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Sour Green Color

HEX #84B977 / RGB (132, 185, 119)

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What is Sour Green Color?

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Sour Green has the hex code #84B977. The equivalent RGB values are (132, 185, 119), which means it is composed of 30% red, 42% green and 27% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:29 M:0 Y:36 K:28. In the HSV/HSB scale, Sour Green has a hue of 108°, 36% saturation and a brightness value of 73%.
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.

Sour Green is from the RAL Design list where it is included with the number 140 70 40. RAL is a popular color matching system used in several European countries like Germany, Italy, France and the United Kingdom. RAL Design, which has colors for interiors, is different from the RAL Classic list.

Sour Green color hex code is #84B977 which can be used along with RGB (132, 185, 119) or HSL values in HTML and/or CSS to display the color on web pages. Please note that the corresponding CMYK values and the Pantone (PMS) number listed on this page have been calculated from the hexadecimal color code and are only approximations.

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Sour Green Color Codes

Hex Code#84B977
RGB Values(132, 185, 119)
CMYK Values(29%, 0%, 36%, 28%)
HSV/HSB Values(108°, 36%, 73%)
Closest Web Safe#99CC66
Inverse Color#7B4688 [Cadmium Violet]
Closest Pantone®7494 C
Closest RAL6021 [Pale green]
Complementary Color#AC77B9 [African Violet]
Sour Green Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#919191
Weighted Average (Most Common)#A2A2A2
Weighted Average (Luma)#A9A9A9
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#CECECE

Sour Green Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 84B977. Complementary color is AC77B9

Complementary Palette

The complement of Sour Green is African Violet with the hex code #AC77B9. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #84B977 color is offered by #AC77B9. 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 (84B977, 77B98B and A5B977)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Sour Green (#84B977) are Iguana Green (#77B98B) and Olivine (#A5B977). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Sour 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 (84B977, 8B77B9 and B977A5)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Sour Green (#84B977) are #8B77B9 (Middle Blue Purple) and #B977A5 (Opera Mauve). 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 (84B977, 7784B9 and B97784)

Triadic Palette

Sour Green triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #7784B9 (Shadow Blue) and #B97784 (Turkish Rose) along with #84B977 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 (84B977, 7784B9, AC77B9 and B9AC77)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Sour Green has four colors - #7784B9 (Shadow Blue), #AC77B9 (African Violet) and #B9AC77 (Misty Moss) in addition to the base color (#84B977). 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 (84B977, 77A5B9, AC77B9 and B98B77)

Square Palette

Sour Green square color palette has #77A5B9 (Moonstone Blue), #AC77B9 (African Violet) and #B98B77 (Light Taupe). 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

Sour Green Color Rainbow Palette

Our Sour 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 Sour Green Color


  • Transparent 9DC7929DC792
  • Transparent A9CEA0A9CEA0
  • Transparent B5D5ADB5D5AD
  • Transparent C2DCBBC2DCBB
  • Transparent CEE3C9CEE3C9
  • Transparent DAEAD6DAEAD6
  • Transparent E6F1E4E6F1E4
  • Transparent F3F8F1F3F8F1


  • Transparent 83AE7983AE79
  • Transparent 83A87A83A87A
  • Transparent 82A27B82A27B
  • Transparent 829D7C829D7C
  • Transparent 82977C82977C
  • Transparent 81917D81917D
  • Transparent 818B7E818B7E
  • Transparent 80867F80867F


  • Transparent 6A945F6A945F
  • Transparent 5C82535C8253
  • Transparent 4F6F474F6F47
  • Transparent 425D3C425D3C
  • Transparent 354A30354A30
  • Transparent 283824283824
  • Transparent 1A25181A2518
  • Transparent 0D130C0D130C

Sour Green Color Patterns

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    Sour Green Gingham Checks

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    Sour Green Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sour Green Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sour Green Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sour Green Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sour Green Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sour Green Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sour Green Plaid Pattern

Sour Green Color Interior Ideas

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