Wedge of Lime Color


Wedge of Lime is pale, 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 #1e135a
Complementary Color #b0a5ec
Color Shade: mid yellow (69.3° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 78.63% (better contrasting with black)
Wedge of Lime Color Sample
Wedge of Lime Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #e1eca5

If you're looking for a similar mid yellow shade, there are some better alternatives to Wedge of Lime Color. The Silky Yogurt color for instance is a lighter and a bit more faded option, however this color has a warm yellow bias. Consider a lighter and more soft alternative called Distant Searchlight (#f2f3ce) for more calm effect. Try Light of New Hope as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#b0a5ec is the best complementary color to Wedge of Lime. 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 #e1eca5 complementary color is Biloba Flower, 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 Caper are #ecd3a5 and #bdeca5. Thus found on the left and right of #e1eca5 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Pancho and Madang colors as they work well with Wedge of Lime.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Wedge of Lime palette consists of #d3a5ec and #a5bdec colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#b0a5ec). Try Biloba Flower and Perano colors in combination with #e1eca5, 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 #e1eca5 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 Wedge of Lime. Thus Kobi and Blizzard Blue giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Wedge of Lime contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Biloba Flower, Magic Mint, and Kobi split by 90° on the color wheel. #e1eca5 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. Wedge of Lime tetradic combo consists of mid blue complementary color (#b0a5ec) and two others. The Blizzard Blue is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Zinnwaldite – 120° from the complementary Biloba Flower. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #a5e1ec and #ecb0a5.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #e1eca5 is made of 36% red, 38% green and 26% blue. In a HSL mode Wedge of Lime has a hue angle of 69.3°, a saturation of 65.14% and a lightness of 78.63%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #e1eca5 is made of 4.31% cyan, 0% magenta, 27.84% yellow and 7.45% black ink.

HEX #e1eca5
RGB Decimal rgb(225,236,165)
RGB Percentage 36%, 38%, 26%
CMYK 4.31, 0, 27.84, 7.45
HSL hsl(69.3,65.14%,78.63%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(69.3,30.08%,92.55%)
CIE-LAB lab(91.1052,-14.8236,33.2832)
XYZ xyz(67.8383,78.7151,47.2154)