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Leaf Yellow Color

HEX #E9D79E / RGB (233, 215, 158)

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What is Leaf Yellow Color?

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Leaf Yellow has the hex code #E9D79E. The equivalent RGB values are (233, 215, 158), which means it is composed of 38% red, 35% green and 26% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:8 Y:32 K:9. In the HSV/HSB scale, Leaf Yellow has a hue of 46°, 32% saturation and a brightness value of 91%.
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.

Leaf Yellow is an RAL Design color with the number 095 85 30. Different from the Classic list, the RAL Design catalogue specifies colors for interiors. RAL is a well-known color matching system used in several European countries including Germany, France, Italy and the UK.

Leaf Yellow hex code is #E9D79E with equivalent RGB (233, 215, 158). You can use these along with HSL values in HTML and CSS code to display the color on web pages. Please also note that the CMYK values and the corresponding Pantone (PMS) number mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code and are only approximations.

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Leaf Yellow Color Codes

Hex Code#E9D79E
RGB Values(233, 215, 158)
CMYK Values(0%, 8%, 32%, 9%)
HSV/HSB Values(46°, 32%, 91%)
Closest Web Safe#FFCC99
Inverse Color#162861 [Indigo (Rainbow)]
Closest Pantone®7402 C
Closest RAL1015 [Light ivory]
Complementary Color#9EB0E9 [Maximum Blue Purple]
Leaf Yellow Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#CACACA
Weighted Average (Most Common)#D6D6D6
Weighted Average (Luma)#D7D7D7
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#E5E5E5

Leaf Yellow Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of E9D79E. Complementary color is 9EB0E9

Complementary Palette

The complement of Leaf Yellow is Maximum Blue Purple with the hex code #9EB0E9. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #E9D79E color is offered by #9EB0E9. 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 (E9D79E, D6E99E and E9B29E)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Leaf Yellow (#E9D79E) are Menthol (#D6E99E) and Pastel Pink (#E9B29E). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Leaf Yellow 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 (E9D79E, 9ED6E9 and B29EE9)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Leaf Yellow (#E9D79E) are #9ED6E9 (Non-Photo Blue) and #B29EE9 (Maximum Blue 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.

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Triadic color palette with (E9D79E, 9EE9D7 and D79EE9)

Triadic Palette

Leaf Yellow triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #9EE9D7 (Pale Robin Egg Blue) and #D79EE9 (Bright Ube) along with #E9D79E 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 (E9D79E, 9EE9D7, 9EB0E9 and E99EB0)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Leaf Yellow has four colors - #9EE9D7 (Pale Robin Egg Blue), #9EB0E9 (Maximum Blue Purple) and #E99EB0 (Mauvelous) in addition to the base color (#E9D79E). 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 (E9D79E, 9EE9B2, 9EB0E9 and E99ED6)

Square Palette

Leaf Yellow square color palette has #9EE9B2 (Teal Deer), #9EB0E9 (Maximum Blue Purple) and #E99ED6 (Orchid (Crayola)). 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

Leaf Yellow Color Rainbow Palette

Our Leaf Yellow 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 Leaf Yellow Color


  • Transparent EDDFB1EDDFB1
  • Transparent F0E3BBF0E3BB
  • Transparent F2E7C5F2E7C5
  • Transparent F4EBCFF4EBCF
  • Transparent F6EFD8F6EFD8
  • Transparent F8F3E2F8F3E2
  • Transparent FBF7ECFBF7EC
  • Transparent FDFBF5FDFBF5


  • Transparent D4C698D4C698
  • Transparent CABD95CABD95
  • Transparent BFB492BFB492
  • Transparent B5AC8FB5AC8F
  • Transparent AAA38CAAA38C
  • Transparent A09A89A09A89
  • Transparent 959186959186
  • Transparent 8B89838B8983


  • Transparent BAAC7EBAAC7E
  • Transparent A3976FA3976F
  • Transparent 8C815F8C815F
  • Transparent 756C4F756C4F
  • Transparent 5D563F5D563F
  • Transparent 46412F46412F
  • Transparent 2F2B202F2B20
  • Transparent 171610171610

Leaf Yellow Color Patterns

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    Leaf Yellow Gingham Checks

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    Leaf Yellow Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Leaf Yellow Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Leaf Yellow Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Leaf Yellow Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Leaf Yellow Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Leaf Yellow Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Leaf Yellow Plaid Pattern

Leaf Yellow Color Interior Ideas

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