Granny Apple Color


Granny Apple 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 #2a091c
Complementary Color #f6d5e8
Color Shade: cool green (145.45° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 90% (better contrasting with black)
Granny Apple Color Sample
Granny Apple Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #d5f6e3

If you're looking for a similar cool green shade, there are some better alternatives to Granny Apple Color. The Spatial Spirit color for instance is a darker and a bit more faded option, however this color has a mid green bias. Consider a darker and more soft alternative called Mystery Mint (#bbefd3) for more calm effect. Try Soft Mint as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#f6d5e8 is the best complementary color to Granny Apple. 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 #d5f6e3 complementary color is We Peep, 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 Granny Apple are #d7f6d5 and #d5f6f3. Thus found on the left and right of #d5f6e3 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Blue Romance and Polar colors as they work well with Granny Apple.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Granny Apple palette consists of #f6d5d7 and #f3d5f6 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#f6d5e8). Try We Peep and French Lilac colors in combination with #d5f6e3, 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 #d5f6e3 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 Granny Apple. Thus Albescent White and Moon Raker giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Granny Apple contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary We Peep, Moon Raker, and Coconut Cream split by 90° on the color wheel. #d5f6e3 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. Granny Apple tetradic combo consists of warm magenta complementary color (#f6d5e8) and two others. The Moon Raker is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Tusk – 120° from the complementary We Peep. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #e3d5f6 and #e8f6d5.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #d5f6e3 is made of 31% red, 36% green and 33% blue. In a HSL mode Granny Apple has a hue angle of 145.45°, a saturation of 64.71% and a lightness of 90%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #d5f6e3 is made of 12.94% cyan, 0% magenta, 7.45% yellow and 3.53% black ink.

HEX #d5f6e3
RGB Decimal rgb(213,246,227)
RGB Percentage 31%, 36%, 33%
CMYK 12.94, 0, 7.45, 3.53
HSL hsl(145.45,64.71%,90%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(145.45,13.41%,96.47%)
CIE-LAB lab(94.1427,-14.2365,5.5428)
XYZ xyz(74.2615,85.6037,85.2822)