Limed Ash Color


Limed Ash is pale, 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 #8b829c
Complementary Color #6c627d
Color Shade: cool yellow (80.77° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 43.92% (better contrasting with white)
Limed Ash Color Sample
Limed Ash Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #747d63

If you're looking for a similar cool yellow shade, there are some better alternatives to Limed Ash Color. The Artichoke color for instance is a lighter and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a mid yellow bias. Consider a darker and more soft alternative called Nature's Gate (#666a60) for more calm effect. Try Olympia Ivy as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#6c627d is the best complementary color to Limed Ash. 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 #747d63 complementary color is Dolphin, 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 Limed Ash are #7d7962 and #667d62. Thus found on the left and right of #747d63 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Pablo and Willow Grove colors as they work well with Limed Ash.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Limed Ash palette consists of #79627d and #62667d colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#6c627d). Try Rum and Comet colors in combination with #747d63, 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 #747d63 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 Limed Ash. Thus Falcon and Nevada giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Limed Ash contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Dolphin, Sirocco, and Falcon split by 90° on the color wheel. #747d63 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. Limed Ash tetradic combo consists of warm blue complementary color (#6c627d) and two others. The Nevada is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Sand Dune – 120° from the complementary Dolphin. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #62747d and #7d6c62.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #747d63 is made of 34% red, 37% green and 29% blue. In a HSL mode Limed Ash has a hue angle of 80.77°, a saturation of 11.61% and a lightness of 43.92%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #747d63 is made of 3.53% cyan, 0% magenta, 10.2% yellow and 50.98% black ink.

HEX #747d63
RGB Decimal rgb(116,125,99)
RGB Percentage 34%, 37%, 29%
CMYK 3.53, 0, 10.2, 50.98
HSL hsl(80.77,11.61%,43.92%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(80.77,20.8%,49.02%)
CIE-LAB lab(51.0145,-8.3172,13.0788)
XYZ xyz(16.7882,19.2811,14.6412)