Fern Green Color


Fern Green is soft, warm-toned shade of cool green. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with warm magenta, warm yellow or warm blue

Inverse Color #ff73ba
Complementary Color #8c0047
Color Shade: cool green (149.57° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 27.45% (better contrasting with white)
Fern Green Color Sample
Fern Green Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #008c45

If you're looking for a similar cool green shade, there are some better alternatives to Fern Green Color. The Green Haze color for instance is a lighter and a bit more faded option, however this color has a mid green bias. Consider a lighter and more soft alternative called Jungle (#00a466) for more calm effect. Try Gnarls Green as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#8c0047 is the best complementary color to Fern Green. Warm magenta shades generally complement the cool green hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #008c45 complementary color is Siren, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of warm green, cool green, and warm cyan colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Fun Green are #008c00 and #008c8b. Thus found on the left and right of #008c45 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Japanese Laurel and Teal colors as they work well with Fern Green.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Fern Green palette consists of #8c0000 and #8a008c colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#8c0047). Try Red Berry and Purple colors in combination with #008c45, as they are not as contrasting as a complementary color, hence, giving more hue variety to make your design stand out.

Triadic Palette

The triadic palette of #008c45 offers a combination of warm red and warm blue shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Fern Green. Thus Brown and Pigment Indigo giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Fern Green contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Siren, Navy Blue, and Olive split by 90° on the color wheel. #008c45 square combo is a palette of cool green, cool blue, warm magenta and warm yellow shades that work together well.

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette is a bit more complex than the square and has more of a rectangle shape. Fern Green tetradic combo consists of warm magenta complementary color (#8c0047) and two others. The Pigment Indigo is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Limeade – 120° from the complementary Siren. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #44008c and #468c00.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #008c45 is made of 0% red, 67% green and 33% blue. In a HSL mode Fern Green has a hue angle of 149.57°, a saturation of 100% and a lightness of 27.45%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #008c45 is made of 54.9% cyan, 0% magenta, 27.84% yellow and 45.1% black ink.

HEX #008c45
RGB Decimal rgb(0,140,69)
RGB Percentage 0%, 67%, 33%
CMYK 54.9, 0, 27.84, 45.1
HSL hsl(149.57,100%,27.45%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(149.57,100%,54.9%)
CIE-LAB lab(50.9039,-48.8302,28.9376)
XYZ xyz(10.4523,19.1858,8.7826)