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Dark olive

Parameters:
HEX Triplet:
#556b2f
RGB:
85, 107, 47
CMYK:
21, 0, 56, 58
HSL:
82°, 39%, 30.2%
Closest colors:
in RGB:
Sap green
in PANTONE:
PANTONE 2279
in RAL Classic:
RAL 6025
in RAL Design:
RAL 110 40 40
in RAL Effect:
RAL 250-6
in NCS:
NCS S 5030-G50Y
What color is Dark olive? What are the examples of Dark olive color in life? What looks best in Dark olive? What strange or uncommon things can be of the Dark olive color?
2023-10-24 Snargl 7 minutes 8 seconds
# General # Fashion # Imagination # Design

What color is Dark olive?

Man in a helmet with flames on his face and long hair
Woman in a armor and helmet posing for a picture in a hallway with a doorway in the background
Woman in a futuristic suit holding a gun in a dark room with lights on the ceiling and a large lamp
Black cat on a bed in a room with a window behind it and a light shining on the cat
Gold clock with a large metal clock face on it's face
Woman in a green dress with a hood and cape on her head
Woman with long hair and a leather outfit with a sword on her shoulder and a chain around her neck
Large stone on top of a cement floor next to a window sill with a clock on it
Woman in a futuristic suit holding a golden object in her hands and looking at the camera
Large military plane is lit up at night time with lights on it's side and a large propeller
Large piece of glass on top of a table next to a black object with a gold leaf
Woman with red eyes and a hood on her head with lights on her eyes and a hood on her head

Dark olive is a color that resembles the hue of green or unripe olives.

It is a dark yellow-green color with low brightness and high saturation.

The HEX code of dark olive is #556B2F, which means it has 33.33% red, 41.96% green, and 18.43% blue in RGB color space.

In CMYK color space, it has 21% cyan, 0% magenta, 56% yellow, and 58% black.

The hue angle of dark olive is 82 degrees, and the saturation and lightness are 39% and 30.2%, respectively.

Dark olive is a warm color that can create a natural and earthy mood.

It is often associated with military organizations, especially when mixed with gray.

This color can also be used for interior design, as it can match well with wood, stone, and metal.

Dark olive is a color that can be used for various purposes, such as web design, graphic design, art, fashion, and decoration.

It is a color that evokes a sense of nature, stability, and harmony.

This oclor can contrast well with other colors, especially light and bright ones.

Dark olive is a color that can be described as very dark desaturated green.

Example of the palette with the Dark olive color

Picture with primary colors of Dark olive, Dark jungle green, Deep peach, Floral white and Deep chestnut
Top 5 color shades of the illustration. Arranged in descending order of frequency of occurrence (first - more often, last - more rare).
See these colors in NCS, PANTONE, RAL palettes...
NCS (Natural Color System)
NCS S 5030-G50Y
NCS S 8005-B80G
NCS S 1515-Y40R
NCS S 0804-Y10R
NCS S 3040-Y90R
RAL Classic
RAL 6025
RAL 8022
RAL 1014
RAL 9010
RAL 3033
RAL Design
RAL 110 40 40
RAL 160 20 20
RAL 040 80 30
RAL 360 92 05
RAL 040 50 50
RAL Effect
RAL 250-6
RAL 790-5
RAL 310-2
RAL 150-1
RAL 440-3
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What are the examples of Dark olive color in life?

Man with a green shirt and a green shirt on standing in front of a building
Bunch of purple flowers that are blooming in the sun and green leaves in the background
Doll with green eyes and a white hair and green eyes and a black dress
Tree that is on a hill near a river and a waterfall in the background with fog in the air
Cartoon character is in a pond with green apples in the background of a cityscape with skyscrapers
Lizard on a mossy rock in the dark with a light shining on it's back
Watermelon with a green center and a piece of fruit in the middle of it
Dark olive is a color that resembles the hue of unripe or green olives.

It is a dark yellowish-green color that can be found in nature, art, and fashion.

Here are some examples of dark olive color in life:
  • In nature, dark olive color can be seen in some plants, such as olive trees, ferns, mosses, and lichens.
    Some animals, such as frogs, snakes, lizards, and insects, also have dark olive color in their skin, scales, or shells.
    Dark olive color can also be found in some minerals, such as olivine, which is named after the olive green color of its crystals.

  • In art, dark olive color can be used to create a contrast with lighter or brighter colors, or to create a mood of earthiness, calmness, or mystery.
    Some famous paintings that use dark olive color are The Olive Trees by Vincent van Gogh, The Kiss by Gustav Klimt, and The Starry Night by Edvard Munch.

