK Values(0%, 1%, 32%, 21%)
HSV/HSB Values(58°, 32%, 79%)
Closest Web Safe#CCCC99
Inverse Color#363876 [American Blue]
Closest Pantone®616 C
Closest RAL1000 [Green beige]
Complementary Color#898BC9 [Ube]
Hazel Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#B3B3B3
Weighted Average (Most Common)#C1C1C1
Weighted Average (Luma)#C3C3C3
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#DBDBDB

Hazel Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of C9C789. Complementary color is 898BC9

Complementary Palette

The complement of Hazel is Ube with the hex code #898BC9. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #C9C789 color is offered by #898BC9. 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 (C9C789, ABC989 and C9A789)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Hazel (#C9C789) are Sage (#ABC989) and Light French Beige (#C9A789). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Hazel 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 (C9C789, 89ABC9 and A789C9)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Hazel (#C9C789) are #89ABC9 (Ceil) and #A789C9 (African Violet). 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 (C9C789, 89C9C7 and C789C9)

Triadic Palette

Hazel triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #89C9C7 (Pearl Aqua) and #C789C9 (Pastel Violet) along with #C9C789 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 (C9C789, 89C9C7, 898BC9 and C9898B)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Hazel has four colors - #89C9C7 (Pearl Aqua), #898BC9 (Ube) and #C9898B (Puce) in addition to the base color (#C9C789). 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 (C9C789, 89C9A7, 898BC9 and C989AB)

Square Palette

Hazel square color palette has #89C9A7 (Eton Blue), #898BC9 (Ube) and #C989AB (Puce). 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

Hazel Color Rainbow Palette

Our Hazel 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 Hazel Color


  • Transparent D4D2A1#D4D2A1
  • Transparent D9D8AC#D9D8AC
  • Transparent DFDDB8#DFDDB8
  • Transparent E4E3C4#E4E3C4
  • Transparent E9E9D0#E9E9D0
  • Transparent EFEEDC#EFEEDC
  • Transparent F4F4E7#F4F4E7
  • Transparent FAF9F3#FAF9F3


  • Transparent BAB987#BAB987
  • Transparent B3B286#B3B286
  • Transparent ACAB85#ACAB85
  • Transparent A5A485#A5A485
  • Transparent 9D9C84#9D9C84
  • Transparent 969583#969583
  • Transparent 8F8E82#8F8E82
  • Transparent 878781#878781


  • Transparent A19F6E#A19F6E
  • Transparent 8D8B60#8D8B60
  • Transparent 797752#797752
  • Transparent 656445#656445
  • Transparent 505037#505037
  • Transparent 3C3C29#3C3C29
  • Transparent 28281B#28281B
  • Transparent 14140E#14140E

Hazel Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Hazel Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Hazel Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Hazel Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Hazel Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Hazel Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Hazel Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Hazel Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Hazel Plaid Pattern

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