Highland Color


Highland 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 #90719c
Complementary Color #82628e
Color Shade: yellow green (103.26° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 47.25% (better contrasting with white)
Highland Color Sample
Highland Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #6f8e63

If you're looking for a similar yellow green shade, there are some better alternatives to Highland Color. The Wyvern Green color for instance is a lighter and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a cool yellow bias. Consider a lighter and more saturated alternative called Green Field (#88aa77) for more energetic effect. Try Salamander as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#82628e is the best complementary color to Highland. Violet shades generally complement the yellow green hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #6f8e63 complementary color is Trendy Pink, 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 Highland are #848e62 and #628e6c. Thus found on the left and right of #6f8e63 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Avocado and Viridian Green colors as they work well with Highland.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Highland palette consists of #8e6284 and #6c628e colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#82628e). Try Strikemaster and Rum colors in combination with #6f8e63, 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 #6f8e63 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 Highland. Thus Copper Rose and Lynch giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Highland contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Trendy Pink, Lynch, and Cement split by 90° on the color wheel. #6f8e63 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. Highland tetradic combo consists of violet complementary color (#82628e) and two others. The Lynch is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Clay Creek – 120° from the complementary Trendy Pink. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #626e8e and #8e8262.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #6f8e63 is made of 32% red, 40% green and 28% blue. In a HSL mode Highland has a hue angle of 103.26°, a saturation of 17.84% and a lightness of 47.25%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #6f8e63 is made of 12.16% cyan, 0% magenta, 16.87% yellow and 44.31% black ink.

HEX #6f8e63
RGB Decimal rgb(111,142,99)
RGB Percentage 32%, 40%, 28%
CMYK 12.16, 0, 16.87, 44.31
HSL hsl(103.26,17.84%,47.25%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(103.26,30.28%,55.69%)
CIE-LAB lab(55.7117,-19.437,19.4581)
XYZ xyz(18.4807,23.6264,15.3907)