HEX #D3E173 / RGB (211, 225, 115)

What is Lime CMYK Color?

Lime CMYK (Hex code: D3E173) Thumbnail

Lime in the CMYK color model has the values (20, 0, 70, 0) which means it has 20 of cyan, 70 of yellow and 0 of magenta and black. This translates to an approximate hex code #D3E173 and RGB values of (211, 225, 115). The CMYK system is the foundation of color printing technology that runs both large industrial and small desktop printers. Colors are created using only four inks - cyan (C), magenta (M), yellow (Y) and black (K).

NOTE: The lime (CMYK) hex color code mentioned on this page is just an approximation. CMYK model is for print media while hexadecimal color codes and the equivalent RGB values are for screen. The two can seldom be converted correctly.

Lime CMYK Color Codes

Hex Code#D3E173
RGB Values(211, 225, 115)
HSV/HSB Values(68°, 49%, 88%)
Closest Web Safe#CCCC66
Inverse Color#2C1E8C [Cosmic Cobalt]
Closest Pantone®585 C
Closest RAL1000 [Green beige]
Complementary Color#8173E1 [Medium Slate Blue]
Lime CMYK Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#B8B8B8
Weighted Average (Most Common)#D1D1D1
Weighted Average (Luma)#D6D6D6
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#E4E4E4

Lime CMYK Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of D3E173. Complementary color is 8173E1

Complementary Palette

The complement of Lime CMYK is Medium Slate Blue with the hex code #8173E1. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #D3E173 color is offered by #8173E1. 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 (D3E173, 9CE173 and E1B873)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Lime CMYK (#D3E173) are Pistachio (#9CE173) and Middle Yellow Red (#E1B873). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Lime CMYK 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 (D3E173, 739CE1 and B873E1)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Lime CMYK (#D3E173) are #739CE1 (Little Boy Blue) and #B873E1 (Lavender (Floral)). 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 (D3E173, 73D3E1 and E173D3)

Triadic Palette

Lime CMYK triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #73D3E1 (Sky Blue (Crayola)) and #E173D3 (Orchid) along with #D3E173 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 (D3E173, 73D3E1, 8173E1 and E18173)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Lime CMYK has four colors - #73D3E1 (Sky Blue (Crayola)), #8173E1 (Medium Slate Blue) and #E18173 (Middle Red) in addition to the base color (#D3E173). 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 (D3E173, 73E1B8, 8173E1 and E1739C)

Square Palette

Lime CMYK square color palette has #73E1B8 (Medium Aquamarine), #8173E1 (Medium Slate Blue) and #E1739C (Chinese Pink). 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

Lime CMYK Color Rainbow Palette

Our Lime CMYK 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 Lime CMYK Color


  • Transparent DCE78F#DCE78F
  • Transparent E0EA9D#E0EA9D
  • Transparent E5EDAB#E5EDAB
  • Transparent E9F0B9#E9F0B9
  • Transparent EDF3C7#EDF3C7
  • Transparent F2F6D5#F2F6D5
  • Transparent F6F9E3#F6F9E3
  • Transparent FBFCF1#FBFCF1


  • Transparent C2CE76#C2CE76
  • Transparent BAC477#BAC477
  • Transparent B2BA78#B2BA78
  • Transparent AAB17A#AAB17A
  • Transparent A1A77B#A1A77B
  • Transparent 999D7C#999D7C
  • Transparent 91937D#91937D
  • Transparent 888A7F#888A7F


  • Transparent A9B45C#A9B45C
  • Transparent 949E51#949E51
  • Transparent 7F8745#7F8745
  • Transparent 6A713A#6A713A
  • Transparent 545A2E#545A2E
  • Transparent 3F4423#3F4423
  • Transparent 2A2D17#2A2D17
  • Transparent 15170C#15170C

Lime CMYK Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Lime CMYK Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Lime CMYK Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Lime CMYK Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Lime CMYK Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Lime CMYK Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Lime CMYK Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Lime CMYK Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Lime CMYK Plaid Pattern