Leek Soup Color


Leek Soup is calm, warm-toned shade of cool yellow. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with warm blue, mid red or blue cyan

Inverse Color #8563a7
Complementary Color #79589c
Color Shade: cool yellow (90° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 47.84% (better contrasting with white)
Leek Soup Color Sample
Leek Soup Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #7a9c58

If you're looking for a similar cool yellow shade, there are some better alternatives to Leek Soup Color. The Fern Canopy color for instance is a darker and a bit more faded option, however this color has a mid yellow bias. Consider a darker and more saturated alternative called Beatnik (#5f8748) for more energetic effect. Try Happy Camper as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#79589c is the best complementary color to Leek Soup. 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 #7a9c58 complementary color is Deluge, 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 Asparagus are #9c9c58 and #589c58. Thus found on the left and right of #7a9c58 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Barley Corn and Fruit Salad colors as they work well with Leek Soup.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Leek Soup palette consists of #9c589c and #58589c colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#79589c). Try Strikemaster and Scampi colors in combination with #7a9c58, 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 #7a9c58 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 Leek Soup. Thus Strikemaster and Waikawa Gray giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Leek Soup contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Deluge, Breaker Bay, and Au Chico split by 90° on the color wheel. #7a9c58 square combo is a palette of cool yellow, warm cyan, warm blue 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. Leek Soup tetradic combo consists of warm blue complementary color (#79589c) and two others. The Waikawa Gray is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Leather – 120° from the complementary Deluge. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #58799c and #9c7a58.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #7a9c58 is made of 33% red, 43% green and 24% blue. In a HSL mode Leek Soup has a hue angle of 90°, a saturation of 27.87% and a lightness of 47.84%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #7a9c58 is made of 13.34% cyan, 0% magenta, 26.67% yellow and 38.82% black ink.

HEX #7a9c58
RGB Decimal rgb(122,156,88)
RGB Percentage 33%, 43%, 24%
CMYK 13.34, 0, 26.67, 38.82
HSL hsl(90,27.87%,47.84%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(90,43.59%,61.18%)
CIE-LAB lab(60.444,-24.0195,31.7908)
XYZ xyz(21.676,28.6191,13.6141)