#42684B Hex Code

Color Name: Gray-Asparagus

What is hex #42684B Color?

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The color name of hex code #42684B is Gray-Asparagus. The RGB values are (66, 104, 75) which means it is composed of 27% red, 42% green and 31% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:37 M:0 Y:28 K:59. In the HSV/HSB scale, #42684B has a hue of 134°, 37% saturation and a brightness value of 41%.
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.

Hex #42684B Color Codes

Color NameGray-Asparagus
RGB Values(66, 104, 75)
CMYK Values(37%, 0%, 28%, 59%)
HSV/HSB Values(134°, 37%, 41%)
Closest Web Safe#336633
Inverse Color#BD97B4 [Pastel Purple]
Closest Pantone®7743 C
Closest RAL6010 [Grass green]
Complementary Color#68425F [Halayà Úbe]
#42684B Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#525252
Weighted Average (Most Common)#595959
Weighted Average (Luma)#5E5E5E
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#9E9E9E

Hex #42684B Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 42684B. Complementary color is 68425F

Complementary Palette

The complement of #42684B is #68425F which is called Halayà Úbe. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #42684B color is offered by #68425F. 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 (42684B, 42685E and 4C6842)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #42684B are #42685E and #4C6842, called Deep Space Sparkle and Gray-Asparagus, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #42684B 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.

Split Complementary color palette with (42684B, 5E4268 and 68424C)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #42684B are #5E4268 (English Violet) and #68424C (Deep Tuscan Red). 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 (42684B, 4B4268 and 684B42)

Triadic Palette

#42684B triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #4B4268 (Independence) and #684B42 (Rose Ebony) along with #42684B, 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.

Tetradic color palette with (42684B, 4B4268, 68425F and 5F6842)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #42684B has #4B4268 (Independence), #68425F (Halayà Úbe) and #5F6842 (Ebony). 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.

Square color palette with (42684B, 424C68, 68425F and 685E42)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #42684B contains #424C68 (Police Blue), #68425F (Halayà Úbe) and #685E42 (Quincy). 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

Hex #42684B Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #42684B 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.

#42684B Color Patterns

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    Gray-Asparagus Gingham Checks

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    Gray-Asparagus Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Gray-Asparagus Polka Dots Pattern

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    Gray-Asparagus Honeycomb Pattern

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    Gray-Asparagus Leaves Pattern

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    Gray-Asparagus Houndstooth Pattern

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    Gray-Asparagus Trellis Pattern

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    Gray-Asparagus Plaid Pattern

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.