Chateau Green Color


Chateau 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 #bf579f
Complementary Color #a84087
Color Shade: cool green (138.46° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 45.49% (better contrasting with white)
Chateau Green Color Sample
Chateau Green Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #40a860

If you're looking for a similar cool green shade, there are some better alternatives to Chateau Green Color. The Wild Forest color for instance is a darker and a bit more faded option, however this color has a mid green bias. Consider a lighter and more saturated alternative called Emerald Reflection (#50c878) for more energetic effect. Try Shamrock Field as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#a84087 is the best complementary color to Chateau 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 #40a860 complementary color is Rouge, 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 Chateau Green are #54a840 and #40a894. Thus found on the left and right of #40a860 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Apple and Keppel colors as they work well with Chateau Green.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Chateau Green palette consists of #a84054 and #9340a8 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#a84087). Try Hippie Pink and Vivid Violet colors in combination with #40a860, 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 #40a860 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 Chateau Green. Thus Brown Rust and Royal Purple giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Chateau Green contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Rouge, San Marino, and Sycamore split by 90° on the color wheel. #40a860 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. Chateau Green tetradic combo consists of warm magenta complementary color (#a84087) and two others. The Royal Purple is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Sushi – 120° from the complementary Rouge. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #6040a8 and #88a840.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #40a860 is made of 20% red, 51% green and 29% blue. In a HSL mode Chateau Green has a hue angle of 138.46°, a saturation of 44.83% and a lightness of 45.49%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #40a860 is made of 40.78% cyan, 0% magenta, 28.23% yellow and 34.12% black ink.

HEX #40a860
RGB Decimal rgb(64,168,96)
RGB Percentage 20%, 51%, 29%
CMYK 40.78, 0, 28.23, 34.12
HSL hsl(138.46,44.83%,45.49%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(138.46,61.9%,65.88%)
CIE-LAB lab(61.6022,-46.1517,28.5115)
XYZ xyz(18.2283,29.9398,15.8846)