Search Colors

Silver Fern Color

HEX #BBAA7E / RGB (187, 170, 126)

Fern leaf

What is Silver Fern Color?

Silver Fern (Hex code: BBAA7E) Thumbnail

Included in the Pantone Textile Cotton eXtended list with the PMS number 15-0719 TCX, Silver Fern color hex code is #BBAA7E with RGB equivalent (187, 170, 126). It is not a web color and, hence, cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS. However, Silver Fern can be applied to web pages with its HSL, RGB or the hex color code.
Please note that Pantone has not provided the CMYK values for the color. The RAL and CMYK numbers listed on this page have been calculated from the hex code using known formulae and are only approximates.

Download Silver Fern Solid Color Background

Silver Fern Color Codes

Hex Code#BBAA7E
RGB Values(187, 170, 126)
CMYK Values(0%, 9%, 33%, 27%)
HSV/HSB Values(43°, 33%, 73%)
Closest Web Safe#CC9966
Inverse Color#445581 [Purple Navy]
Pantone®15-0719 TCX
Closest RAL1001 [Beige]
Complementary Color#7E8FBB [Weldon Blue]
Silver Fern Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#A1A1A1
Weighted Average (Most Common)#AAAAAA
Weighted Average (Luma)#AAAAAA
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#CECECE

Silver Fern Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of BBAA7E. Complementary color is 7E8FBB

Complementary Palette

The complement of Silver Fern is Weldon Blue with the hex code #7E8FBB. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #BBAA7E color is offered by #7E8FBB. 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 (BBAA7E, AEBB7E and BB8C7E)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Silver Fern (#BBAA7E) are Misty Moss (#AEBB7E) and Pale Taupe (#BB8C7E). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Silver Fern 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 (BBAA7E, 7EAEBB and 8C7EBB)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Silver Fern (#BBAA7E) are #7EAEBB (Moonstone Blue) and #8C7EBB (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 (BBAA7E, 7EBBAA and AA7EBB)

Triadic Palette

Silver Fern triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #7EBBAA (Green Sheen) and #AA7EBB (African Violet) along with #BBAA7E 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 (BBAA7E, 7EBBAA, 7E8FBB and BB7E8F)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Silver Fern has four colors - #7EBBAA (Green Sheen), #7E8FBB (Weldon Blue) and #BB7E8F (English Lavender) in addition to the base color (#BBAA7E). 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 (BBAA7E, 7EBB8C, 7E8FBB and BB7EAE)

Square Palette

Silver Fern square color palette has #7EBB8C (Dark Sea Green), #7E8FBB (Weldon Blue) and #BB7EAE (Opera Mauve). 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

Silver Fern Color Rainbow Palette

Our Silver Fern 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 Silver Fern Color


  • Transparent C9BB98C9BB98
  • Transparent CFC4A5CFC4A5
  • Transparent D6CCB2D6CCB2
  • Transparent DDD5BFDDD5BF
  • Transparent E4DDCBE4DDCB
  • Transparent EBE6D8EBE6D8
  • Transparent F1EEE5F1EEE5
  • Transparent F8F7F2F8F7F2


  • Transparent AFA27EAFA27E
  • Transparent A99D7FA99D7F
  • Transparent A3997FA3997F
  • Transparent 9E957F9E957F
  • Transparent 98917F98917F
  • Transparent 928D7F928D7F
  • Transparent 8C88808C8880
  • Transparent 868480868480


  • Transparent 968865968865
  • Transparent 837758837758
  • Transparent 70664C70664C
  • Transparent 5E553F5E553F
  • Transparent 4B44324B4432
  • Transparent 383326383326
  • Transparent 252219252219
  • Transparent 13110D13110D

Silver Fern Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Silver Fern Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Silver Fern Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Silver Fern Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Silver Fern Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Silver Fern Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Silver Fern Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Silver Fern Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Silver Fern Plaid Pattern

Silver Fern Color Interior Ideas

Pretty Photo frame on Silver Fern color drawing room interior textured wall

Silver Fern Color Drawing Room Textured Wall Paint Idea

Pretty Photo frame on Silver Fern color Living room wal color

Silver Fern Color Living Room Wall Paint Idea

Pretty Photo frame on Silver Fern color Bedroom interior wall color

Silver Fern Color Bedroom Wall Paint Idea

Pretty Photo frame on Silver Fern color kitchen interior wall color

Silver Fern Color Kitchen Wall Paint Idea

Photo credits: