#255958 Color Information

#255958 Color Information
Details | Shades, Tints, and Tones | Variations | Color Coordinates | Color Schemes | HTML+CSS Examples | Coding & Programming | Color Blindness | Accessibility | Related Colors

The hexadecimal value (hex value) of this color is #255958, and its official name is Bayberry. In RGB, it consists of 14.5% Red, 34.9% Green, and 34.5% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 58.4% Cyan, 0% Magenta, 1.1% Yellow, and 65.1% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 178.8°, with saturation of 41.3% and lightness of 24.7%. The decimal value for #255958 is 2447704, and its nearest "web safe" color is #336666. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #255958 is green. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is black. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is blue.
  • HexHex code for this color#255958 Copy
  • NameThe common name of this colorBayberry Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color37, 89, 88 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color14.5%, 34.9%, 34.5% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.855, 0.651, 0.655 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.584, 0, 0.011, 0.651 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color178.8°, 41.3%, 24.7% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color178.8°, 58.4%, 34.9% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color6.097, 8.243, 10.502 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color37, 63, 89 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code2447704 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color34.483, -17.449, -4.681 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)34.483, 18.066, 195.017 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color34.483, -20.888, -3.703 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color28.710, -12.337, -1.591 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.245, 0.332, 8.243 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4280637784 / 0xff255958 Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#336666 Copy
Last Updated: February 28, 2024

Shades of #255958

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #255958, its pure hue is 178.8° on the color wheel and its saturation is 41.3%, and its lightness is 24.7%. As the amount of black is added to this hue and we reduce its lightness, the result is increasingly darker shades tints. The palette given below provides 9 different shades of #255958, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #050b0b to #204e4d.

Tints of #255958

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #255958, its pure hue is 178.8° on the color wheel and its saturation is 41.3%, and its lightness is 24.7%. As the amount of white (lightness) is added to this hue, the result is increasingly lighter tints. The following palette gives 9 different tints of #255958, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #406e6d to #e4eaea.

Tones of #255958

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #255958, its pure hue is 178.8° on the color wheel and its saturation is 41.3%, so we increase this saturation to create more colorful tones, and decrease the saturation to create grayer tones. The palette shown below gives 9 different tones of #255958, which range from #3f3f3f (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #007e7c (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #255958

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #255958! For #255958, there are 6 variations of the color that can be created by swapping its Red, Green, and Blue color positions, of which 5 are different from our original color. Among these six variations, there are 6 unique colors including our original color, #255958. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #255958

This color, #255958, consists of 14.5% Red, 34.9% Green, and 34.5% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 37, Green = 89, Blue = 88. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #255958 is 58.4% Cyan, 0% Magenta, 1.1% Yellow, and 65.1% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R14.5%
C58.4%
G34.9%
M0.0%
B34.5%
Y1.1%
K65.1%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 37 89 88
Octal 45 131 130
Hexa #25 #59 #58
Binary 00100101 01011001 01011000
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 58 0 1 65
Octal 72 0 1 101
Hexa #3a #00 #01 #41
Binary 00111010 00000000 00000001 01000001

Analogous Colors of #255958

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #255958 — which has hue 178.8° — its analogous colors are located at 148.8° and 208.8° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #255958.

Triadic Colors of #255958

Triadic colors are located 120 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel, which means the original color and its triadic colors are equidistant from one another on the color wheel and form a triangle. For #255958 — which has hue 178.8° — its triadic colors are located at 58.8° and 298.8° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #255958.

Complementary Color of #255958

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #255958 — which has hue 178.8° — its complementary color is located at 358.8° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #255958.

Split Complementary Colors of #255958

Split complementary colors are the analogs of a color's complement, which places them 210 degrees away on the color wheel from an original color. For #255958 — which has hue 178.8° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 28.8° and 328.8° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #255958.

Tetradic Colors of #255958

Tetradic colors are two sets of complementary colors on either side of a color wheel from each other, forming a rectangle on the color wheel. For #255958 — which has hue 178.8° — its tetradic colors are located at 88.8°, 178.8°, 268.8°, and 358.8° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #255958.

Monochromatic Colors of #255958

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #255958, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #192626 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #249997 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #255958

We want to make getting started with #255958 on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #255958 into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #255958 can be used to color text, backgrounds, shadows, and borders, as well as how it can be used as a solid fill or gradient fill for rectangles. These examples principally make use of <span> and <div> tags, although the CSS shown in particular can be repurposed to make use of #255958 with other HTML elements.

#255958 Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #255958.
<span style="color: #255958;">The color of this text is #255958.</span>

#255958 Background Color

The background color for this text is #255958.
<div style="background-color: #255958; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #255958.</div>

#255958 Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #255958.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #255958;">This color for the shadow of this text is #255958.</span>

#255958 Border Color

This is a div with border color #255958.
<div style="border: #255958 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #255958.</div>

#255958 Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #255958 on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #255958; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #255958 on a white background.</div></div>

#255958 Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #255958 on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #255958; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #255958 on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #255958 to White

This is a gradient from #255958 to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#255958,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#255958,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#255958,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#255958,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #255958 to white.</div>

Gradient from #255958 to Black

This is a gradient from #255958 to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#255958,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#255958,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#255958,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#255958,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #255958 to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #255958

In addition to using #255958 on the web, we know you might want to use it in your mobile and desktop apps, too. Whatever your needs, the table below shows how to access #255958 in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #255958, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 37, Green = 89, Blue = 88). If you need details about the color coordinates of #255958 in other color spaces, refer to these details as provided toward the top of this page.

Language Environment Code Snippet
HTML + CSS (Hex Code) Web #255958
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(37, 89, 88)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #255958; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #255958; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #255958; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(37, 89, 88);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#255958")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:37, green:89, blue:88, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:37 green:89 blue:88 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(37f, 89f, 88f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(37, 89, 88);
 

#255958 Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #255958 the same way. For those with color blindness, #255958 might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #255958 looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #255958 is placed in a circle in the upper-left corner of each of the below boxes, with the color in the rest of those boxes signifying how #255958 looks for someone with that type of color blindness. Many people will perceive close similarities between the colors in these boxes and the colors in the circles — with some noticing particular similarities. We offer this insight so that as you make choices about colors to use for your purposes, you can make an informed decision about whether #255958 will be a good fit for everyone in your audience!

Trichromacy

Protanomaly
Affects 1 in 100 Men & 1 in 10,000 Women

Deuteranomaly
Affects 1 in 17 Men & 1 in 250 Women

Tritanomaly
Affects 1 in 10,000

Dichromacy

Protanopia
Affects 1 in 100, Mostly Men

Deuteranopia
Affects 1 in 100, Mostly Men

Tritanopia
Affects 1 in 100,000

Monochromacy

Achromatopsia
Affects 1 in 20,000

Achromatopsia
Affects 1 in 100,000

Accessibility

Accessibility Recommended

We analyzed whether #255958 is an accessible color when used as a text / foreground color against a white background. This analysis is based on the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2 Level issued by W3C. Based on this analysis, we calculate a contrast ratio against white of approximately 7.9:1 against white. This is a high enough ratio to be considered accessible under both the AA and AAA level standards for either normal size or large text.

WCAG AA
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WCAG AA
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WCAG AAA
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WCAG AAA
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