Laurel Green

HEX #A9BA9D / RGB (169, 186, 157)

Laurel wreath Bay

What is Laurel Green Color?

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Laurel Green has the hex code #A9BA9D. The equivalent RGB values are (169, 186, 157), which means it is composed of 33% red, 36% green and 31% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:9 M:0 Y:16 K:27. In the HSV/HSB scale, Laurel Green has a hue of 95°, 16% 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.

A pale dullish green color, Laurel Green can be used in HTML and CSS with its hex, RGB, HSB or CMYK values. The color was named after laurel wreaths.

Laurel Green Color Codes

Hex Code#A9BA9D
RGB Values(169, 186, 157)
CMYK Values(9%, 0%, 16%, 27%)
HSV/HSB Values(95°, 16%, 73%)
Closest Web Safe#99CC99
Inverse Color#564562 [English Violet]
Closest Pantone®5645 C
Closest RAL7032 [Pebble grey]
Complementary Color#AE9DBA [Pastel Purple]
Laurel Green Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#ABABAB
Weighted Average (Most Common)#B2B2B2
Weighted Average (Luma)#B4B4B4
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D4D4D4

Laurel Green Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of A9BA9D. Complementary color is AE9DBA

Complementary Palette

The complement of Laurel Green is Pastel Purple with the hex code #AE9DBA. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #A9BA9D color is offered by #AE9DBA. 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 (A9BA9D, 9DBAA0 and B8BA9D)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Laurel Green (#A9BA9D) are Laurel Green (#9DBAA0) and Laurel Green (#B8BA9D). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Laurel 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.

Split Complementary color palette with (A9BA9D, A09DBA and BA9DB8)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Laurel Green (#A9BA9D) are #A09DBA (Glossy Grape) and #BA9DB8 (Pastel Purple). 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 (A9BA9D, 9DA9BA and BA9DA9)

Triadic Palette

Laurel Green triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #9DA9BA (Cadet Grey) and #BA9DA9 (Lilac Luster) along with #A9BA9D 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 (A9BA9D, 9DA9BA, AE9DBA and BAAE9D)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Laurel Green has four colors - #9DA9BA (Cadet Grey), #AE9DBA (Pastel Purple) and #BAAE9D (Khaki (HTML/CSS)) in addition to the base color (#A9BA9D). 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.

Square color palette with (A9BA9D, 9DB8BA, AE9DBA and BAA09D)

Square Palette

Laurel Green square color palette has #9DB8BA (Opal), #AE9DBA (Pastel Purple) and #BAA09D (Tuscany). 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

Laurel Green Color Rainbow Palette

Our Laurel 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.

Tints, Tones & Shades of Laurel Green Color


  • Transparent BAC8B1#BAC8B1
  • Transparent C3CFBA#C3CFBA
  • Transparent CBD6C4#CBD6C4
  • Transparent D4DDCE#D4DDCE
  • Transparent DDE3D8#DDE3D8
  • Transparent E5EAE2#E5EAE2
  • Transparent EEF1EB#EEF1EB
  • Transparent F6F8F5#F6F8F5


  • Transparent A1AE97#A1AE97
  • Transparent 9DA994#9DA994
  • Transparent 99A391#99A391
  • Transparent 959D8F#959D8F
  • Transparent 90978C#90978C
  • Transparent 8C9189#8C9189
  • Transparent 888C86#888C86
  • Transparent 848683#848683


  • Transparent 87957E#87957E
  • Transparent 76826E#76826E
  • Transparent 65705E#65705E
  • Transparent 555D4F#555D4F
  • Transparent 444A3F#444A3F
  • Transparent 33382F#33382F
  • Transparent 22251F#22251F
  • Transparent 111310#111310

Laurel Green Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Laurel Green Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Laurel Green Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Laurel Green Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Laurel Green Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Laurel Green Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Laurel Green Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Laurel Green Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Laurel Green Plaid Pattern

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