Lima Color


Lima 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 #8942e8
Complementary Color #5e17bd
Color Shade: cool yellow (85.66° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 41.57% (better contrasting with white)
Lima Color Sample
Lima Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #76bd17

If you're looking for a similar cool yellow shade, there are some better alternatives to Lima Color. The King Lizard 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 Opulent Lime (#88dd11) for more energetic effect. Try Green Serum as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#5e17bd is the best complementary color to Lima. 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 #76bd17 complementary color is Purple Heart, 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 Lima are #bdb117 and #23bd17. Thus found on the left and right of #76bd17 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Sahara and La Palma colors as they work well with Lima.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Lima palette consists of #b017bd and #1722bd colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#5e17bd). Try Seance and Persian Blue colors in combination with #76bd17, 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 #76bd17 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 Lima. Thus Red Violet and Denim giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Lima contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Purple Heart, Java, and Thunderbird split by 90° on the color wheel. #76bd17 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. Lima tetradic combo consists of warm blue complementary color (#5e17bd) and two others. The Denim is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Orange Roughy – 120° from the complementary Purple Heart. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #1775bd and #bd5e17.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #76bd17 is made of 36% red, 57% green and 7% blue. In a HSL mode Lima has a hue angle of 85.66°, a saturation of 78.3% and a lightness of 41.57%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #76bd17 is made of 27.85% cyan, 0% magenta, 65.1% yellow and 25.88% black ink.

HEX #76bd17
RGB Decimal rgb(118,189,23)
RGB Percentage 36%, 57%, 7%
CMYK 27.85, 0, 65.1, 25.88
HSL hsl(85.66,78.3%,41.57%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(85.66,87.83%,74.12%)
CIE-LAB lab(69.6888,-45.5095,66.7512)
XYZ xyz(25.8235,40.3086,7.2299)