Conifer Color


Conifer is soft, warm-toned shade of cool yellow. It is better contrasting with black. This color combines beautifully with warm blue, cool red or cool cyan

Inverse Color #5322b2
Complementary Color #7d4ddc
Color Shade: cool yellow (80.42° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 58.43% (better contrasting with black)
Conifer Color Sample
Conifer Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #acdd4d

If you're looking for a similar cool yellow shade, there are some better alternatives to Conifer Color. The Citrus Lime color for instance is a lighter and a bit more faded option, however this color has a mid yellow bias. Consider a lighter and more soft alternative called Dry Seedlings (#c7dc68) for more calm effect. Try Yellow Green as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#7d4ddc is the best complementary color to Conifer. 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 #acdd4d complementary color is Medium Purple, 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 Conifer are #dcc54d and #64dc4d. Thus found on the left and right of #acdd4d on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Wattle and Pastel Green colors as they work well with Conifer.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Conifer palette consists of #c54ddc and #4d64dc colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#7d4ddc). Try Lavender and Royal Blue colors in combination with #acdd4d, 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 #acdd4d offers a combination of warm magenta and cool cyan shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Conifer. Thus Cerise and Shakespeare giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Conifer contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Medium Purple, Turquoise, and Cabaret split by 90° on the color wheel. #acdd4d square combo is a palette of cool yellow, warm cyan, warm blue and cool 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. Conifer tetradic combo consists of warm blue complementary color (#7d4ddc) and two others. The Shakespeare is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Red Damask – 120° from the complementary Medium Purple. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #4dacdc and #dc7e4d.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #acdd4d is made of 37% red, 47% green and 16% blue. In a HSL mode Conifer has a hue angle of 80.42°, a saturation of 67.92% and a lightness of 58.43%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #acdd4d is made of 19.22% cyan, 0% magenta, 56.47% yellow and 13.33% black ink.

HEX #acdd4d
RGB Decimal rgb(172,221,77)
RGB Percentage 37%, 47%, 16%
CMYK 19.22, 0, 56.47, 13.33
HSL hsl(80.42,67.92%,58.43%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(80.42,65.16%,86.67%)
CIE-LAB lab(82.3892,-36.6894,63.0752)
XYZ xyz(44.2093,61.0194,16.469)