#9CC36D Hex Code

Color Name: Pistachio

What is hex #9CC36D Color?

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The color name of hex code #9CC36D is Pistachio. The RGB values are (156, 195, 109) which means it is composed of 34% red, 42% green and 24% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:20 M:0 Y:44 K:24. In the HSV/HSB scale, #9CC36D has a hue of 87°, 44% saturation and a brightness value of 76%.
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 #9CC36D Color Codes

Color NamePistachio
RGB Values(156, 195, 109)
CMYK Values(20%, 0%, 44%, 24%)
HSV/HSB Values(87°, 44%, 76%)
Closest Web Safe#99CC66
Inverse Color#633C92 [Rebecca Purple]
Closest Pantone®577 C
Closest RAL6021 [Pale green]
Complementary Color#946DC3 [Middle Blue Purple]
#9CC36D Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#999999
Desaturated#989898
Weighted Average (Most Common)#AEAEAE
Weighted Average (Luma)#B4B4B4
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D4D4D4

Hex #9CC36D Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 9CC36D. Complementary color is 946DC3

Complementary Palette

The complement of #9CC36D is #946DC3 which is called Middle Blue Purple. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #9CC36D color is offered by #946DC3. 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 (9CC36D, 71C36D and C3BF6D)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #9CC36D are #71C36D and #C3BF6D, called Mantis and Dark Khaki, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #9CC36D 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 (9CC36D, 6D71C3 and BF6DC3)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #9CC36D are #6D71C3 (Toolbox) and #BF6DC3 (Rich Lilac). 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 (9CC36D, 6D9CC3 and C36D9C)

Triadic Palette

#9CC36D triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #6D9CC3 (Cerulean Frost) and #C36D9C (Pearly Purple) along with #9CC36D, 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 (9CC36D, 6D9CC3, 946DC3 and C3946D)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #9CC36D has #6D9CC3 (Cerulean Frost), #946DC3 (Middle Blue Purple) and #C3946D (Camel). 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 (9CC36D, 6DC3BF, 946DC3 and C36D71)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #9CC36D contains #6DC3BF (Moonstone Blue), #946DC3 (Middle Blue Purple) and #C36D71 (Rose Gold). 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 #9CC36D Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #9CC36D 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.

#9CC36D Color Patterns

  • gingham-checks-pattern - 9CC36D

    Pistachio gingham checks pattern

  • vertical-stripes-pattern - 9CC36D

    Pistachio vertical stripes pattern

  • polka-dots-pattern - 9CC36D

    Pistachio polka dots pattern

  • honeycomb-pattern - 9CC36D

    Pistachio honeycomb pattern

  • leaves-pattern - 9CC36D

    Pistachio leaves pattern

  • houndstooth-pattern - 9CC36D

    Pistachio houndstooth pattern

  • trellis-pattern - 9CC36D

    Pistachio trellis pattern

  • plaid-pattern - 9CC36D

    Pistachio 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.