Summer Green Color


Summer Green is pale, warm-toned shade of green cyan. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with red magenta, mid yellow or violet

Inverse Color #694454
Complementary Color #bb96a5
Color Shade: green cyan (154.05° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 66.08% (better contrasting with white)
Summer Green Color Sample
Summer Green Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #96bbab

If you're looking for a similar green cyan shade, there are some better alternatives to Summer Green Color. The Australian Jade color for instance is a darker and a bit more faded option, however this color has a cool green bias. Consider a lighter and more soft alternative called Surf Spray (#b4c8c2) for more calm effect. Try Japanese Bonsai as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#bb96a5 is the best complementary color to Summer Green. Red magenta shades generally complement the green cyan hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #96bbab complementary color is Bouquet, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of mid green, green cyan, and mid cyan colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Summer Green are #96bb98 and #96b8bb. Thus found on the left and right of #96bbab on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Norway and Shadow Green colors as they work well with Summer Green.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Summer Green palette consists of #bb9896 and #bb96b8 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#bb96a5). Try Thatch and Lilac colors in combination with #96bbab, 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 #96bbab offers a combination of orange and violet shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Summer Green. Thus Heathered Gray and Amethyst Smoke giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Summer Green contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Bouquet, Amethyst Smoke, and Swamp Green split by 90° on the color wheel. #96bbab square combo is a palette of green cyan, mid blue, red magenta and mid yellow 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. Summer Green tetradic combo consists of red magenta complementary color (#bb96a5) and two others. The Amethyst Smoke is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Norway – 120° from the complementary Bouquet. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #ab96bb and #a5bb96.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #96bbab is made of 30% red, 37% green and 34% blue. In a HSL mode Summer Green has a hue angle of 154.05°, a saturation of 21.39% and a lightness of 66.08%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #96bbab is made of 14.51% cyan, 0% magenta, 6.27% yellow and 26.67% black ink.

HEX #96bbab
RGB Decimal rgb(150,187,171)
RGB Percentage 30%, 37%, 34%
CMYK 14.51, 0, 6.27, 26.67
HSL hsl(154.05,21.39%,66.08%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(154.05,19.79%,73.33%)
CIE-LAB lab(72.8688,-15.689,4.0042)
XYZ xyz(37.6987,44.965,45.2202)