Pale Lime Yellow

HEX #DFE69F / RGB (223, 230, 159)

Slice of small lime

What is Pale Lime Yellow Color?

Pale Lime Yellow (Hex code: DFE69F) Thumbnail

Pale lime yellow is a Pantone® color and comes from their Textile Cotton eXtended color list where it is numbered 12-0520 TCX. The CMYK values have not been specified by Pantone and the ones listed on this page have been calculated from the hexadecimal color code.

For HTML, CSS and web/digital applications, use the hex, RGB, CMYK or HSB color codes.

Pale Lime Yellow Color Codes

Hex Code#DFE69F
RGB Values(223, 230, 159)
CMYK Values(3%, 0%, 31%, 10%)
HSV/HSB Values(66°, 31%, 90%)
Closest Web Safe#CCFF99
Inverse Color#201960 [Space Cadet]
Closest RAL1015 [Light ivory]
Complementary Color#A69FE6 [Maximum Blue Purple]
Pale Lime Yellow Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#CCCCCC
Weighted Average (Most Common)#DCDCDC
Weighted Average (Luma)#DFDFDF
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#E9E9E9

Pale Lime Yellow Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of DFE69F. Complementary color is A69FE6

Complementary Palette

The complement of Pale Lime Yellow is Maximum Blue Purple with the hex code #A69FE6. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #DFE69F color is offered by #A69FE6. 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 (DFE69F, BCE69F and E6CA9F)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Pale Lime Yellow (#DFE69F) are Menthol (#BCE69F) and Desert Sand (#E6CA9F). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Pale Lime 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.

Split Complementary color palette with (DFE69F, 9FBCE6 and CA9FE6)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Pale Lime Yellow (#DFE69F) are #9FBCE6 (Pale Cerulean) and #CA9FE6 (Bright Ube). 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 (DFE69F, 9FDFE6 and E69FDF)

Triadic Palette

Pale Lime Yellow triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #9FDFE6 (Non-Photo Blue) and #E69FDF (Medium Lavender Magenta) along with #DFE69F 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 (DFE69F, 9FDFE6, A69FE6 and E6A69F)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Pale Lime Yellow has four colors - #9FDFE6 (Non-Photo Blue), #A69FE6 (Maximum Blue Purple) and #E6A69F (Pastel Pink) in addition to the base color (#DFE69F). 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 (DFE69F, 9FE6CA, A69FE6 and E69FBC)

Square Palette

Pale Lime Yellow square color palette has #9FE6CA (Sea Foam Green), #A69FE6 (Maximum Blue Purple) and #E69FBC (Kobi). 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

Pale Lime Yellow Color Rainbow Palette

Our Pale Lime 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.

Tints, Tones & Shades of Pale Lime Yellow Color


  • Transparent E5EBB2#E5EBB2
  • Transparent E9EEBC#E9EEBC
  • Transparent ECF0C5#ECF0C5
  • Transparent EFF3CF#EFF3CF
  • Transparent F2F5D9#F2F5D9
  • Transparent F5F8E2#F5F8E2
  • Transparent F9FAEC#F9FAEC
  • Transparent FCFDF5#FCFDF5


  • Transparent CCD299#CCD299
  • Transparent C3C796#C3C796
  • Transparent B9BD93#B9BD93
  • Transparent B0B390#B0B390
  • Transparent A6A98C#A6A98C
  • Transparent 9D9F89#9D9F89
  • Transparent 939486#939486
  • Transparent 8A8A83#8A8A83


  • Transparent B2B87F#B2B87F
  • Transparent 9CA16F#9CA16F
  • Transparent 868A5F#868A5F
  • Transparent 707350#707350
  • Transparent 595C40#595C40
  • Transparent 434530#434530
  • Transparent 2D2E20#2D2E20
  • Transparent 161710#161710

Pale Lime Yellow Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Pale Lime Yellow Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Pale Lime Yellow Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pale Lime Yellow Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pale Lime Yellow Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pale Lime Yellow Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pale Lime Yellow Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pale Lime Yellow Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pale Lime Yellow Plaid Pattern

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