Hedgehog Cactus Yellow Green Color

#c4aa5e

Hedgehog Cactus Yellow Green is calm, warm-toned shade of orange. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with cool blue, mid magenta or green cyan

Inverse Color #3b55a1
Complementary Color #5e77c3
Color Shade: orange (44.71° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 56.86% (better contrasting with white)
Hedgehog Cactus Yellow Green Color Sample
Hedgehog Cactus Yellow Green Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #c4aa5e

If you're looking for a similar orange shade, there are some better alternatives to Hedgehog Cactus Yellow Green Color. The Golden Grain color for instance is a darker and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a warm red bias. Consider a darker and more soft alternative called Yellow Acorn (#b68d4c) for more calm effect. Try Bugle Boy as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#5e77c3 is the best complementary color to Hedgehog Cactus Yellow Green. Cool blue shades generally complement the orange hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #c4aa5e complementary color is Indigo, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of mid red, orange, and mid yellow colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Sundance are #c3765e and #abc35e. Thus found on the left and right of #c4aa5e on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Contessa and Celery colors as they work well with Hedgehog Cactus Yellow Green.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Hedgehog Cactus Yellow Green palette consists of #765ec3 and #5eabc3 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#5e77c3). Try Fuchsia Blue and Fountain Blue colors in combination with #c4aa5e, 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 #c4aa5e offers a combination of cool magenta and green cyan shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Hedgehog Cactus Yellow Green. Thus Amethyst and Fountain Blue giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Hedgehog Cactus Yellow Green contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Indigo, Emerald, and Fuchsia Pink split by 90° on the color wheel. #c4aa5e square combo is a palette of orange, mid green, cool blue and mid 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. Hedgehog Cactus Yellow Green tetradic combo consists of cool blue complementary color (#5e77c3) and two others. The Fountain Blue is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Contessa – 120° from the complementary Indigo. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #5ec3a9 and #c35e77.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #c4aa5e is made of 43% red, 37% green and 20% blue. In a HSL mode Hedgehog Cactus Yellow Green has a hue angle of 44.71°, a saturation of 46.36% and a lightness of 56.86%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #c4aa5e is made of 0% cyan, 10.19% magenta, 40% yellow and 23.14% black ink.

HEX #c4aa5e
RGB Decimal rgb(196,170,94)
RGB Percentage 43%, 37%, 20%
CMYK 0, 10.19, 40, 23.14
HSL hsl(44.71,46.36%,56.86%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(44.71,52.04%,76.86%)
CIE-LAB lab(70.381,-0.2786,42.313)
XYZ xyz(39.1601,41.2934,16.4961)
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