Witty Green Color


Witty Green is pale, 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 #4e2662
Complementary Color #c59dd9
Color Shade: yellow green (100° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 73.33% (better contrasting with black)
Witty Green Color Sample
Witty Green Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #b1d99d

If you're looking for a similar yellow green shade, there are some better alternatives to Witty Green Color. The Fresh Cut Grass color for instance is a darker and a bit more faded option, however this color has a cool yellow bias. Consider a darker and more saturated alternative called Crystal Green (#a4d579) for more energetic effect. Try Rockwood Jade as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#c59dd9 is the best complementary color to Witty 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 #b1d99d complementary color is Light Wisteria, 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 Moss Green are #ced99d and #9dd9a7. Thus found on the left and right of #b1d99d on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Deco and Moss Green colors as they work well with Witty Green.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Witty Green palette consists of #d99dce and #a79dd9 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#c59dd9). Try Light Orchid and Cold Purple colors in combination with #b1d99d, 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 #b1d99d 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 Witty Green. Thus Can Can and Polo Blue giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Witty Green contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Light Wisteria, Aqua Island, and Cameo split by 90° on the color wheel. #b1d99d 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. Witty Green tetradic combo consists of violet complementary color (#c59dd9) and two others. The Polo Blue is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Pavlova – 120° from the complementary Light Wisteria. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #9db1d9 and #d9c59d.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #b1d99d is made of 32% red, 39% green and 28% blue. In a HSL mode Witty Green has a hue angle of 100°, a saturation of 44.12% and a lightness of 73.33%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #b1d99d is made of 15.69% cyan, 0% magenta, 23.53% yellow and 14.9% black ink.

HEX #b1d99d
RGB Decimal rgb(177,217,157)
RGB Percentage 32%, 39%, 28%
CMYK 15.69, 0, 23.53, 14.9
HSL hsl(100,44.12%,73.33%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(100,27.65%,85.1%)
CIE-LAB lab(82.5971,-23.9872,25.3758)
XYZ xyz(49.0301,61.4071,41.1669)