Axolotl Color


Axolotl is pale, warm-toned shade of warm green. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with cool magenta, warm red or cool blue

Inverse Color #b199b6
Complementary Color #604966
Color Shade: warm green (109.66° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 34.31% (better contrasting with white)
Axolotl Color Sample
Axolotl Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #4e6649

If you're looking for a similar warm green shade, there are some better alternatives to Axolotl Color. The Lush Grass color for instance is a darker and a bit more faded option, however this color has a yellow green bias. Consider a darker and more soft alternative called Deep Evergreen (#4c574b) for more calm effect. Try Autumn Fern as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#604966 is the best complementary color to Axolotl. Cool magenta shades generally complement the warm green hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #4e6649 complementary color is Mulled Wine, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of cool yellow, warm green, and cool green colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Axolotl are #5c6649 and #496652. Thus found on the left and right of #4e6649 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Finch and Nandor colors as they work well with Axolotl.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Axolotl palette consists of #66495c and #524966 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#604966). Try Eggplant and Mulled Wine colors in combination with #4e6649, 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 #4e6649 offers a combination of cool red and cool blue shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Axolotl. Thus Ferra and River Bed giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Axolotl contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Mulled Wine, River Bed, and Kabul split by 90° on the color wheel. #4e6649 square combo is a palette of warm green, cool cyan, cool magenta and warm red 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. Axolotl tetradic combo consists of cool magenta complementary color (#604966) and two others. The River Bed is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Finch – 120° from the complementary Mulled Wine. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #494e66 and #666149.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #4e6649 is made of 31% red, 40% green and 29% blue. In a HSL mode Axolotl has a hue angle of 109.66°, a saturation of 16.57% and a lightness of 34.31%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #4e6649 is made of 9.41% cyan, 0% magenta, 11.37% yellow and 60% black ink.

HEX #4e6649
RGB Decimal rgb(78,102,73)
RGB Percentage 31%, 40%, 29%
CMYK 9.41, 0, 11.37, 60
HSL hsl(109.66,16.57%,34.31%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(109.66,28.43%,40%)
CIE-LAB lab(40.5788,-15.1714,13.5612)
XYZ xyz(9.0959,11.6035,8.0636)