Color Dark Forest green-cyan (#556962):
HEX, RGB color codes for HTML and CSS

The Comprehensive Guide to Dark Forest green-cyan (#556962):
Its Meaning and Harmonious Color Matches in Design.

Dark Forest is a color with a HTML hex code of #556962.

Hue Family:

green-cyans Family:

weakly saturated

colorful tone




low chroma

Color Information about Dark Forest / #556962

The HTML HEX code is #556962. The corresponding color name is "Dark Forest". In RGB values (additive color space used for Digital Displays), this HEX code translates to Red (R): 85%, Green (G): 105%, Blue (B): 98%. In the CMYK color model (subtractive color model used in printing), it is represented by Cyan (C): 19%, Magenta (M): 0%, Yellow (Y):7%, Black (K): 59%. In the HSL color space, #556962 has a hue of 159°, saturation of 11%, and lightness of 37%. The HSV representation is 159° for hue, 19% for saturation, and 41% for value.

In the CIE-LAB color space, the color is denoted by L* (lightness) = 43, a* (green to red) = -9, and b* (blue to yellow) = 1. The XYZ representation is X: 11, Y: 13, Z: 13. In the YUV color space, it translates to Y (luminance) = 0.3852, U (chrominance) = -0.0004, and V (chrominance) = -0.0455.

The decimal value of the color is 5597538. The closest Web-safe HEX code is #666666. Variations of the colour are #859D95 for a 20% lighter version and #27302D for a 20% darker version.

For the color with hex value #556962, the correlated color temperature (CT) is estimated to be 7335 Kelvin (7335K).

The approximate wavelength of #556962 is around 510.50nm.

HEX Code556962#556962
RGB Decimal Code85, 105, 98rgb(85, 105, 98)
CMYK19, 0, 7, 59/
HSL159°, 11%, 37%hsl(159°, 11%, 37%)
HSV159°, 19%, 41%/
CIE-LAB43, -9, 1/
XYZ 11, 13, 13/
YUV0.3852, -0.0004, -0.0455/
Decimal value5597538/
Web-Safe HEX666666#666666
Color Temperature (CT)7335 Kelvin (7335K)/
Estimate Wavelengtharound 510.50nm/

The Depth and Diversity of Dark Forest (Hex: #556962): Exploring its Impact in Design and Culture

The hex color #556962, also known as Dark Forest, resembles the rich and serene hues found in dense woodlands. This color evokes the presence of towering coniferous trees, moss-covered rocks, and the cool shade provided by the canopy of leaves overhead. It captures the essence of tranquility and the untouched beauty of nature. The Dark Forest color can be associated with forest landscapes found in national parks like Yosemite or dense forests found in countries like Canada and Norway.

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Tints and Shades of #556962 HEX color (Dark Forest)

In color theory, tints and shades are essential for understanding the depth and luminosity of colors. A tint is achieved by adding white to a pure hue, lightening its appearance. Conversely, a shade results from blending black with a color, giving it a deeper tone. In the context of #556962, this color stands at the center between its tints and shades. While the tints get progressively lighter moving towards white (#ffffff), the shades deepen towards black (#000000).

  • #ffffff
  • #D5DAD8
  • #AAB4B1
  • #808F89
  • #556962
  • #404F4A
  • #2B3531
  • #151A19
  • #000000

Tones of Dark Forest (#556962 HEX color)

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In the case of #556962, #66726e is the less saturated color, while #556962 is the most saturated one.

  • #66726e
  • #62706b
  • #5e6e68
  • #596b65
  • #556962
  • #333333
  • #262626
  • #1a1a1a
  • #0d0d0d

HTML Usage Examples

HTML using color code example

<p style="color: #556962;">This is a css example</p>

HTML / CSS Color Name using W3C

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CSS color code example

p { color: #556962; }

Text with hexadecimal color #556962

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Background Color with #556962

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Border Color with #556962

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#556962 Color Preview on White (#ffffff) Background

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#556962 Color Preview on Black (#000000) Background

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CSS codes examples

.text {color:#556962;}
.background {background-color:#556962;}
.border {border:1px solid #556962;}

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