Pear Color


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

Inverse Color #2e1dce
Complementary Color #4230e2
Color Shade: mid yellow (65.76° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 53.92% (better contrasting with black)
Pear Color Sample
Pear Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #d1e231

If you're looking for a similar mid yellow shade, there are some better alternatives to Pear Color. The Young Plum color for instance is a darker and a bit more faded option, however this color has a warm yellow bias. Consider a darker and more soft alternative called Fallout Green (#b6c121) for more calm effect. Try Pêra Rocha as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#4230e2 is the best complementary color to Pear. Mid blue shades generally complement the mid yellow hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #d1e231 complementary color is Royal Blue, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of orange, mid yellow, and yellow green colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Pear are #e29a30 and #78e230. Thus found on the left and right of #d1e231 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Fire Bush and Atlantis colors as they work well with Pear.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Pear palette consists of #9a30e2 and #3078e2 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#4230e2). Try Purple Heart and Royal Blue colors in combination with #d1e231, 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 #d1e231 offers a combination of mid magenta and mid cyan shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Pear. Thus Cerise and Scooter giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Pear contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Royal Blue, Shamrock, and Cerise Red split by 90° on the color wheel. #d1e231 square combo is a palette of mid yellow, green cyan, mid blue and red 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. Pear tetradic combo consists of mid blue complementary color (#4230e2) and two others. The Scooter is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Cinnabar – 120° from the complementary Royal Blue. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #30d0e2 and #e24230.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #d1e231 is made of 43% red, 47% green and 10% blue. In a HSL mode Pear has a hue angle of 65.76°, a saturation of 75.32% and a lightness of 53.92%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #d1e231 is made of 6.67% cyan, 0% magenta, 69.41% yellow and 11.37% black ink.

HEX #d1e231
RGB Decimal rgb(209,226,49)
RGB Percentage 43%, 47%, 10%
CMYK 6.67, 0, 69.41, 11.37
HSL hsl(65.76,75.32%,53.92%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(65.76,78.32%,88.63%)
CIE-LAB lab(86.0913,-25.8172,76.9965)
XYZ xyz(54.0452,68.1698,13.2153)