Yellow Green

HEX #9ACD32 / RGB (154, 205, 50)

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What is Yellow Green Color?

Yellow Green (Hex code: 9ACD32) Thumbnail

Yellow Green has the hex code #9ACD32. The equivalent RGB values are (154, 205, 50), which means it is composed of 38% red, 50% green and 12% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:25 M:0 Y:76 K:20. In the HSV/HSB scale, Yellow Green has a hue of 80°, 76% saturation and a brightness value of 80%.
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.

Yellow Green is a web color and can be used in HTML and CSS code with its name, "YellowGreen", in addition to the hex, RGB, CMYK or HSB values. It can be considered a slightly darker shade of Chartreuse green color.

Yellow Green Color Codes

Hex Code#9ACD32
RGB Values(154, 205, 50)
CMYK Values(25%, 0%, 76%, 20%)
HSV/HSB Values(80°, 76%, 80%)
Closest Web Safe#99CC33
Inverse Color#6532CD [Iris]
Closest Pantone®7745 C
Closest RAL1012 [Lemon yellow]
Complementary Color#6532CD [Iris]
Yellow Green Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#888888
Weighted Average (Most Common)#ADADAD
Weighted Average (Luma)#B7B7B7
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D5D5D5

Yellow Green Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 9ACD32. Complementary color is 6532CD

Complementary Palette

The complement of Yellow Green is Iris with the hex code #6532CD. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #9ACD32 color is offered by #6532CD. 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 (9ACD32, 4DCD32 and CDB332)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Yellow Green (#9ACD32) are Harlequin Green (#4DCD32) and American Gold (#CDB332). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Yellow 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 (9ACD32, 324DCD and B332CD)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Yellow Green (#9ACD32) are #324DCD (Cerulean Blue) and #B332CD (Steel Pink). 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 (9ACD32, 329ACD and CD329A)

Triadic Palette

Yellow Green triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #329ACD (Moonstone) and #CD329A (Royal Fuchsia) along with #9ACD32 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 (9ACD32, 329ACD, 6532CD and CD6532)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Yellow Green has four colors - #329ACD (Moonstone), #6532CD (Iris) and #CD6532 (Medium Vermilion) in addition to the base color (#9ACD32). 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 (9ACD32, 32CDB3, 6532CD and CD324D)

Square Palette

Yellow Green square color palette has #32CDB3 (Maximum Blue Green), #6532CD (Iris) and #CD324D (Dingy Dungeon). 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

Yellow Green Color Rainbow Palette

Our Yellow 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 Yellow Green Color


  • Transparent AED75B#AED75B
  • Transparent B8DC70#B8DC70
  • Transparent C2E184#C2E184
  • Transparent CDE699#CDE699
  • Transparent D7EBAD#D7EBAD
  • Transparent E1F0C2#E1F0C2
  • Transparent EBF5D6#EBF5D6
  • Transparent F5FAEB#F5FAEB


  • Transparent 95BE42#95BE42
  • Transparent 92B649#92B649
  • Transparent 90AE51#90AE51
  • Transparent 8DA759#8DA759
  • Transparent 8A9F61#8A9F61
  • Transparent 889769#889769
  • Transparent 858F70#858F70
  • Transparent 838878#838878


  • Transparent 7BA428#7BA428
  • Transparent 6C9023#6C9023
  • Transparent 5C7B1E#5C7B1E
  • Transparent 4D6719#4D6719
  • Transparent 3E5214#3E5214
  • Transparent 2E3E0F#2E3E0F
  • Transparent 1F290A#1F290A
  • Transparent 0F1505#0F1505

Yellow Green Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Yellow Green Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Yellow Green Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Yellow Green Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Yellow Green Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Yellow Green Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Yellow Green Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Yellow Green Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Yellow Green Plaid Pattern

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