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Candy Cane Red Color

HEX #B5210B / RGB (181, 33, 11)

What is Candy Cane Red Color?

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Candy Cane Red has the hex code #B5210B. The equivalent RGB values are (181, 33, 11), which means it is composed of 80% red, 15% green and 5% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:82 Y:94 K:29. In the HSV/HSB scale, Candy Cane Red has a hue of 8°, 94% saturation and a brightness value of 71%.
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.

Candy Cane Red color is not included in the web list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, Candy Cane Red 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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Candy Cane Red Color Codes

Hex Code#B5210B
RGB Values(181, 33, 11)
CMYK Values(0%, 82%, 94%, 29%)
HSV/HSB Values(8°, 94%, 71%)
Closest Web Safe#CC3300
Inverse Color#4ADEF4 [Turquoise]
Closest Pantone®2350 C
Closest RAL3020 [Traffic red]
Complementary Color#0B9FB5 [Blue-Green]
Candy Cane Red Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#4B4B4B
Weighted Average (Most Common)#4B4B4B
Weighted Average (Luma)#3F3F3F
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#838383

Candy Cane Red Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of B5210B. Complementary color is 0B9FB5

Complementary Palette

The complement of Candy Cane Red is Blue-Green with the hex code #0B9FB5. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #B5210B color is offered by #0B9FB5. 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.

B5210B 0B9FB5
Analogous color palette with (B5210B, B5760B and B50B4A)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Candy Cane Red (#B5210B) are Philippine Gold (#B5760B) and Pictorial Carmine (#B50B4A). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Candy Cane Red 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.

B5210B B5760B B50B4A
Split Complementary color palette with (B5210B, 0BB576 and 0B4AB5)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Candy Cane Red (#B5210B) are #0BB576 (Green (Munsell)) and #0B4AB5 (Sapphire). 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.

B5210B 0BB576 0B4AB5
Triadic color palette with (B5210B, 0BB521 and 210BB5)

Triadic Palette

Candy Cane Red triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #0BB521 (Dark Pastel Green) and #210BB5 (Neon Blue) along with #B5210B create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

B5210B 0BB521 210BB5
Tetradic color palette with (B5210B, 0BB521, 0B9FB5 and B50B9F)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Candy Cane Red has four colors - #0BB521 (Dark Pastel Green), #0B9FB5 (Blue-Green) and #B50B9F (Heliotrope Magenta) in addition to the base color (#B5210B). 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.

B5210B 0BB521 0B9FB5 B50B9F
Square color palette with (B5210B, 4AB50B, 0B9FB5 and 760BB5)

Square Palette

Candy Cane Red square color palette has #4AB50B (Kelly Green), #0B9FB5 (Blue-Green) and #760BB5 (Violet (RYB)). 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.

B5210B 4AB50B 0B9FB5 760BB5
Rainbow color

Candy Cane Red Color Rainbow Palette

Our Candy Cane Red 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.

B5220B B5B30B 25B50B 0BB583 0B55B5 520BB5 B50B86

Tints, Tones & Shades of Candy Cane Red Color


  • Transparent C44D3CC44D3C
  • Transparent CB6454CB6454
  • Transparent D37A6DD37A6D
  • Transparent DA9085DA9085
  • Transparent E1A69DE1A69D
  • Transparent E9BCB6E9BCB6
  • Transparent F0D3CEF0D3CE
  • Transparent F8E9E7F8E9E7


  • Transparent AA3422AA3422
  • Transparent A53E2EA53E2E
  • Transparent A0473AA0473A
  • Transparent 9B51469B5146
  • Transparent 955A51955A51
  • Transparent 90645D90645D
  • Transparent 8B6D698B6D69
  • Transparent 857774857774


  • Transparent 911A09911A09
  • Transparent 7F17087F1708
  • Transparent 6D14076D1407
  • Transparent 5B11065B1106
  • Transparent 480D04480D04
  • Transparent 360A03360A03
  • Transparent 240702240702
  • Transparent 120301120301

Candy Cane Red Color Patterns

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    Candy Cane Red Gingham Checks

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    Candy Cane Red Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Candy Cane Red Polka Dots Pattern

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    Candy Cane Red Honeycomb Pattern

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    Candy Cane Red Leaves Pattern

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    Candy Cane Red Houndstooth Pattern

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    Candy Cane Red Trellis Pattern

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    Candy Cane Red Plaid Pattern

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