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Carnation Pink Color

HEX #FFA6C9 / RGB (255, 166, 201)

Pink carnation flower

What is Carnation Pink Color?

Carnation Pink (Hex code: FFA6C9) Thumbnail

Carnation Pink has the hex code #FFA6C9. The equivalent RGB values are (255, 166, 201), which means it is composed of 41% red, 27% green and 32% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:35 Y:21 K:0. In the HSV/HSB scale, Carnation Pink has a hue of 336°, 35% saturation and a brightness value of 100%.
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.

The name of this Crayola color comes from the attractive carnation flower. As per the HSB values, the color is right between red and magenta in the RGB wheel. Carnation Pink is NOT a web color. To use it in HTML and CSS code, put in the hex, RGB, CMYK or HSL numbers.

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Carnation Pink Color Codes

Hex Code#FFA6C9
RGB Values(255, 166, 201)
CMYK Values(0%, 35%, 21%, 0%)
HSV/HSB Values(336°, 35%, 100%)
Closest Web Safe#FF99CC
Inverse Color#005936 [Castleton Green]
Closest Pantone®210 C
Closest RAL3015 [Light pink]
Complementary Color#A6FFDC [Magic Mint]
Carnation Pink Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#CFCFCF
Weighted Average (Most Common)#C5C5C5
Weighted Average (Luma)#BBBBBB
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D7D7D7

Carnation Pink Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of FFA6C9. Complementary color is A6FFDC

Complementary Palette

The complement of Carnation Pink is Magic Mint with the hex code #A6FFDC. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #FFA6C9 color is offered by #A6FFDC. 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 (FFA6C9, FFB0A6 and FFA6F6)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Carnation Pink (#FFA6C9) are Melon (#FFB0A6) and Rich Brilliant Lavender (#FFA6F6). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Carnation Pink 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 (FFA6C9, A6FFB0 and A6F6FF)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Carnation Pink (#FFA6C9) are #A6FFB0 (Mint Green) and #A6F6FF (Waterspout). 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 (FFA6C9, C9FFA6 and A6C9FF)

Triadic Palette

Carnation Pink triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #C9FFA6 (Menthol) and #A6C9FF (Baby Blue Eyes) along with #FFA6C9 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 (FFA6C9, C9FFA6, A6FFDC and DCA6FF)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Carnation Pink has four colors - #C9FFA6 (Menthol), #A6FFDC (Magic Mint) and #DCA6FF (Mauve) in addition to the base color (#FFA6C9). 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 (FFA6C9, F6FFA6, A6FFDC and B0A6FF)

Square Palette

Carnation Pink square color palette has #F6FFA6 (Calamansi), #A6FFDC (Magic Mint) and #B0A6FF (Maximum Blue Purple). 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

Carnation Pink Color Rainbow Palette

Our Carnation Pink 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 Carnation Pink Color


  • Transparent FFB8D4FFB8D4
  • Transparent FFC1D9FFC1D9
  • Transparent FFCADFFFCADF
  • Transparent FFD3E4FFD3E4
  • Transparent FFDBE9FFDBE9
  • Transparent FFE4EFFFE4EF
  • Transparent FFEDF4FFEDF4
  • Transparent FFF6FAFFF6FA


  • Transparent E69EBAE69EBA
  • Transparent D99BB3D99BB3
  • Transparent CC97ACCC97AC
  • Transparent C093A5C093A5
  • Transparent B38F9DB38F9D
  • Transparent A68B96A68B96
  • Transparent 99888F99888F
  • Transparent 8D84878D8487


  • Transparent CC85A1CC85A1
  • Transparent B3748DB3748D
  • Transparent 996479996479
  • Transparent 805365805365
  • Transparent 664250664250
  • Transparent 4D323C4D323C
  • Transparent 332128332128
  • Transparent 1A11141A1114

Carnation Pink Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Carnation Pink Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Carnation Pink Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Carnation Pink Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Carnation Pink Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Carnation Pink Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Carnation Pink Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Carnation Pink Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Carnation Pink Plaid Pattern

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