Emerald Reflection Color


Emerald Reflection 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 #af3787
Complementary Color #c8509f
Color Shade: cool green (140° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 54.9% (better contrasting with white)
Emerald Reflection Color Sample
Emerald Reflection Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #50c878

If you're looking for a similar cool green shade, there are some better alternatives to Emerald Reflection Color. The Aurora Green color for instance is a lighter and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a mid green bias. Consider a darker and more soft alternative called Medium Sea Green (#3cb371) for more calm effect. Try Jocose Jade as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#c8509f is the best complementary color to Emerald Reflection. 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 #50c878 complementary color is Mulberry, 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 Emerald are #64c850 and #50c8b4. Thus found on the left and right of #50c878 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Mantis and Puerto Rico colors as they work well with Emerald Reflection.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Emerald Reflection palette consists of #c85064 and #b350c8 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#c8509f). Try Chestnut Rose and Amethyst colors in combination with #50c878, 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 #50c878 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 Emerald Reflection. Thus Raw Sienna and Fuchsia Blue giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Emerald Reflection contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Mulberry, Indigo, and Roti split by 90° on the color wheel. #50c878 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. Emerald Reflection tetradic combo consists of warm magenta complementary color (#c8509f) and two others. The Fuchsia Blue is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Celery – 120° from the complementary Mulberry. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #7850c8 and #9fc850.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #50c878 is made of 20% red, 50% green and 30% blue. In a HSL mode Emerald Reflection has a hue angle of 140°, a saturation of 52.17% and a lightness of 54.9%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #50c878 is made of 47.06% cyan, 0% magenta, 31.37% yellow and 21.57% black ink.

HEX #50c878
RGB Decimal rgb(80,200,120)
RGB Percentage 20%, 50%, 30%
CMYK 47.06, 0, 31.37, 21.57
HSL hsl(140,52.17%,54.9%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(140,60%,78.43%)
CIE-LAB lab(72.4752,-51.2496,30.2519)
XYZ xyz(27.3527,44.3701,24.8919)