Turtle Green has the hex code #8A9A5B. The equivalent RGB values are (138, 154, 91), which means it is composed of
36% red, 40% green and 24% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:10 M:0 Y:41 K:40. In the HSV/HSB scale, Turtle Green has a hue of 75°, 41% saturation and a brightness value of 60%. 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.
The name of this dark shade of Chartreuse comes from the aquatic turtles whose bodies and/or shells are tinted with this color. It is not a web color and can only be used in HTML and CSS code with its hex, RGB, CMYK or HSB values.
The complement of Turtle Green is Dark Blue-Gray with the hex code #6B5B9A. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #8A9A5B color is offered by #6B5B9A. 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.
The analogous colors of Turtle Green (#8A9A5B) are Russian Green (#6B9A5B) and Dark Tan (#9A8B5B). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Turtle 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.
As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Turtle Green (#8A9A5B) are #5B6B9A (UCLA Blue) and #8B5B9A (French Lilac). 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.
Turtle Green triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #5B8A9A (Rackley) and #9A5B8A (Antique Fuchsia) along with #8A9A5B create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.
The tetradic palette of Turtle Green has four colors - #5B8A9A (Rackley), #6B5B9A (Dark Blue-Gray) and #9A6B5B (Dark Chestnut) in addition to the base color (#8A9A5B). 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.
Turtle Green square color palette has #5B9A8B (Polished Pine), #6B5B9A (Dark Blue-Gray) and #9A5B6B (Rose Dust). 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.
Turtle Green Color Rainbow Palette
Our Turtle 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.