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Iris Green Color

HEX #A2B978 / RGB (162, 185, 120)

Green iris of human eye

What is Iris Green Color?

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Iris Green has the hex code #A2B978. The equivalent RGB values are (162, 185, 120), which means it is composed of 35% red, 40% green and 26% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:12 M:0 Y:35 K:28. In the HSV/HSB scale, Iris Green has a hue of 81°, 35% saturation and a brightness value of 73%.
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.

Iris Green color is not included in the web list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, Iris Green can be applied to web pages with its hex code, RGB and/or HSL values. Please note that the CMYK numbers listed on this page have been derived from the hexadecimal code using known formulae and are only approximates.

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Iris Green Color Codes

Hex Code#A2B978
RGB Values(162, 185, 120)
CMYK Values(12%, 0%, 35%, 28%)
HSV/HSB Values(81°, 35%, 73%)
Closest Web Safe#99CC66
Inverse Color#5D4687 [Cyber Grape]
Closest Pantone®577 C
Closest RAL6021 [Pale green]
Complementary Color#8F78B9 [Purple Mountain Majesty]
Iris Green Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#9C9C9C
Weighted Average (Most Common)#ABABAB
Weighted Average (Luma)#AFAFAF
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D1D1D1

Iris Green Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of A2B978. Complementary color is 8F78B9

Complementary Palette

The complement of Iris Green is Purple Mountain Majesty with the hex code #8F78B9. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #A2B978 color is offered by #8F78B9. 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.

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Analogous color palette with (A2B978, 82B978 and B9B078)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Iris Green (#A2B978) are Iguana Green (#82B978) and Misty Moss (#B9B078). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Iris Green with a 30° separation on either side. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

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Split Complementary color palette with (A2B978, 7882B9 and B078B9)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Iris Green (#A2B978) are #7882B9 (Ube) and #B078B9 (African 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.

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Triadic color palette with (A2B978, 78A2B9 and B978A2)

Triadic Palette

Iris Green triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #78A2B9 (Air Superiority Blue) and #B978A2 (Opera Mauve) along with #A2B978 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

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Tetradic color palette with (A2B978, 78A2B9, 8F78B9 and B98F78)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Iris Green has four colors - #78A2B9 (Air Superiority Blue), #8F78B9 (Purple Mountain Majesty) and #B98F78 (Pale Taupe) in addition to the base color (#A2B978). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors slightly to achieve desired results.

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Square color palette with (A2B978, 78B9B0, 8F78B9 and B97882)

Square Palette

Iris Green square color palette has #78B9B0 (Green Sheen), #8F78B9 (Purple Mountain Majesty) and #B97882 (Turkish Rose). 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.

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Rainbow color

Iris Green Color Rainbow Palette

Our Iris Green rainbow color palette is based on the RGB 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Iris Green Color


  • Transparent B5C793B5C793
  • Transparent BECEA1BECEA1
  • Transparent C7D5AEC7D5AE
  • Transparent D1DCBCD1DCBC
  • Transparent DAE3C9DAE3C9
  • Transparent E3EAD7E3EAD7
  • Transparent ECF1E4ECF1E4
  • Transparent F6F8F2F6F8F2


  • Transparent 9BAE7A9BAE7A
  • Transparent 98A87A98A87A
  • Transparent 94A27B94A27B
  • Transparent 919D7C919D7C
  • Transparent 8E977D8E977D
  • Transparent 8A917E8A917E
  • Transparent 878B7E878B7E
  • Transparent 83867F83867F


  • Transparent 829460829460
  • Transparent 718254718254
  • Transparent 616F48616F48
  • Transparent 515D3C515D3C
  • Transparent 414A30414A30
  • Transparent 313824313824
  • Transparent 202518202518
  • Transparent 10130C10130C

Iris Green Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Iris Green Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Iris Green Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Iris Green Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Iris Green Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Iris Green Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Iris Green Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Iris Green Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Iris Green Plaid Pattern

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