Aloe Color


Aloe is pale, warm-toned shade of warm yellow. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with cool blue, warm magenta or warm cyan

Inverse Color #7e859f
Complementary Color #606681
Color Shade: warm yellow (47.27° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 44.12% (better contrasting with white)
Aloe Color Sample
Aloe Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #817a60

If you're looking for a similar warm yellow shade, there are some better alternatives to Aloe Color. The Pond Green color for instance is a lighter and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a orange bias. Consider a lighter and more saturated alternative called Pineapple Sage (#9c8f60) for more energetic effect. Try Groundcover as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#606681 is the best complementary color to Aloe. Cool blue shades generally complement the warm yellow hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #817a60 complementary color is Comet, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of warm red, warm yellow, and cool yellow colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Clay Creek are #816960 and #778160. Thus found on the left and right of #817a60 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Sand Dune and Flax Smoke colors as they work well with Aloe.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Aloe palette consists of #696081 and #607781 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#606681). Try Dolphin and Nevada colors in combination with #817a60, 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 #817a60 offers a combination of cool magenta and warm cyan shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Aloe. Thus Rum and Viridian Green giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Aloe contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Comet, Viridian Green, and Falcon split by 90° on the color wheel. #817a60 square combo is a palette of warm yellow, cool green, cool blue and warm magenta 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. Aloe tetradic combo consists of cool blue complementary color (#606681) and two others. The Viridian Green is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Falcon – 120° from the complementary Comet. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #608179 and #816066.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #817a60 is made of 37% red, 35% green and 28% blue. In a HSL mode Aloe has a hue angle of 47.27°, a saturation of 14.67% and a lightness of 44.12%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #817a60 is made of 0% cyan, 2.75% magenta, 12.94% yellow and 49.41% black ink.

HEX #817a60
RGB Decimal rgb(129,122,96)
RGB Percentage 37%, 35%, 28%
CMYK 0, 2.75, 12.94, 49.41
HSL hsl(47.27,14.67%,44.12%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(47.27,25.58%,50.59%)
CIE-LAB lab(51.1874,-1.8104,15.2288)
XYZ xyz(18.1241,19.4307,13.8616)