Lemon Pepper Color


Lemon Pepper 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 #141358
Complementary Color #a8a7ec
Color Shade: mid yellow (60.87° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 79.02% (better contrasting with black)
Lemon Pepper Color Sample
Lemon Pepper Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #ebeca7

If you're looking for a similar mid yellow shade, there are some better alternatives to Lemon Pepper Color. The Clotted Cream 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 Minimal (#f3eecd) for more calm effect. Try Screaming Skull as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#a8a7ec is the best complementary color to Lemon Pepper. 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 #ebeca7 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 Double Colonial White are #eccaa7 and #c8eca7. Thus found on the left and right of #ebeca7 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Pancho and Caper colors as they work well with Lemon Pepper.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Lemon Pepper palette consists of #caa7ec and #a7c8ec colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#a8a7ec). Try Biloba Flower and Cornflower colors in combination with #ebeca7, 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 #ebeca7 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 Lemon Pepper. Thus Light Orchid and Blizzard Blue giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Lemon Pepper contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Biloba Flower, Magic Mint, and Kobi split by 90° on the color wheel. #ebeca7 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. Lemon Pepper tetradic combo consists of mid blue complementary color (#a8a7ec) and two others. The Blizzard Blue is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Sea Pink – 120° from the complementary Biloba Flower. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #a7eaec and #eca8a7.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #ebeca7 is made of 37% red, 37% green and 26% blue. In a HSL mode Lemon Pepper has a hue angle of 60.87°, a saturation of 64.49% and a lightness of 79.02%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #ebeca7 is made of 0.39% cyan, 0% magenta, 27.06% yellow and 7.45% black ink.

HEX #ebeca7
RGB Decimal rgb(235,236,167)
RGB Percentage 37%, 37%, 26%
CMYK 0.39, 0, 27.06, 7.45
HSL hsl(60.87,64.49%,79.02%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(60.87,29.24%,92.55%)
CIE-LAB lab(91.8833,-10.8484,33.4407)
XYZ xyz(71.2315,80.4431,48.332)