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Olive Green Color

HEX #81864A / RGB (129, 134, 74)

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What is Olive Green Color?

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Olive Green has the hex code #81864A. The equivalent RGB values are (129, 134, 74), which means it is composed of 38% red, 40% green and 22% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:4 M:0 Y:45 K:48. In the HSV/HSB scale, Olive Green has a hue of 65°, 45% saturation and a brightness value of 53%.
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.

Olive Green is not part of the web colors list and, therefore, cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. The best way to apply the color to a web page is to put in its hex, RGB or HSL values. Please also note that the olive green CMYK numbers mentioned on this page are only approximations and have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae.

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Olive Green Color Codes

Hex Code#81864A
RGB Values(129, 134, 74)
CMYK Values(4%, 0%, 45%, 48%)
HSV/HSB Values(65°, 45%, 53%)
Closest Web Safe#999933
Inverse Color#7E79B5 [Ube]
Closest Pantone®5767 C
Closest RAL6013 [Reed green]
Complementary Color#4F4A86 [Purple Navy]
Olive Green Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#707070
Weighted Average (Most Common)#7E7E7E
Weighted Average (Luma)#818181
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#B6B6B6

Olive Green Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 81864A. Complementary color is 4F4A86

Complementary Palette

The complement of Olive Green is Purple Navy with the hex code #4F4A86. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #81864A color is offered by #4F4A86. 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 (81864A, 63864A and 866D4A)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Olive Green (#81864A) are Axolotl (#63864A) and French Bistre (#866D4A). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Olive 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 (81864A, 4A6386 and 6D4A86)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Olive Green (#81864A) are #4A6386 (Dark Electric Blue) and #6D4A86 (Dark Lavender). 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 (81864A, 4A8186 and 864A81)

Triadic Palette

Olive Green triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #4A8186 (Jelly Bean Blue) and #864A81 (Razzmic Berry) along with #81864A 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 (81864A, 4A8186, 4F4A86 and 864F4A)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Olive Green has four colors - #4A8186 (Jelly Bean Blue), #4F4A86 (Purple Navy) and #864F4A (Tuscan Red) in addition to the base color (#81864A). 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 (81864A, 4A866D, 4F4A86 and 864A63)

Square Palette

Olive Green square color palette has #4A866D (Deep Aquamarine), #4F4A86 (Purple Navy) and #864A63 (Twilight Lavender). 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

Olive Green Color Rainbow Palette

Our Olive 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 Olive Green Color


  • Transparent 9A9E6E9A9E6E
  • Transparent A7AA80A7AA80
  • Transparent B3B692B3B692
  • Transparent C0C3A5C0C3A5
  • Transparent CDCFB7CDCFB7
  • Transparent D9DBC9D9DBC9
  • Transparent E6E7DBE6E7DB
  • Transparent F2F3EDF2F3ED


  • Transparent 818555818555
  • Transparent 81845A81845A
  • Transparent 818460818460
  • Transparent 818365818365
  • Transparent 80826A80826A
  • Transparent 808270808270
  • Transparent 808175808175
  • Transparent 80817B80817B


  • Transparent 676B3B676B3B
  • Transparent 5A5E345A5E34
  • Transparent 4D502C4D502C
  • Transparent 414325414325
  • Transparent 34361E34361E
  • Transparent 272816272816
  • Transparent 1A1B0F1A1B0F
  • Transparent 0D0D070D0D07

Olive Green Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Olive Green Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Olive Green Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Olive Green Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Olive Green Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Olive Green Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Olive Green Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Olive Green Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Olive Green Plaid Pattern

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