Pacific Pine Color


Pacific Pine is pale, warm-toned shade of yellow green. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with violet, mid red or blue cyan

Inverse Color #ab94ba
Complementary Color #5b456a
Color Shade: yellow green (96.32° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 34.51% (better contrasting with white)
Pacific Pine Color Sample
Pacific Pine Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #546b45

If you're looking for a similar yellow green shade, there are some better alternatives to Pacific Pine Color. The Albert Green color for instance is a darker and a bit more faded option, however this color has a cool yellow bias. Consider a darker and more soft alternative called Green Shade Wash (#45523a) for more calm effect. Try Castellan Green as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#5b456a is the best complementary color to Pacific Pine. Violet shades generally complement the yellow green hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #546b45 complementary color is Mulled Wine, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of mid yellow, yellow green, and mid green colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Dingley are #676a45 and #456a49. Thus found on the left and right of #546b45 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Finch and Axolotl colors as they work well with Pacific Pine.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Pacific Pine palette consists of #6a4566 and #49456a colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#5b456a). Try Eggplant and Mulled Wine colors in combination with #546b45, 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 #546b45 offers a combination of red magenta and blue cyan shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Pacific Pine. Thus Eggplant and Fiord giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Pacific Pine contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Mulled Wine, Blue Bayoux, and Kabul split by 90° on the color wheel. #546b45 square combo is a palette of yellow green, mid cyan, violet and mid 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. Pacific Pine tetradic combo consists of violet complementary color (#5b456a) and two others. The Fiord is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Tobacco Brown – 120° from the complementary Mulled Wine. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #45546a and #6a5b45.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #546b45 is made of 32% red, 41% green and 27% blue. In a HSL mode Pacific Pine has a hue angle of 96.32°, a saturation of 21.59% and a lightness of 34.51%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #546b45 is made of 9.02% cyan, 0% magenta, 14.9% yellow and 58.04% black ink.

HEX #546b45
RGB Decimal rgb(84,107,69)
RGB Percentage 32%, 41%, 27%
CMYK 9.02, 0, 14.9, 58.04
HSL hsl(96.32,21.59%,34.51%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(96.32,35.51%,41.96%)
CIE-LAB lab(42.5058,-16.2317,18.5966)
XYZ xyz(9.988,12.8299,7.5802)