  • In fashion, dark olive color can be worn as a neutral or a statement color, depending on the style and the occasion.
    Dark olive color can complement many skin tones and hair colors, and can be paired with other colors, such as black, white, beige, brown, gray, blue, or red.
    This color can also be used for accessories, such as bags, shoes, belts, or hats.
    Some examples of dark olive color in fashion are military uniforms, leather jackets, trench coats, and cargo pants.

Example of the palette with the Dark olive color

Picture with primary colors of Dark olive, Copper rose, Onyx, Old mauve and Medium champagne
Top 5 color shades of the illustration. Arranged in descending order of frequency of occurrence (first - more often, last - more rare).
See these colors in NCS, PANTONE, RAL palettes...
NCS (Natural Color System)
NCS S 5030-G50Y
NCS S 3030-R
NCS S 9000-N
NCS S 5030-R20B
NCS S 1015-G90Y
RAL Classic
RAL 6025
RAL 1020
RAL 9005
RAL 8015
RAL 1015
RAL Design
RAL 110 40 40
RAL 030 50 20
RAL 170 20 20
RAL 020 30 20
RAL 085 90 30
RAL Effect
RAL 250-6
RAL 330-M
RAL 790-5
RAL 530-5
RAL 140-1
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What looks best in Dark olive?

Toy tank is on a train track in the woods with bananas on the ground and a sun shining through the trees. Color Dark olive.
Dark olive color. Woman in a futuristic suit standing in front of a building with a sign that says
Dark olive color example: Green teapot and a cup on a counter top with a green tile wall behind it and a wooden table
Green sports car driving down a road with a city in the background. Example of #556B2F color.
Green couch in a living room next to a table and a window with a view of a lake. Example of Dark olive color.
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What strange or uncommon things can be of the Dark olive color?

Cat with a strange look on its face and eyes, holding an orange in its mouth. Example of Dark olive color.
Dark olive color example: Green and brown creature with large, sharp teeth
Very strange looking christmas tree with a lot of green plants on it's side. Color #556B2F.
Statue of a woman with a fern crown on her head in the woods. Color RGB 85,107,47.
Dark olive is a dark yellowish-green color, like that of unripe or green olives.

It is sometimes mistaken for a pale brown, but it is generally considered a shade of green.

Some strange or uncommon things that can be of the dark olive color are:
  • A rare variety of pearls that have a dark olive hue.
    These pearls are formed by the black-lipped oyster, which is native to the tropical waters of the Indo-Pacific region.
    Dark olive pearls are highly valued for their unique color and luster.

  • A type of fungus called olive earthtongue (Microglossum olivaceum) that grows on soil and decaying wood.
    It has a dark olive, tongue-like fruiting body that can reach up to 5 cm in length.
    It is edible, but not very tasty.

  • A species of bird called olive whistler (Pachycephala olivacea) that is found in Australia and New Zealand.
    It has a dark olive upperparts, a pale olive underparts, and a black throat and mask.
    It is named for its loud and melodious whistle, which is often heard in the forest.

  • A breed of dog called olive Labrador retriever that has a dark olive coat color.
    This color is caused by a recessive gene that dilutes the black pigment in the fur.
    Olive Labrador retrievers are rare and not recognized by most kennel clubs.

  • A type of rock called olivine that is composed of magnesium and iron silicates.
    It has a dark olive to yellow-green color and a glassy luster.
    It is one of the most abundant minerals in the Earth's mantle and is also found in some meteorites.

Example of the palette with the Dark olive color

Picture with primary colors of Harvest Gold, Daffodil, Dark olive, Smoky black and Persian plum
Top 5 color shades of the illustration. Arranged in descending order of frequency of occurrence (first - more often, last - more rare).
See these colors in NCS, PANTONE, RAL palettes...
NCS (Natural Color System)
NCS S 2060-Y
NCS S 0570-G90Y
NCS S 5030-G50Y
NCS S 9000-N
NCS S 6030-Y70R
RAL Classic
RAL 2000
RAL 1018
RAL 6025
RAL 9005
RAL 3032
RAL Design
RAL 075 60 70
RAL 080 80 80
RAL 110 40 40
RAL 170 20 20
RAL 020 20 29
RAL Effect
RAL 270-4
RAL 270-2
RAL 250-6
RAL 790-5
RAL 530-5
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