Maypole Color


Maypole is pale, warm-toned shade of cool green. It is better contrasting with black. This color combines beautifully with warm magenta, warm yellow or warm blue

Inverse Color #41172c
Complementary Color #e8bdd3
Color Shade: cool green (150° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 82.75% (better contrasting with black)
Maypole Color Sample
Maypole Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #bee8d3

If you're looking for a similar cool green shade, there are some better alternatives to Maypole Color. The Particle Cannon color for instance is a lighter and a bit more faded option, however this color has a mid green bias. Consider a lighter and more soft alternative called Banshee (#daf0e6) for more calm effect. Try Algae Green as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#e8bdd3 is the best complementary color to Maypole. Warm magenta shades generally complement the cool green hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #bee8d3 complementary color is Melanie, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of warm green, cool green, and warm cyan colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Fringy Flower are #bee8bd and #bde8e8. Thus found on the left and right of #bee8d3 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Fringy Flower and Jagged Ice colors as they work well with Maypole.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Maypole palette consists of #e8bdbd and #e8bde7 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#e8bdd3). Try Rose Fog and Melanie colors in combination with #bee8d3, 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 #bee8d3 offers a combination of warm red and warm blue shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Maypole. Thus Double Spanish White and Prelude giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Maypole contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Melanie, Periwinkle Gray, and Double Spanish White split by 90° on the color wheel. #bee8d3 square combo is a palette of cool green, cool blue, warm magenta and warm 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. Maypole tetradic combo consists of warm magenta complementary color (#e8bdd3) and two others. The Prelude is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Beryl Green – 120° from the complementary Melanie. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #d2bde8 and #d3e8bd.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #bee8d3 is made of 30% red, 37% green and 33% blue. In a HSL mode Maypole has a hue angle of 150°, a saturation of 47.73% and a lightness of 82.75%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #bee8d3 is made of 16.47% cyan, 0% magenta, 8.23% yellow and 9.02% black ink.

HEX #bee8d3
RGB Decimal rgb(190,232,211)
RGB Percentage 30%, 37%, 33%
CMYK 16.47, 0, 8.23, 9.02
HSL hsl(150,47.73%,82.75%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(150,18.1%,90.98%)
CIE-LAB lab(88.6208,-17.6707,5.7127)
XYZ xyz(61.8497,73.3635,72.5288)