#6b9c42 Color Information

#6b9c42 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 #6b9c42, and its official name is Parisian Green. In RGB, it consists of 42.0% Red, 61.2% Green, and 25.9% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 31.4% Cyan, 0% Magenta, 57.7% Yellow, and 38.8% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 92.7°, with saturation of 40.5% and lightness of 43.5%. The decimal value for #6b9c42 is 7052354, and its nearest "web safe" color is #669933. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #6b9c42 is green. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is yellow. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is yellow.
  • HexHex code for this color#6b9c42 Copy
  • NameThe common name of this colorParisian Green Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color107, 156, 66 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color42.0%, 61.2%, 25.9% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.580, 0.388, 0.741 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.314, 0, 0.577, 0.388 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color92.7°, 40.5%, 43.5% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color92.7°, 57.7%, 61.2% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color18.935, 27.296, 9.425 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color66, 156, 115 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code7052354 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color59.247, -32.321, 41.266 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)59.247, 52.417, 128.070 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color59.247, -24.630, 53.633 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color52.246, -26.737, 25.876 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.340, 0.490, 27.296 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4285242434 / 0xff6b9c42 Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#669933 Copy
Last Updated: February 22, 2024

Shades of #6b9c42

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #6b9c42, its pure hue is 92.7° on the color wheel and its saturation is 40.5%, and its lightness is 43.5%. 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 #6b9c42, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #0d1408 to #5e893a.

Tints of #6b9c42

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #6b9c42, its pure hue is 92.7° on the color wheel and its saturation is 40.5%, and its lightness is 43.5%. 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 #6b9c42, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #7ea85a to #edf3e7.

Tones of #6b9c42

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #6b9c42, its pure hue is 92.7° on the color wheel and its saturation is 40.5%, 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 #6b9c42, which range from #6f6f6f (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #65de00 (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #6b9c42

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #6b9c42! For #6b9c42, 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, #6b9c42. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #6b9c42

This color, #6b9c42, consists of 42.0% Red, 61.2% Green, and 25.9% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 107, Green = 156, Blue = 66. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #6b9c42 is 31.4% Cyan, 0% Magenta, 57.7% Yellow, and 38.8% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R42.0%
C31.4%
G61.2%
M0.0%
B25.9%
Y57.7%
K38.8%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 107 156 66
Octal 153 234 102
Hexa #6b #9c #42
Binary 01101011 10011100 01000010
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 31 0 57 38
Octal 37 0 71 46
Hexa #1f #00 #39 #26
Binary 00011111 00000000 00111001 00100110

Analogous Colors of #6b9c42

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #6b9c42 — which has hue 92.7° — its analogous colors are located at 62.7° and 122.7° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #6b9c42.

Triadic Colors of #6b9c42

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 #6b9c42 — which has hue 92.7° — its triadic colors are located at 92.7° and 332.7° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #6b9c42.

Complementary Color of #6b9c42

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #6b9c42 — which has hue 92.7° — its complementary color is located at 272.7° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #6b9c42.

Split Complementary Colors of #6b9c42

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 #6b9c42 — which has hue 92.7° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 92.7° and 302.7° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #6b9c42.

Tetradic Colors of #6b9c42

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 #6b9c42 — which has hue 92.7° — its tetradic colors are located at 2.7°, 92.7°, 182.7°, and 272.7° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #6b9c42.

Monochromatic Colors of #6b9c42

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #6b9c42, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #37432c — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #a2dc71 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #6b9c42

We want to make getting started with #6b9c42 on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #6b9c42 into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #6b9c42 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 #6b9c42 with other HTML elements.

#6b9c42 Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #6b9c42.
<span style="color: #6b9c42;">The color of this text is #6b9c42.</span>

#6b9c42 Background Color

The background color for this text is #6b9c42.
<div style="background-color: #6b9c42; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #6b9c42.</div>

#6b9c42 Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #6b9c42.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #6b9c42;">This color for the shadow of this text is #6b9c42.</span>

#6b9c42 Border Color

This is a div with border color #6b9c42.
<div style="border: #6b9c42 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #6b9c42.</div>

#6b9c42 Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #6b9c42 on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #6b9c42; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #6b9c42 on a white background.</div></div>

#6b9c42 Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #6b9c42 on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #6b9c42; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #6b9c42 on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #6b9c42 to White

This is a gradient from #6b9c42 to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#6b9c42,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#6b9c42,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#6b9c42,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#6b9c42,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #6b9c42 to white.</div>

Gradient from #6b9c42 to Black

This is a gradient from #6b9c42 to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#6b9c42,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#6b9c42,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#6b9c42,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#6b9c42,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #6b9c42 to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #6b9c42

In addition to using #6b9c42 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 #6b9c42 in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #6b9c42, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 107, Green = 156, Blue = 66). If you need details about the color coordinates of #6b9c42 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 #6b9c42
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(107, 156, 66)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #6b9c42; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #6b9c42; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #6b9c42; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(107, 156, 66);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#6b9c42")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:107, green:156, blue:66, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:107 green:156 blue:66 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(107f, 156f, 66f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(107, 156, 66);
 

#6b9c42 Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #6b9c42 the same way. For those with color blindness, #6b9c42 might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #6b9c42 looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #6b9c42 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 #6b9c42 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 #6b9c42 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

Not Accessibility Recommended

We analyzed whether #6b9c42 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 3.3:1 against white. While there are some situations where this contrast is high enough to be considered accessible under the AA or AAA level standards, it is not high enough to be considered accessible in all cases. Details about the specific circumstances where #6b9c42 would and would not be an accessible foreground color are summarized below.

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