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Alizarin Crimson Color

HEX #E32636 / RGB (227, 38, 54)

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What is Alizarin Crimson Color?

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Alizarin Crimson has the hex code #E32636. The equivalent RGB values are (227, 38, 54), which means it is composed of 71% red, 12% green and 17% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:83 Y:76 K:11. In the HSV/HSB scale, Alizarin Crimson has a hue of 355°, 83% saturation and a brightness value of 89%.
Details of other color codes including equivalent web safe and HTML & CSS colors are given in the table below. Also listed are the closest Pantone® (PMS) and RAL colors.

Alizarin Crimson color is not included in the web list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, Alizarin Crimson can be applied to web pages with its hex code, RGB and/or HSL values. Please note that the CMYK numbers listed on this page have been derived from the hexadecimal code using known formulae and are only approximates.

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Alizarin Crimson Color Codes

Hex Code#E32636
RGB Values(227, 38, 54)
CMYK Values(0%, 83%, 76%, 11%)
HSV/HSB Values(355°, 83%, 89%)
Closest Web Safe#CC3333
Inverse Color#1CD9C9 [Robin Egg Blue]
Closest Pantone®1788 C
Closest RAL3028 [Pure red]
Complementary Color#26E3D3 [Turquoise]
Alizarin Crimson Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#6A6A6A
Weighted Average (Most Common)#606060
Weighted Average (Luma)#4F4F4F
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#929292

Alizarin Crimson Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of E32636. Complementary color is 26E3D3

Complementary Palette

The complement of Alizarin Crimson is Turquoise with the hex code #26E3D3. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #E32636 color is offered by #26E3D3. The complementary color palette is easiest to use and work with. Studies have shown that contrasting color palette is the best way to grab a viewer's attention.

E32636 26E3D3
Analogous color palette with (E32636, E37526 and E32695)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Alizarin Crimson (#E32636) are Vivid Tangelo (#E37526) and Barbie Pink (#E32695). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Alizarin Crimson with a 30° separation on either side. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

E32636 E37526 E32695
Split Complementary color palette with (E32636, 26E375 and 2695E3)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Alizarin Crimson (#E32636) are #26E375 (UFO Green) and #2695E3 (Bleu De France). A split-complementary color palette consists of the main color along with those on either side (30°) of the complementary color. Based on our research, usage of split-complementary palettes is on the rise online, especially in graphics and web sites designs. It may be because it is not as contrasting as the complementary color palette and, hence, results in a combination which is pleasant to the eyes.

E32636 26E375 2695E3
Triadic color palette with (E32636, 36E326 and 2636E3)

Triadic Palette

Alizarin Crimson triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #36E326 (Lime Green) and #2636E3 (Palatinate Blue) along with #E32636 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

E32636 36E326 2636E3
Tetradic color palette with (E32636, 36E326, 26E3D3 and D326E3)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Alizarin Crimson has four colors - #36E326 (Lime Green), #26E3D3 (Turquoise) and #D326E3 (Steel Pink) in addition to the base color (#E32636). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors slightly to achieve desired results.

E32636 36E326 26E3D3 D326E3
Square color palette with (E32636, 95E326, 26E3D3 and 7526E3)

Square Palette

Alizarin Crimson square color palette has #95E326 (Yellow-Green), #26E3D3 (Turquoise) and #7526E3 (Blue-Violet). Quite like triadic, the hues in a square palette are at the maximum distance from each other, which is 90°.
Note: For several colors purposes, a square palette may look much better than the tetrad color palette.

E32636 95E326 26E3D3 7526E3
Rainbow color

Alizarin Crimson Color Rainbow Palette

Our Alizarin Crimson rainbow color palette is based on the RGB model and consists of 7 colors, just like the traditional rainbow. You might not see a lot of variation in color, especially if the chosen color is dark or extremely light. However, this can lead interesting rainbow palettes that are faded, soft, pastel or dull.

E32636 E3B826 6CE326 26E382 26A2E3 4C26E3 E326D8

Tints, Tones & Shades of Alizarin Crimson Color


  • Transparent E9515EE9515E
  • Transparent EB6772EB6772
  • Transparent EE7D86EE7D86
  • Transparent F1939BF1939B
  • Transparent F4A8AFF4A8AF
  • Transparent F7BEC3F7BEC3
  • Transparent F9D4D7F9D4D7
  • Transparent FCE9EBFCE9EB


  • Transparent CF3845CF3845
  • Transparent C5414CC5414C
  • Transparent BB4A54BB4A54
  • Transparent B2535BB2535B
  • Transparent A85C62A85C62
  • Transparent 9E656A9E656A
  • Transparent 946E71946E71
  • Transparent 8A77798A7779


  • Transparent B61E2BB61E2B
  • Transparent 9F1B269F1B26
  • Transparent 881720881720
  • Transparent 72131B72131B
  • Transparent 5B0F165B0F16
  • Transparent 440B10440B10
  • Transparent 2D080B2D080B
  • Transparent 170405170405

Alizarin Crimson Color Patterns

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    Alizarin Crimson Gingham Checks

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    Alizarin Crimson Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Alizarin Crimson Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Alizarin Crimson Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Alizarin Crimson Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Alizarin Crimson Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Alizarin Crimson Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Alizarin Crimson Plaid Pattern

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