Olive Leaf Tea Color


Olive Leaf Tea 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 #877994
Complementary Color #796a86
Color Shade: yellow green (91.11° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 47.25% (better contrasting with white)
Olive Leaf Tea Color Sample
Olive Leaf Tea Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #78866b

If you're looking for a similar yellow green shade, there are some better alternatives to Olive Leaf Tea Color. The Renegade color for instance is a lighter and a bit more faded option, however this color has a cool yellow bias. Consider a darker and more soft alternative called Sugar Pine (#73776e) for more calm effect. Try Agave Plant as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#796a86 is the best complementary color to Olive Leaf Tea. Violet shades generally complement the yellow green hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #78866b complementary color is Rum, 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 Camouflage Green are #85866a and #6a866b. Thus found on the left and right of #78866b on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Bandicoot and Glade Green colors as they work well with Olive Leaf Tea.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Olive Leaf Tea palette consists of #866a85 and #6b6a86 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#796a86). Try Old Lavender and Storm Gray colors in combination with #78866b, 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 #78866b offers a combination of warm magenta and blue cyan shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Olive Leaf Tea. Thus Falcon and Pale Sky giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Olive Leaf Tea contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Rum, Sirocco, and Opium split by 90° on the color wheel. #78866b 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. Olive Leaf Tea tetradic combo consists of violet complementary color (#796a86) and two others. The Pale Sky is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Makara – 120° from the complementary Rum. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #6a7786 and #86796a.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #78866b is made of 33% red, 37% green and 30% blue. In a HSL mode Olive Leaf Tea has a hue angle of 91.11°, a saturation of 11.2% and a lightness of 47.25%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #78866b is made of 5.49% cyan, 0% magenta, 10.59% yellow and 47.45% black ink.

HEX #78866b
RGB Decimal rgb(120,134,107)
RGB Percentage 33%, 37%, 30%
CMYK 5.49, 0, 10.59, 47.45
HSL hsl(91.11,11.2%,47.25%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(91.11,20.15%,52.55%)
CIE-LAB lab(54.138,-10.3524,12.8563)
XYZ xyz(18.9247,22.1048,17.1791)