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#2B5B4E Hex Code

Color Name: Dark Slate Gray

What is hex #2B5B4E Color?

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The color name of hex code #2B5B4E is Dark Slate Gray. The RGB values are (43, 91, 78) which means it is composed of 20% red, 43% green and 37% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:53 M:0 Y:14 K:64. In the HSV/HSB scale, #2B5B4E has a hue of 164°, 53% saturation and a brightness value of 36%.
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 #2B5B4E Color Codes

Color NameDark Slate Gray
RGB Values(43, 91, 78)
CMYK Values(53%, 0%, 14%, 64%)
HSV/HSB Values(164°, 53%, 36%)
Closest Web Safe#336666
Inverse Color#D4A4B1 [Pale Chestnut]
Closest Pantone®626 C
Closest RAL6028 [Pine green]
Complementary Color#5B2B38 [Royal Brown]
#2B5B4E Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#474747
Weighted Average (Most Common)#4B4B4B
Weighted Average (Luma)#505050
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#939393

Hex #2B5B4E Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 2B5B4E. Complementary color is 5B2B38

Complementary Palette

The complement of #2B5B4E is #5B2B38 which is called Royal Brown. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #2B5B4E color is offered by #5B2B38. 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.

2B5B4E 5B2B38
Analogous color palette with (2B5B4E, 2B505B and 2B5B36)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #2B5B4E are #2B505B and #2B5B36, called Dark Slate Gray and Mughal Green, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #2B5B4E 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.

2B5B4E 2B505B 2B5B36
Split Complementary color palette with (2B5B4E, 5B2B50 and 5B362B)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #2B5B4E are #5B2B50 (Japanese Violet) and #5B362B (Royal Brown). 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.

2B5B4E 5B2B50 5B362B
Triadic color palette with (2B5B4E, 4E2B5B and 5B4E2B)

Triadic Palette

#2B5B4E triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #4E2B5B (Japanese Violet) and #5B4E2B (Soldier Green) along with #2B5B4E, 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.

2B5B4E 4E2B5B 5B4E2B
Tetradic color palette with (2B5B4E, 4E2B5B, 5B2B38 and 385B2B)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #2B5B4E has #4E2B5B (Japanese Violet), #5B2B38 (Royal Brown) and #385B2B (Mughal 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.

2B5B4E 4E2B5B 5B2B38 385B2B
Square color palette with (2B5B4E, 362B5B, 5B2B38 and 505B2B)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #2B5B4E contains #362B5B (Jacarta), #5B2B38 (Royal Brown) and #505B2B (Soldier Green). 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.

2B5B4E 362B5B 5B2B38 505B2B
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Hex #2B5B4E Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #2B5B4E 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.

2B5B4E 2B3F5B 402B5B 5B2B4C 5B332B 5A5B2B 315B2B

Tints, Tones & Shades of 2B5B4E Color


  • Transparent 557C71557C71
  • Transparent 6B8C836B8C83
  • Transparent 809D95809D95
  • Transparent 95ADA795ADA7
  • Transparent AABDB8AABDB8
  • Transparent BFCECABFCECA
  • Transparent D5DEDCD5DEDC
  • Transparent EAEFEDEAEFED


  • Transparent 3C62583C6258
  • Transparent 45665D45665D
  • Transparent 4D6A624D6A62
  • Transparent 566E67566E67
  • Transparent 5E716C5E716C
  • Transparent 677571677571
  • Transparent 6F79766F7976
  • Transparent 787C7B787C7B


  • Transparent 22493E22493E
  • Transparent 1E40371E4037
  • Transparent 1A372F1A372F
  • Transparent 162E27162E27
  • Transparent 11241F11241F
  • Transparent 0D1B170D1B17
  • Transparent 091210091210
  • Transparent 040908040908

#2B5B4E Color Patterns

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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.