#556D00 Hex Code

Color Name: Avocado

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What is hex #556D00 Color?

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The color name of hex code #556D00 is Avocado. The RGB values are (85, 109, 0) which means it is composed of 44% red, 56% green and 0% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:22 M:0 Y:100 K:57. In the HSV/HSB scale, #556D00 has a hue of 73°, 100% saturation and a brightness value of 43%.
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 #556D00 Color Codes

Color NameAvocado
RGB Values(85, 109, 0)
CMYK Values(22%, 0%, 100%, 57%)
HSV/HSB Values(73°, 100%, 43%)
Closest Web Safe#666600
Inverse Color#AA92FF [Bright Lavender]
Closest Pantone®378 C
Closest RAL8008 [Olive brown]
Complementary Color#18006D [Deep Violet]
#556D00 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#414141
Desaturated#373737
Weighted Average (Most Common)#5A5A5A
Weighted Average (Luma)#606060
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#A0A0A0

Hex #556D00 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 556D00. Complementary color is 18006D

Complementary Palette

The complement of #556D00 is #18006D which is called Deep Violet. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #556D00 color is offered by #18006D. 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 (556D00, 1F6D00 and 6D4F00)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #556D00 are #1F6D00 and #6D4F00, called Metallic Green and Violin Brown, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #556D00 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 (556D00, 001F6D and 4E006D)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #556D00 are #001F6D (Catalina Blue) and #4E006D (Indigo). 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 (556D00, 00556D and 6D0055)

Triadic Palette

#556D00 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #00556D (Dark Cerulean) and #6D0055 (Imperial Purple) along with #556D00, 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 (556D00, 00556D, 18006D and 6D1800)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #556D00 has #00556D (Dark Cerulean), #18006D (Deep Violet) and #6D1800 (Kenyan Copper). 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 (556D00, 006D4F, 18006D and 6D001F)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #556D00 contains #006D4F (Bangladesh Green), #18006D (Deep Violet) and #6D001F (Burgundy). 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 #556D00 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #556D00 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.

#556D00 Color Patterns

  • gingham-checks-pattern - 556D00

    Avocado gingham checks pattern

  • vertical-stripes-pattern - 556D00

    Avocado vertical stripes pattern

  • polka-dots-pattern - 556D00

    Avocado polka dots pattern

  • honeycomb-pattern - 556D00

    Avocado honeycomb pattern

  • leaves-pattern - 556D00

    Avocado leaves pattern

  • houndstooth-pattern - 556D00

    Avocado houndstooth pattern

  • trellis-pattern - 556D00

    Avocado trellis pattern

  • plaid-pattern - 556D00

    Avocado 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.