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Bleached Aqua Color

HEX #BCE3DF / RGB (188, 227, 223)

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What is Bleached Aqua Color?

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Included in the Pantone Textile Cotton eXtended list with the PMS number 12-5410 TCX, Bleached Aqua color hex code is #BCE3DF with RGB equivalent (188, 227, 223). It is not a web color and, hence, cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS. However, Bleached Aqua can be applied to web pages with its HSL, RGB or the hex color code.
Please note that Pantone has not provided the CMYK values for the color. The RAL and CMYK numbers listed on this page have been calculated from the hex code using known formulae and are only approximates.

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Bleached Aqua Color Codes

Hex Code#BCE3DF
RGB Values(188, 227, 223)
CMYK Values(17%, 0%, 2%, 11%)
HSV/HSB Values(174°, 17%, 89%)
Closest Web Safe#CCCCCC
Inverse Color#431C20 [Temptress]
Pantone®12-5410 TCX
Closest RAL9002 [Grey white]
Complementary Color#E3BCC0 [Cameo Pink]
Bleached Aqua Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#D5D5D5
Weighted Average (Most Common)#D7D7D7
Weighted Average (Luma)#DADADA
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#E6E6E6

Bleached Aqua Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of BCE3DF. Complementary color is E3BCC0

Complementary Palette

The complement of Bleached Aqua is Cameo Pink with the hex code #E3BCC0. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #BCE3DF color is offered by #E3BCC0. 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.

Analogous color palette with (BCE3DF, BCD4E3 and BCE3CC)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Bleached Aqua (#BCE3DF) are Beau Blue (#BCD4E3) and Jet Stream (#BCE3CC). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Bleached Aqua 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.

Split Complementary color palette with (BCE3DF, E3BCD4 and E3CCBC)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Bleached Aqua (#BCE3DF) are #E3BCD4 (Thistle) and #E3CCBC (Dust Storm). 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.

Triadic color palette with (BCE3DF, DFBCE3 and E3DFBC)

Triadic Palette

Bleached Aqua triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #DFBCE3 (Thistle) and #E3DFBC (Dutch White) along with #BCE3DF create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

Tetradic color palette with (BCE3DF, DFBCE3, E3BCC0 and C0E3BC)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Bleached Aqua has four colors - #DFBCE3 (Thistle), #E3BCC0 (Cameo Pink) and #C0E3BC (Tea Green) in addition to the base color (#BCE3DF). 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.

Square color palette with (BCE3DF, CCBCE3, E3BCC0 and D4E3BC)

Square Palette

Bleached Aqua square color palette has #CCBCE3 (Thistle), #E3BCC0 (Cameo Pink) and #D4E3BC (Tea Green). 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.

Rainbow color

Bleached Aqua Color Rainbow Palette

Our Bleached Aqua 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.


Tints, Tones & Shades of Bleached Aqua Color


  • Transparent C9E9E5C9E9E5
  • Transparent D0EBE9D0EBE9
  • Transparent D7EEECD7EEEC
  • Transparent DEF1EFDEF1EF
  • Transparent E4F4F2E4F4F2
  • Transparent EBF7F5EBF7F5
  • Transparent F2F9F9F2F9F9
  • Transparent F8FCFCF8FCFC


  • Transparent B0CFCCB0CFCC
  • Transparent AAC5C3AAC5C3
  • Transparent A4BBB9A4BBB9
  • Transparent 9EB2B09EB2B0
  • Transparent 98A8A698A8A6
  • Transparent 929E9D929E9D
  • Transparent 8C94938C9493
  • Transparent 868A8A868A8A


  • Transparent 96B6B296B6B2
  • Transparent 849F9C849F9C
  • Transparent 718886718886
  • Transparent 5E72705E7270
  • Transparent 4B5B594B5B59
  • Transparent 384443384443
  • Transparent 262D2D262D2D
  • Transparent 131716131716

Bleached Aqua Color Patterns

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    Bleached Aqua Gingham Checks

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    Bleached Aqua Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Bleached Aqua Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Bleached Aqua Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Bleached Aqua Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Bleached Aqua Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Bleached Aqua Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Bleached Aqua Plaid Pattern

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