Soylent Green Color


Soylent Green is pale, warm-toned shade of cool green. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with warm magenta, warm yellow or mid blue

Inverse Color #a87c9c
Complementary Color #835777
Color Shade: cool green (136.36° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 42.75% (better contrasting with white)
Soylent Green Color Sample
Soylent Green Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #578363

If you're looking for a similar cool green shade, there are some better alternatives to Soylent Green Color. The Sabal Palm color for instance is a darker and a bit more faded option, however this color has a mid green bias. Consider a darker and more saturated alternative called Green Bottle (#446a4b) for more energetic effect. Try Holiday Camp as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#835777 is the best complementary color to Soylent 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 #578363 complementary color is Strikemaster, 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 Spring Leaves are #618357 and #578379. Thus found on the left and right of #578363 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Glade Green and Cutty Sark colors as they work well with Soylent Green.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Soylent Green palette consists of #835760 and #795783 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#835777). Try Russett and Trendy Pink colors in combination with #578363, 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 #578363 offers a combination of warm red and mid blue shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Soylent Green. Thus Roman Coffee and Smoky giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Soylent Green contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Strikemaster, Comet, and Shadow split by 90° on the color wheel. #578363 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. Soylent Green tetradic combo consists of warm magenta complementary color (#835777) and two others. The Smoky is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Flax Smoke – 120° from the complementary Strikemaster. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #625783 and #778357.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #578363 is made of 27% red, 41% green and 31% blue. In a HSL mode Soylent Green has a hue angle of 136.36°, a saturation of 20.18% and a lightness of 42.75%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #578363 is made of 17.25% cyan, 0% magenta, 12.55% yellow and 48.63% black ink.

HEX #578363
RGB Decimal rgb(87,131,99)
RGB Percentage 27%, 41%, 31%
CMYK 17.25, 0, 12.55, 48.63
HSL hsl(136.36,20.18%,42.75%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(136.36,33.59%,51.37%)
CIE-LAB lab(50.8735,-22.3235,12.585)
XYZ xyz(14.2989,19.1597,14.7489)