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Bitter Orange Color

HEX #D5762B / RGB (213, 118, 43)

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What is Bitter Orange Color?

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Bitter Orange has the hex code #D5762B. The equivalent RGB values are (213, 118, 43), which means it is composed of 57% red, 32% green and 11% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:45 Y:80 K:17. In the HSV/HSB scale, Bitter Orange has a hue of 26°, 80% saturation and a brightness value of 84%.
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.

Bitter Orange is an RAL Design color with the number 060 60 60. Different from the Classic list, the RAL Design catalogue specifies colors for interiors. RAL is a well-known color matching system used in several European countries including Germany, France, Italy and the UK.

Bitter Orange hex code is #D5762B with equivalent RGB (213, 118, 43). You can use these along with HSL values in HTML and CSS code to display the color on web pages. Please also note that the CMYK values and the corresponding Pantone (PMS) number mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code and are only approximations.

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Bitter Orange Color Codes

Hex Code#D5762B
RGB Values(213, 118, 43)
CMYK Values(0%, 45%, 80%, 17%)
HSV/HSB Values(26°, 80%, 84%)
Closest Web Safe#CC6633
Inverse Color#2A89D4 [Bleu De France]
Closest Pantone®7565 C
Closest RAL2008 [Bright red orange]
Complementary Color#2B8AD5 [Bleu De France]
Bitter Orange Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#7D7D7D
Weighted Average (Most Common)#8A8A8A
Weighted Average (Luma)#858585
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#B9B9B9

Bitter Orange Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of D5762B. Complementary color is 2B8AD5

Complementary Palette

The complement of Bitter Orange is Bleu De France with the hex code #2B8AD5. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #D5762B color is offered by #2B8AD5. 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.

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Analogous color palette with (D5762B, D5CB2B and D52B35)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Bitter Orange (#D5762B) are Pear (#D5CB2B) and Madder Lake (#D52B35). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Bitter Orange 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.

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Split Complementary color palette with (D5762B, 2BD5CB and 2B35D5)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Bitter Orange (#D5762B) are #2BD5CB (Turquoise) and #2B35D5 (Palatinate Blue). 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.

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Triadic color palette with (D5762B, 2BD576 and 762BD5)

Triadic Palette

Bitter Orange triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #2BD576 (UFO Green) and #762BD5 (Blue-Violet) along with #D5762B create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

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Tetradic color palette with (D5762B, 2BD576, 2B8AD5 and D52B8A)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Bitter Orange has four colors - #2BD576 (UFO Green), #2B8AD5 (Bleu De France) and #D52B8A (Deep Cerise) in addition to the base color (#D5762B). 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.

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Square color palette with (D5762B, 35D52B, 2B8AD5 and CB2BD5)

Square Palette

Bitter Orange square color palette has #35D52B (Lime Green), #2B8AD5 (Bleu De France) and #CB2BD5 (Steel Pink). 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.

D5762B 35D52B 2B8AD5 CB2BD5
Rainbow color

Bitter Orange Color Rainbow Palette

Our Bitter Orange 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.

D5752B A4D52B 2BD544 2BD4D5 2B42D5 A52BD5 D52B73

Tints, Tones & Shades of Bitter Orange Color


  • Transparent DD9155DD9155
  • Transparent E29F6BE29F6B
  • Transparent E6AD80E6AD80
  • Transparent EABB95EABB95
  • Transparent EEC8AAEEC8AA
  • Transparent F2D6BFF2D6BF
  • Transparent F7E4D5F7E4D5
  • Transparent FBF1EAFBF1EA


  • Transparent C4783CC4783C
  • Transparent BC7945BC7945
  • Transparent B37A4DB37A4D
  • Transparent AB7B56AB7B56
  • Transparent A27C5EA27C5E
  • Transparent 9A7D679A7D67
  • Transparent 917E6F917E6F
  • Transparent 897F78897F78


  • Transparent AA5E22AA5E22
  • Transparent 95531E95531E
  • Transparent 80471A80471A
  • Transparent 6B3B166B3B16
  • Transparent 552F11552F11
  • Transparent 40230D40230D
  • Transparent 2B18092B1809
  • Transparent 150C04150C04

Bitter Orange Color Patterns

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    Bitter Orange Gingham Checks

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    Bitter Orange Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Bitter Orange Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Bitter Orange Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Bitter Orange Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Bitter Orange Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Bitter Orange Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Bitter Orange Plaid Pattern

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