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Carnation Yellow Color

HEX #F2E349 / RGB (242, 227, 73)

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What is Carnation Yellow Color?

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Carnation Yellow has the hex code #F2E349. The equivalent RGB values are (242, 227, 73), which means it is composed of 45% red, 42% green and 13% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:6 Y:70 K:5. In the HSV/HSB scale, Carnation Yellow has a hue of 55°, 70% saturation and a brightness value of 95%.
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.

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

Hex Code#F2E349
RGB Values(242, 227, 73)
CMYK Values(0%, 6%, 70%, 5%)
HSV/HSB Values(55°, 70%, 95%)
Closest Web Safe#FFCC33
Inverse Color#0D1CB6 [Blue (Pantone)]
Closest Pantone®603 C
Closest RAL1016 [Sulphur yellow]
Complementary Color#4958F2 [Ultramarine Blue]
Carnation Yellow Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#B5B5B5
Weighted Average (Most Common)#D7D7D7
Weighted Average (Luma)#DBDBDB
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#E7E7E7

Carnation Yellow Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of F2E349. Complementary color is 4958F2

Complementary Palette

The complement of Carnation Yellow is Ultramarine Blue with the hex code #4958F2. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #F2E349 color is offered by #4958F2. 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 (F2E349, ADF249 and F28F49)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Carnation Yellow (#F2E349) are Inchworm (#ADF249) and Royal Orange (#F28F49). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Carnation Yellow 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 (F2E349, 49ADF2 and 8F49F2)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Carnation Yellow (#F2E349) are #49ADF2 (Picton Blue) and #8F49F2 (Lavender Indigo). 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 (F2E349, 49F2E3 and E349F2)

Triadic Palette

Carnation Yellow triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #49F2E3 (Turquoise) and #E349F2 (Purple Pizzazz) along with #F2E349 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 (F2E349, 49F2E3, 4958F2 and F24958)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Carnation Yellow has four colors - #49F2E3 (Turquoise), #4958F2 (Ultramarine Blue) and #F24958 (Desire) in addition to the base color (#F2E349). 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 (F2E349, 49F28F, 4958F2 and F249AD)

Square Palette

Carnation Yellow square color palette has #49F28F (Very Light Malachite Green), #4958F2 (Ultramarine Blue) and #F249AD (Wild Strawberry). 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.

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Rainbow color

Carnation Yellow Color Rainbow Palette

Our Carnation Yellow 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Carnation Yellow Color


  • Transparent F5E96DF5E96D
  • Transparent F6EB80F6EB80
  • Transparent F7EE92F7EE92
  • Transparent F9F1A4F9F1A4
  • Transparent FAF4B6FAF4B6
  • Transparent FBF7C8FBF7C8
  • Transparent FCF9DBFCF9DB
  • Transparent FEFCEDFEFCED


  • Transparent DBCF54DBCF54
  • Transparent D0C55AD0C55A
  • Transparent C4BB5FC4BB5F
  • Transparent B9B265B9B265
  • Transparent AEA86AAEA86A
  • Transparent A29E70A29E70
  • Transparent 979475979475
  • Transparent 8B8A7B8B8A7B


  • Transparent C2B63AC2B63A
  • Transparent A99F33A99F33
  • Transparent 91882C91882C
  • Transparent 797225797225
  • Transparent 615B1D615B1D
  • Transparent 494416494416
  • Transparent 302D0F302D0F
  • Transparent 181707181707

Carnation Yellow Color Patterns

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    Carnation Yellow Gingham Checks

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    Carnation Yellow Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Carnation Yellow Polka Dots Pattern

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    Carnation Yellow Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Carnation Yellow Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Carnation Yellow Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Carnation Yellow Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Carnation Yellow Plaid Pattern

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