Dried Goldenrod Color


Dried Goldenrod is soft, warm-toned shade of orange. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with blue cyan, mid magenta or green cyan

Inverse Color #1d57d6
Complementary Color #2962e2
Color Shade: orange (41.19° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 52.35% (better contrasting with white)
Dried Goldenrod Color Sample
Dried Goldenrod Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #e2a829

If you're looking for a similar orange shade, there are some better alternatives to Dried Goldenrod Color. The Lobster Butter Sauce color for instance is a darker and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a warm red bias. Consider a lighter and more saturated alternative called Yellow Brick Road (#eac853) for more energetic effect. Try Tank Yellow as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#2962e2 is the best complementary color to Dried Goldenrod. Blue cyan shades generally complement the orange hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #e2a829 complementary color is Royal Blue, 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 Golden Grass are #e24b29 and #bfe229. Thus found on the left and right of #e2a829 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Cinnabar and Pear colors as they work well with Dried Goldenrod.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Dried Goldenrod palette consists of #4b29e2 and #29bfe2 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#2962e2). Try Purple Heart and Picton Blue colors in combination with #e2a829, 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 #e2a829 offers a combination of violet and green cyan shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Dried Goldenrod. Thus Purple Heart and Turquoise giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Dried Goldenrod contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Royal Blue, Malachite, and Cerise split by 90° on the color wheel. #e2a829 square combo is a palette of orange, mid green, blue cyan 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. Dried Goldenrod tetradic combo consists of blue cyan complementary color (#2962e2) and two others. The Turquoise is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Cerise Red – 120° from the complementary Royal Blue. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #29e2a8 and #e22963.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #e2a829 is made of 52% red, 39% green and 9% blue. In a HSL mode Dried Goldenrod has a hue angle of 41.19°, a saturation of 76.13% and a lightness of 52.35%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #e2a829 is made of 0% cyan, 22.75% magenta, 72.55% yellow and 11.37% black ink.

HEX #e2a829
RGB Decimal rgb(226,168,41)
RGB Percentage 52%, 39%, 9%
CMYK 0, 22.75, 72.55, 11.37
HSL hsl(41.19,76.13%,52.35%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(41.19,81.86%,88.63%)
CIE-LAB lab(72.4513,10.6438,67.8955)
XYZ xyz(45.7669,44.3341,8.243)