Shocking Green

HEX #55FF33 / RGB (85, 255, 51)

Green sparks

What is Shocking Green Color?

Shocking Green (Hex code: 55FF33) Thumbnail

Shocking Green has the hex code #55FF33. The equivalent RGB values are (85, 255, 51), which means it is composed of 22% red, 65% green and 13% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:67 M:0 Y:80 K:0. In the HSV/HSB scale, Shocking Green has a hue of 110°, 80% saturation and a brightness value of 100%.
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.

Shocking green is a bright and strong yellowish green color that can be applied to web pages with HTML and/or CSS via the hex, RGB, CMYK or HSB codes.

Shocking Green Color Codes

Hex Code#55FF33
RGB Values(85, 255, 51)
CMYK Values(67%, 0%, 80%, 0%)
HSV/HSB Values(110°, 80%, 100%)
Closest Web Safe#66FF33
Inverse Color#AA00CC [Purple (Munsell)]
Closest Pantone®802 C
Closest RAL6018 [Yellow green]
Complementary Color#DD33FF [Phlox]
Shocking Green Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#828282
Weighted Average (Most Common)#B6B6B6
Weighted Average (Luma)#CCCCCC
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#E0E0E0

Shocking Green Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 55FF33. Complementary color is DD33FF

Complementary Palette

The complement of Shocking Green is Phlox with the hex code #DD33FF. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #55FF33 color is offered by #DD33FF. 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 (55FF33, 33FF77 and BBFF33)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Shocking Green (#55FF33) are UFO Green (#33FF77) and Green-Yellow (#BBFF33). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Shocking 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 (55FF33, 7733FF and FF33BB)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Shocking Green (#55FF33) are #7733FF (Blue-Violet) and #FF33BB (Razzle Dazzle Rose). 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 (55FF33, 3355FF and FF3355)

Triadic Palette

Shocking Green triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #3355FF (Ultramarine Blue) and #FF3355 (Sizzling Red) along with #55FF33 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 (55FF33, 3355FF, DD33FF and FFDD33)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Shocking Green has four colors - #3355FF (Ultramarine Blue), #DD33FF (Phlox) and #FFDD33 (Banana Yellow) in addition to the base color (#55FF33). 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 (55FF33, 33BBFF, DD33FF and FF7733)

Square Palette

Shocking Green square color palette has #33BBFF (Picton Blue), #DD33FF (Phlox) and #FF7733 (Orange (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.

Rainbow color

Shocking Green Color Rainbow Palette

Our Shocking 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 Shocking Green Color


  • Transparent 77FF5C#77FF5C
  • Transparent 88FF70#88FF70
  • Transparent 99FF85#99FF85
  • Transparent AAFF99#AAFF99
  • Transparent BBFFAD#BBFFAD
  • Transparent CCFFC2#CCFFC2
  • Transparent DDFFD6#DDFFD6
  • Transparent EEFFEB#EEFFEB


  • Transparent 5EE642#5EE642
  • Transparent 62D94A#62D94A
  • Transparent 66CC52#66CC52
  • Transparent 6BC05A#6BC05A
  • Transparent 6FB361#6FB361
  • Transparent 73A669#73A669
  • Transparent 779971#779971
  • Transparent 7C8D78#7C8D78


  • Transparent 44CC29#44CC29
  • Transparent 3CB324#3CB324
  • Transparent 33991F#33991F
  • Transparent 2B801A#2B801A
  • Transparent 226614#226614
  • Transparent 1A4D0F#1A4D0F
  • Transparent 11330A#11330A
  • Transparent 091A05#091A05

Shocking Green Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Shocking Green Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Shocking Green Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Shocking Green Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Shocking Green Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Shocking Green Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Shocking Green Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Shocking Green Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Shocking Green Plaid Pattern

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