Alfalfa Bug Color


Alfalfa Bug is calm, warm-toned shade of warm green. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with cool magenta, warm red or cool blue

Inverse Color #875292
Complementary Color #a26dad
Color Shade: warm green (109.69° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 55.29% (better contrasting with white)
Alfalfa Bug Color Sample
Alfalfa Bug Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #78ad6d

If you're looking for a similar warm green shade, there are some better alternatives to Alfalfa Bug Color. The Wakatake Green color for instance is a darker and a bit more faded option, however this color has a yellow green bias. Consider a lighter and more soft alternative called Mountain Fern (#94b491) for more calm effect. Try Brookview as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#a26dad is the best complementary color to Alfalfa Bug. Cool magenta shades generally complement the warm green hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #78ad6d complementary color is Wisteria, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of cool yellow, warm green, and cool green colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Chelsea Cucumber are #98ad6d and #6dad82. Thus found on the left and right of #78ad6d on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Green Smoke and Aqua Forest colors as they work well with Alfalfa Bug.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Alfalfa Bug palette consists of #ad6d98 and #826dad colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#a26dad). Try Bouquet and Deluge colors in combination with #78ad6d, 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 #78ad6d offers a combination of cool red and cool blue shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Alfalfa Bug. Thus Coral Tree and Wild Blue Yonder giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Alfalfa Bug contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Wisteria, Bermuda Gray, and Sandal split by 90° on the color wheel. #78ad6d square combo is a palette of warm green, cool cyan, cool magenta and warm 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. Alfalfa Bug tetradic combo consists of cool magenta complementary color (#a26dad) and two others. The Wild Blue Yonder is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Green Smoke – 120° from the complementary Wisteria. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #6d77ad and #ada26d.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #78ad6d is made of 30% red, 43% green and 27% blue. In a HSL mode Alfalfa Bug has a hue angle of 109.69°, a saturation of 28.07% and a lightness of 55.29%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #78ad6d is made of 20.78% cyan, 0% magenta, 25.09% yellow and 32.16% black ink.

HEX #78ad6d
RGB Decimal rgb(120,173,109)
RGB Percentage 30%, 43%, 27%
CMYK 20.78, 0, 25.09, 32.16
HSL hsl(109.69,28.07%,55.29%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(109.69,36.99%,67.84%)
CIE-LAB lab(65.7365,-30.044,27.4647)
XYZ xyz(25.4496,34.9843,19.8793)