Cactus Color


Cactus 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 #a78ea9
Complementary Color #6f5571
Color Shade: warm green (115.56° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 39.02% (better contrasting with white)
Cactus Color Sample
Cactus Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #587156

If you're looking for a similar warm green shade, there are some better alternatives to Cactus Color. The Pleasant Hill color for instance is a darker and a bit more faded option, however this color has a yellow green bias. Consider a lighter and more saturated alternative called Emerald Ring (#578758) for more energetic effect. Try Deep Sea Shadow as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#6f5571 is the best complementary color to Cactus. 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 #587156 complementary color is Salt Box, 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 Cactus are #657155 and #557161. Thus found on the left and right of #587156 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Siam and Finlandia colors as they work well with Cactus.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Cactus palette consists of #715565 and #615571 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#6f5571). Try Falcon and Smoky colors in combination with #587156, 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 #587156 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 Cactus. Thus Russett and Comet giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Cactus contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Salt Box, Shuttle Gray, and Pine Cone split by 90° on the color wheel. #587156 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. Cactus tetradic combo consists of cool magenta complementary color (#6f5571) and two others. The Comet is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Peat – 120° from the complementary Salt Box. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #555771 and #716f55.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #587156 is made of 31% red, 39% green and 30% blue. In a HSL mode Cactus has a hue angle of 115.56°, a saturation of 13.57% and a lightness of 39.02%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #587156 is made of 9.8% cyan, 0% magenta, 10.58% yellow and 55.69% black ink.

HEX #587156
RGB Decimal rgb(88,113,86)
RGB Percentage 31%, 39%, 30%
CMYK 9.8, 0, 10.58, 55.69
HSL hsl(115.56,13.57%,39.02%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(115.56,23.89%,44.31%)
CIE-LAB lab(45.0212,-14.9415,12.0552)
XYZ xyz(11.6093,14.5568,11.002)