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Forestgreen / Forest Green / #228b22 Hex Color Code

#228b22 Paint ChipThe color forestgreen / Forest Green with hexadecimal color code #228b22 is a medium dark shade of green. In the RGB color model #228b22 is composed of 13.33% red, 54.51% green and 13.33% blue. In the HSL color space #228b22 has a hue of 120° (degrees), 61% saturation and 34% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 549.13 nm. This color is used in the Illinois flag.

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#228b22 linear gradient to complementary #672c81

  1. #228b22
  2. #407d38
  3. #506f49
  4. #5b6158
  5. #615266
  6. #654174
  7. #672c81

Monochromatic Colors

  1. #007405
  2. #017b10
  3. #15831a
  4. #228b22
  5. #2d932a
  6. #379b32
  7. #40a339

Tones

  1. #228b22
  2. #34822e
  3. #407a38
  4. #487140
  5. #4e6848
  6. #535f4f
  7. #565656

Tints and Shades

#228b22 to white

  1. #228b22
  2. #529e48
  3. #77b26b
  4. #99c58f
  5. #bbd8b3
  6. #ddecd9
  7. #ffffff / #fff

#228b22 to black

  1. #228b22
  2. #22731f
  3. #1f5b1c
  4. #1c4518
  5. #172f13
  6. #111b0c
  7. #000000 / #000

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#228b22 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#228b22 foreground

Inspiration does exist but it must find you working.

Pablo Picasso
<p style="color: #228b22">…</p>

#228b22 background

Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind.

Dr Suess
<p style="background-color: #228b22">…</p>

#228b22 shadow

An artist never really finishes his work; he merely abandons it.

Paul Valéry
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #228b22">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
2263842
Binary
00100010, 10001011, 00100010
Hexadecimal
#228b22
LRV
≈ 18.9%
Closest short hex
#282 ΔE = 1.086
RGB
rgb(34, 139, 34)
RGBA
rgba(34, 139, 34, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.164, g: 0.671, b: 0.164
RYB
red: 13.333%, yellow: 54.510%, blue: 54.510%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-14513374 / 0xff228b22
HSL
hsl(120, 61%, 34%)
HSLA
hsla(120, 61%, 34%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 120° (120.000), saturation: 76% (0.755), value: 55% (0.545)
HSP
hue: 120.000, saturation: 75.540%, perceived brightness: 42.633%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 127.724, S: 90.032, L: 50.593
Cubehelix
H: -250.041, S: 0.816, L: 0.376
TSL
T: -0.478, S: 0.507, L: 0.375
CMYK
cyan: 76% (0.755), magenta: 0% (0.000), yellow: 76% (0.755), key: 45% (0.455)
CMY
cyan: 87% (0.867), magenta: 45% (0.455), yellow: 87% (0.867)
XYZ
X: 10.180, Y: 18.920, Z: 4.628
xyY
x: 0.302, y: 0.561, Y: 18.920
CIELab
L: 50.593, a: -49.585, b: 45.016
CIELuv
L: 50.593, u: -43.124, v: 55.748
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 50.593, C: 66.971, H: 137.765
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 50.593, C: 70.481, H: 127.724
Hunter-Lab
L: 43.497, a: -34.341, b: 24.139
CIECAM02
J: 38.713, C: 63.419, h: 137.758, Q: 122.585, M: 55.459, s: 67.262, H: 172.031
OSA-UCS
lightness: -9.527, jaune: 6.406, green: 6.746
LMS
L: 14.836, M: 24.981, S: 4.839
YCbCr
Y: 98.126, Cb: 97.445, Cr: 89.360
YCoCg
Y: 86.500, Cg: 52.500, Co: 8.500
YDbDr
Y: 95.635, Db: -92.715, Dr: 117.180
YPbPr
Y: 109.075, Pb: -40.425, Pr: -47.670
xvYCC
Y: 109.676, Cb: 92.489, Cr: 86.125
YIQ
Y: 95.635, I: -28.818, Q: -54.872
YUV
Y: 95.635, U: -30.330, V: -54.074
Okhsl
h: 142.893, s: 0.976, l: 0.487
Okhsv
h: 142.893. s: 0.882, v: 0.571
Okhwb
h: 142.893, w: 0.067, b: 0.429
Oklab
l: 0.558, a: -0.135, b: 0.102
Oklch
l: 0.558, c: 0.169, h: 142.893
JzAzBz
Jz: 0.00524, Az: -0.00685, Bz: 0.00678
JzCzHz
Jz: 0.00524, Cz: 0.00963, Hz: 135.29314
Munsell Color System
10GY 5/10 ΔE = 2.293
Brand Color
Envato ΔE = 8.237

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