Banana Leaf Color


Banana Leaf is soft, 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 #6270c5
Complementary Color #39489d
Color Shade: warm yellow (51.52° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 42.16% (better contrasting with white)
Banana Leaf Color Sample
Banana Leaf Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #9d8f3a

If you're looking for a similar warm yellow shade, there are some better alternatives to Banana Leaf Color. The Star Fruit Yellow Green color for instance is a lighter and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a orange bias. Consider a darker and more saturated alternative called Aubergine Green (#8b762c) for more energetic effect. Try Garden Lettuce Green as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#39489d is the best complementary color to Banana Leaf. 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 #9d8f3a complementary color is Chambray, 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 Sycamore are #9d5d39 and #799d39. Thus found on the left and right of #9d8f3a on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Sepia Skin and Sushi colors as they work well with Banana Leaf.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Banana Leaf palette consists of #5d399d and #39799d colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#39489d). Try Royal Purple and Astral colors in combination with #9d8f3a, 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 #9d8f3a 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 Banana Leaf. Thus Vivid Violet and Keppel giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Banana Leaf contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Chambray, Chateau Green, and Rouge split by 90° on the color wheel. #9d8f3a 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. Banana Leaf tetradic combo consists of cool blue complementary color (#39489d) and two others. The Keppel is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Stiletto – 120° from the complementary Chambray. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #399d8f and #9d3947.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #9d8f3a is made of 44% red, 40% green and 16% blue. In a HSL mode Banana Leaf has a hue angle of 51.52°, a saturation of 46.05% and a lightness of 42.16%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #9d8f3a is made of 0% cyan, 5.49% magenta, 38.82% yellow and 38.43% black ink.

HEX #9d8f3a
RGB Decimal rgb(157,143,58)
RGB Percentage 44%, 40%, 16%
CMYK 0, 5.49, 38.82, 38.43
HSL hsl(51.52,46.05%,42.16%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(51.52,63.06%,61.57%)
CIE-LAB lab(59.0839,-5.468,45.8747)
XYZ xyz(24.4908,27.1185,7.9466)