Aqua Forest Color


Aqua Forest is calm, 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 #a05888
Complementary Color #a65f8e
Color Shade: cool green (140° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 51.37% (better contrasting with white)
Aqua Forest Color Sample
Aqua Forest Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #5fa777

If you're looking for a similar cool green shade, there are some better alternatives to Aqua Forest Color. The Nature Green color for instance is a lighter and a bit more faded option, however this color has a mid green bias. Consider a lighter and more soft alternative called Water Green (#81b89a) for more calm effect. Try Green Weed as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#a65f8e is the best complementary color to Aqua Forest. 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 #5fa777 complementary color is Tapestry, 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 Aqua Forest are #6ba65f and #5fa69b. Thus found on the left and right of #5fa777 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Asparagus and Breaker Bay colors as they work well with Aqua Forest.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Aqua Forest palette consists of #a65f6b and #9a5fa6 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#a65f8e). Try Coral Tree and Trendy Pink colors in combination with #5fa777, 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 #5fa777 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 Aqua Forest. Thus Leather and Deluge giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Aqua Forest contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Tapestry, Waikawa Gray, and Barley Corn split by 90° on the color wheel. #5fa777 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. Aqua Forest tetradic combo consists of warm magenta complementary color (#a65f8e) and two others. The Deluge is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Chelsea Cucumber – 120° from the complementary Tapestry. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #775fa6 and #8ea65f.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #5fa777 is made of 25% red, 44% green and 31% blue. In a HSL mode Aqua Forest has a hue angle of 140°, a saturation of 29.03% and a lightness of 51.37%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #5fa777 is made of 28.24% cyan, 0% magenta, 18.82% yellow and 34.51% black ink.

HEX #5fa777
RGB Decimal rgb(95,167,119)
RGB Percentage 25%, 44%, 31%
CMYK 28.24, 0, 18.82, 34.51
HSL hsl(140,29.03%,51.37%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(140,43.11%,65.49%)
CIE-LAB lab(62.8457,-33.4733,17.9424)
XYZ xyz(21.8678,31.4022,22.3614)