Stem Green Color


Stem Green is calm, warm-toned shade of yellow green. It is better contrasting with black. This color combines beautifully with violet, mid red or blue cyan

Inverse Color #542070
Complementary Color #c38fde
Color Shade: yellow green (99° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 71.76% (better contrasting with black)
Stem Green Color Sample
Stem Green Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #abdf8f

If you're looking for a similar yellow green shade, there are some better alternatives to Stem Green Color. The Cactus Spike color for instance is a lighter and a bit more faded option, however this color has a cool yellow bias. Consider a lighter and more saturated alternative called Ice Ice (#baebae) for more energetic effect. Try Green Lacewing as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#c38fde is the best complementary color to Stem Green. Violet shades generally complement the yellow green hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #abdf8f complementary color is Lavender, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of mid yellow, yellow green, and mid green colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Feijoa are #d2de8f and #8fde9b. Thus found on the left and right of #abdf8f on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Deco and Granny Smith Apple colors as they work well with Stem Green.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Stem Green palette consists of #de8fd3 and #9b8fde colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#c38fde). Try Light Orchid and Chetwode Blue colors in combination with #abdf8f, 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 #abdf8f offers a combination of red magenta and blue cyan shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Stem Green. Thus Shocking and Chetwode Blue giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Stem Green contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Lavender, Morning Glory, and Petite Orchid split by 90° on the color wheel. #abdf8f square combo is a palette of yellow green, mid cyan, violet 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. Stem Green tetradic combo consists of violet complementary color (#c38fde) and two others. The Chetwode Blue is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Calico – 120° from the complementary Lavender. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #8fabde and #dec38f.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #abdf8f is made of 32% red, 42% green and 27% blue. In a HSL mode Stem Green has a hue angle of 99°, a saturation of 55.56% and a lightness of 71.76%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #abdf8f is made of 20.39% cyan, 0% magenta, 31.37% yellow and 12.55% black ink.

HEX #abdf8f
RGB Decimal rgb(171,223,143)
RGB Percentage 32%, 42%, 27%
CMYK 20.39, 0, 31.37, 12.55
HSL hsl(99,55.56%,71.76%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(99,35.87%,87.45%)
CIE-LAB lab(83.661,-31.0139,33.9311)
XYZ xyz(48.1402,63.4164,35.6899)