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#228B22 Hex Code

Color Name: Forest Green (Web)

What is hex #228B22 Color?

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The color name of hex code #228B22 is Forest Green (Web). The RGB values are (34, 139, 34) which means it is composed of 16% red, 67% green and 16% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:76 M:0 Y:76 K:46. In the HSV/HSB scale, #228B22 has a hue of 120°, 76% saturation and a brightness value of 55%.
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.

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Hex #228B22 Color Codes

Color NameForest Green (Web)
RGB Values(34, 139, 34)
CMYK Values(76%, 0%, 76%, 46%)
HSV/HSB Values(120°, 76%, 55%)
Closest Web Safe#339933
Inverse Color#DD74DD [Orchid]
Closest Pantone®3529 C
Closest RAL6037 [Pure green]
Complementary Color#8B228B [Maximum Purple]
#228B22 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#454545
Weighted Average (Most Common)#606060
Weighted Average (Luma)#6D6D6D
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#A9A9A9

Hex #228B22 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 228B22. Complementary color is 8B228B

Complementary Palette

The complement of #228B22 is #8B228B which is called Maximum Purple. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #228B22 color is offered by #8B228B. 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.

228B22 8B228B
Analogous color palette with (228B22, 228B57 and 578B22)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #228B22 are #228B57 and #578B22, called Sea Green and Maximum Green, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #228B22 with a 30° separation. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

228B22 228B57 578B22
Split Complementary color palette with (228B22, 57228B and 8B2257)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #228B22 are #57228B (American Violet) and #8B2257 (Dark Raspberry). 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 (228B22, 22228B and 8B2222)

Triadic Palette

#228B22 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #22228B (Cosmic Cobalt) and #8B2222 (Vivid Auburn) along with #228B22, our main color, create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

228B22 22228B 8B2222
Tetradic color palette with (228B22, 22228B, 8B228B and 8B8B22)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #228B22 has #22228B (Cosmic Cobalt), #8B228B (Maximum Purple) and #8B8B22 (Old Moss Green). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors a little bit to achieve desired results.

228B22 22228B 8B228B 8B8B22
Square color palette with (228B22, 22578B, 8B228B and 8B5722)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #228B22 contains #22578B (YInMn Blue), #8B228B (Maximum Purple) and #8B5722 (Russet). 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.

228B22 22578B 8B228B 8B5722
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Hex #228B22 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #228B22 rainbow color palette is based on the RGB color 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.

228B22 228B7C 22408B 5E228B 8B225E 8B4022 7C8B22

Tints, Tones & Shades of 228B22 Color


  • Transparent 4EA24E4EA24E
  • Transparent 64AE6464AE64
  • Transparent 7AB97A7AB97A
  • Transparent 91C59191C591
  • Transparent A7D1A7A7D1A7
  • Transparent BDDCBDBDDCBD
  • Transparent D3E8D3D3E8D3
  • Transparent E9F3E9E9F3E9


  • Transparent 358935358935
  • Transparent 3E883E3E883E
  • Transparent 488748488748
  • Transparent 518651518651
  • Transparent 5A845A5A845A
  • Transparent 648364648364
  • Transparent 6D826D6D826D
  • Transparent 778177778177


  • Transparent 1B6F1B1B6F1B
  • Transparent 186118186118
  • Transparent 145314145314
  • Transparent 114611114611
  • Transparent 0E380E0E380E
  • Transparent 0A2A0A0A2A0A
  • Transparent 071C07071C07
  • Transparent 030E03030E03

#228B22 Color Patterns

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    #228B22 Plaid Pattern

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Color names have been derived from known and trusted lists OR have been formulated by us. They are close approximations and may not translate to exact names. Also, color is perceived and named differently in cultures and communities around the world. As per studies, only a handful of colors are interpretted and named in the same way across the globe.