#6B9D2A Hex Code

Color Name: Olive Drab (#3)

What is hex #6B9D2A Color?

Olive Drab (#3) (Hex code: 6B9D2A) Thumbnail

The color name of hex code #6B9D2A is Olive Drab (#3). The RGB values are (107, 157, 42) which means it is composed of 35% red, 51% green and 14% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:32 M:0 Y:73 K:38. In the HSV/HSB scale, #6B9D2A has a hue of 86°, 73% saturation and a brightness value of 62%.
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 #6B9D2A Color Codes

Color NameOlive Drab (#3)
RGB Values(107, 157, 42)
CMYK Values(32%, 0%, 73%, 38%)
HSV/HSB Values(86°, 73%, 62%)
Closest Web Safe#669933
Inverse Color#9462D5 [Amethyst]
Closest Pantone®7737 C
Closest RAL6018 [Yellow green]
Complementary Color#5C2A9D [Rebecca Purple]
#6B9D2A Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#666666
Weighted Average (Most Common)#818181
Weighted Average (Luma)#8A8A8A
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#BCBCBC

Hex #6B9D2A Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 6B9D2A. Complementary color is 5C2A9D

Complementary Palette

The complement of #6B9D2A is #5C2A9D which is called Rebecca Purple. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #6B9D2A color is offered by #5C2A9D. 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 (6B9D2A, 329D2A and 9D962A)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #6B9D2A are #329D2A and #9D962A, called Slimy Green and Citron, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #6B9D2A 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 (6B9D2A, 2A329D and 962A9D)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #6B9D2A are #2A329D (Blue (Pigment)) and #962A9D (Cadmium 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 (6B9D2A, 2A6B9D and 9D2A6B)

Triadic Palette

#6B9D2A triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #2A6B9D (Lapis Lazuli) and #9D2A6B (Amaranth Deep Purple) along with #6B9D2A, 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 (6B9D2A, 2A6B9D, 5C2A9D and 9D5C2A)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #6B9D2A has #2A6B9D (Lapis Lazuli), #5C2A9D (Rebecca Purple) and #9D5C2A (Coconut). 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 (6B9D2A, 2A9D96, 5C2A9D and 9D2A32)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #6B9D2A contains #2A9D96 (Zomp), #5C2A9D (Rebecca Purple) and #9D2A32 (Japanese Carmine). 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 #6B9D2A Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #6B9D2A 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.

Shades of Olive Drab (#3) Color


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#6B9D2A Color Patterns

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    Olive Drab (#3) Gingham Checks

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    Olive Drab (#3) Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Olive Drab (#3) Polka Dots Pattern

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    Olive Drab (#3) Honeycomb Pattern

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    Olive Drab (#3) Leaves Pattern

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    Olive Drab (#3) Houndstooth Pattern

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    Olive Drab (#3) Trellis Pattern

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    Olive Drab (#3) 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.