Limeade Color


Limeade is vibrant, warm-toned shade of cool yellow. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with warm blue, cool red or cool cyan

Inverse Color #9062fd
Complementary Color #30019d
Color Shade: cool yellow (77.81° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 31.18% (better contrasting with white)
Limeade Color Sample
Limeade Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #6f9d02

If you're looking for a similar cool yellow shade, there are some better alternatives to Limeade Color. The Salty Thyme color for instance is a lighter and a bit more faded option, however this color has a mid yellow bias. Consider a lighter and more saturated alternative called Environmental Study (#88bb00) for more energetic effect. Try Emerald Glitter as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#30019d is the best complementary color to Limeade. Warm blue shades generally complement the cool yellow hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #6f9d02 complementary color is Kingfisher Daisy, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of warm yellow, cool yellow, and warm green colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Limeade are #9d7d01 and #219d01. Thus found on the left and right of #6f9d02 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Pirate Gold and Japanese Laurel colors as they work well with Limeade.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Limeade palette consists of #7d019d and #01219d colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#30019d). Try Purple and International Klein Blue colors in combination with #6f9d02, 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 #6f9d02 offers a combination of warm magenta and cool cyan shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Limeade. Thus Flirt and Allports giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Limeade contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Kingfisher Daisy, Green Haze, and Carmine split by 90° on the color wheel. #6f9d02 square combo is a palette of cool yellow, warm cyan, warm blue and cool 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. Limeade tetradic combo consists of warm blue complementary color (#30019d) and two others. The Allports is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Fire – 120° from the complementary Kingfisher Daisy. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #016e9d and #9d3001.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #6f9d02 is made of 41% red, 58% green and 1% blue. In a HSL mode Limeade has a hue angle of 77.81°, a saturation of 97.48% and a lightness of 31.18%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #6f9d02 is made of 18.04% cyan, 0% magenta, 60.79% yellow and 38.43% black ink.

HEX #6f9d02
RGB Decimal rgb(111,157,2)
RGB Percentage 41%, 58%, 1%
CMYK 18.04, 0, 60.79, 38.43
HSL hsl(77.81,97.48%,31.18%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(77.81,98.73%,61.57%)
CIE-LAB lab(59.4323,-34.7299,61.5096)
XYZ xyz(18.6235,27.4978,4.3835)