Juniper Color


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

Inverse Color #926d6d
Complementary Color #926d6d
Color Shade: warm cyan (180° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 50% (better contrasting with white)
Juniper Color Sample
Juniper Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #6d9292

If you're looking for a similar warm cyan shade, there are some better alternatives to Juniper Color. The Rough Ride color for instance is a lighter and a bit more faded option, however this color has a green cyan bias. Consider a lighter and more soft alternative called Abyss (#8f9e9d) for more calm effect. Try Deep Sea Grey as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#926d6d is the best complementary color to Juniper. Mid red shades generally complement the warm cyan hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #6d9292 complementary color is Opium, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of cool green, warm cyan, and blue cyan colors offers a soft combination of similar cool shades. The analogous colors of Juniper are #6d927f and #6d7f92. Thus found on the left and right of #6d9292 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Viridian Green and Slate Gray colors as they work well with Juniper.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Juniper palette consists of #927f6d and #926d7f colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#926d6d). Try Stonewall and Mountbatten Pink colors in combination with #6d9292, 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 #6d9292 offers a combination of warm yellow and cool magenta shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Juniper. Thus Avocado and Mountbatten Pink giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Juniper contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Opium, Rum, and Battleship Gray split by 90° on the color wheel. #6d9292 square combo is a palette of warm cyan, warm blue, mid red and yellow green 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. Juniper tetradic combo consists of mid red complementary color (#926d6d) and two others. The Mountbatten Pink is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Laurel – 120° from the complementary Opium. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #926d92 and #6d926d.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #6d9292 is made of 27% red, 36% green and 36% blue. In a HSL mode Juniper has a hue angle of 180°, a saturation of 14.51% and a lightness of 50%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #6d9292 is made of 14.5% cyan, 0% magenta, 0% yellow and 42.75% black ink.

HEX #6d9292
RGB Decimal rgb(109,146,146)
RGB Percentage 27%, 36%, 36%
CMYK 14.5, 0, 0, 42.75
HSL hsl(180,14.51%,50%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(180,25.34%,57.25%)
CIE-LAB lab(57.9271,-12.7115,-4.172)
XYZ xyz(21.7739,25.8843,31.0427)