Sea Green

HEX #2E8B57 / RGB (46, 139, 87)

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What is Sea Green Color?

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Sea Green has the hex code #2E8B57. The equivalent RGB values are (46, 139, 87), which means it is composed of 17% red, 51% green and 32% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:67 M:0 Y:37 K:46. In the HSV/HSB scale, Sea Green has a hue of 146°, 67% saturation and a brightness value of 55%.
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.

Sea Green is included in the web colors list. It can therefore be used with its name, “SeaGreen” in HTML and CSS code.

Sea Green Color Codes

Hex Code#2E8B57
RGB Values(46, 139, 87)
CMYK Values(67%, 0%, 37%, 46%)
HSV/HSB Values(146°, 67%, 55%)
Closest Web Safe#339966
Inverse Color#D174A8 [Wild Orchid]
Closest Pantone®7731 C
Closest RAL6032 [Signal green]
Complementary Color#8B2E62 [Boysenberry]
Sea Green Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#5B5B5B
Weighted Average (Most Common)#696969
Weighted Average (Luma)#737373
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#ADADAD

Sea Green Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 2E8B57. Complementary color is 8B2E62

Complementary Palette

The complement of Sea Green is Boysenberry with the hex code #8B2E62. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #2E8B57 color is offered by #8B2E62. 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 (2E8B57, 2E8B86 and 338B2E)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Sea Green (#2E8B57) are Celadon Green (#2E8B86) and Forest Green (Web) (#338B2E). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Sea 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 (2E8B57, 862E8B and 8B2E34)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Sea Green (#2E8B57) are #862E8B (Cadmium Violet) and #8B2E34 (Red-Violet (Color Wheel)). 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 (2E8B57, 572E8B and 8B572E)

Triadic Palette

Sea Green triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #572E8B (KSU Purple) and #8B572E (Milk Chocolate) along with #2E8B57 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 (2E8B57, 572E8B, 8B2E62 and 628B2E)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Sea Green has four colors - #572E8B (KSU Purple), #8B2E62 (Boysenberry) and #628B2E (Maximum Green) in addition to the base color (#2E8B57). 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 (2E8B57, 2E348B, 8B2E62 and 8B862E)

Square Palette

Sea Green square color palette has #2E348B (Cosmic Cobalt), #8B2E62 (Boysenberry) and #8B862E (Old Moss Green). 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

Sea Green Color Rainbow Palette

Our Sea 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 Sea Green Color


  • Transparent 58A279#58A279
  • Transparent 6DAE89#6DAE89
  • Transparent 82B99A#82B99A
  • Transparent 97C5AB#97C5AB
  • Transparent ABD1BC#ABD1BC
  • Transparent C0DCCD#C0DCCD
  • Transparent D5E8DD#D5E8DD
  • Transparent EAF3EE#EAF3EE


  • Transparent 3E895F#3E895F
  • Transparent 478863#478863
  • Transparent 4F8767#4F8767
  • Transparent 57866C#57866C
  • Transparent 5F8470#5F8470
  • Transparent 678374#678374
  • Transparent 708278#708278
  • Transparent 78817C#78817C


  • Transparent 256F46#256F46
  • Transparent 20613D#20613D
  • Transparent 1C5334#1C5334
  • Transparent 17462C#17462C
  • Transparent 123823#123823
  • Transparent 0E2A1A#0E2A1A
  • Transparent 091C11#091C11
  • Transparent 050E09#050E09

Sea Green Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Sea Green Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Sea Green Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sea Green Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sea Green Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sea Green Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sea Green Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sea Green Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sea Green Plaid Pattern

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