Herbal Color


Herbal is calm, warm-toned shade of green cyan. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with red magenta, mid yellow or violet

Inverse Color #d65478
Complementary Color #ab284c
Color Shade: green cyan (163.38° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 41.57% (better contrasting with white)
Herbal Color Sample
Herbal Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #29ab87

If you're looking for a similar green cyan shade, there are some better alternatives to Herbal Color. The Jadeite color for instance is a lighter and a bit more faded option, however this color has a cool green bias. Consider a darker and more saturated alternative called Starship Trooper (#229966) for more energetic effect. Try Píng Gǔo Lǜ Green as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#ab284c is the best complementary color to Herbal. Red magenta shades generally complement the green cyan hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #29ab87 complementary color is Brick Red, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of mid green, green cyan, and mid cyan colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Jungle Green are #28ab46 and #288dab. Thus found on the left and right of #29ab87 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Eucalyptus and Jelly Bean colors as they work well with Herbal.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Herbal palette consists of #ab4628 and #ab288e colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#ab284c). Try Paarl and Medium Red Violet colors in combination with #29ab87, 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 #29ab87 offers a combination of orange and violet shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Herbal. Thus Alpine and Seance giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Herbal contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Brick Red, Daisy Bush, and Citron split by 90° on the color wheel. #29ab87 square combo is a palette of green cyan, mid blue, red magenta and mid 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. Herbal tetradic combo consists of red magenta complementary color (#ab284c) and two others. The Seance is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Vida Loca – 120° from the complementary Brick Red. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #8728ab and #4cab28.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #29ab87 is made of 12% red, 49% green and 39% blue. In a HSL mode Herbal has a hue angle of 163.38°, a saturation of 61.32% and a lightness of 41.57%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #29ab87 is made of 50.98% cyan, 0% magenta, 14.12% yellow and 32.94% black ink.

HEX #29ab87
RGB Decimal rgb(41,171,135)
RGB Percentage 12%, 49%, 39%
CMYK 50.98, 0, 14.12, 32.94
HSL hsl(163.38,61.32%,41.57%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(163.38,76.02%,67.06%)
CIE-LAB lab(62.7991,-42.9987,8.7896)
XYZ xyz(19.8505,31.3465,27.9259)