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Flame Orange Color

HEX #FB8B23 / RGB (251, 139, 35)

Slice of orange fruit

What is Flame Orange Color?

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Included in the Pantone Textile Cotton eXtended list with the PMS number 15-1157 TCX, Flame Orange color hex code is #FB8B23 with RGB equivalent (251, 139, 35). It is not a web color and, hence, cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS. However, Flame Orange 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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Flame Orange Color Codes

Hex Code#FB8B23
RGB Values(251, 139, 35)
CMYK Values(0%, 45%, 86%, 2%)
HSV/HSB Values(29°, 86%, 98%)
Closest Web Safe#FF9933
Inverse Color#0474DC [True Blue]
Pantone®15-1157 TCX
Closest RAL1033 [Dahlia yellow]
Complementary Color#2393FB [Dodger Blue]
Flame Orange Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#8E8E8E
Weighted Average (Most Common)#A1A1A1
Weighted Average (Luma)#9B9B9B
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C6C6C6

Flame Orange Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of FB8B23. Complementary color is 2393FB

Complementary Palette

The complement of Flame Orange is Dodger Blue with the hex code #2393FB. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #FB8B23 color is offered by #2393FB. 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 (FB8B23, FBF723 and FB2327)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Flame Orange (#FB8B23) are Yellow Sun (#FBF723) and Red (Pigment) (#FB2327). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Flame 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 (FB8B23, 23FBF7 and 2327FB)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Flame Orange (#FB8B23) are #23FBF7 (Fluorescent Blue) and #2327FB (Bluebonnet). 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 (FB8B23, 23FB8B and 8B23FB)

Triadic Palette

Flame Orange triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #23FB8B (Guppie Green) and #8B23FB (Purple (X11)) along with #FB8B23 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 (FB8B23, 23FB8B, 2393FB and FB2393)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Flame Orange has four colors - #23FB8B (Guppie Green), #2393FB (Dodger Blue) and #FB2393 (Philippine Pink) in addition to the base color (#FB8B23). 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 (FB8B23, 27FB23, 2393FB and F723FB)

Square Palette

Flame Orange square color palette has #27FB23 (Neon Green), #2393FB (Dodger Blue) and #F723FB (Fuchsia). 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

Flame Orange Color Rainbow Palette

Our Flame 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Flame Orange Color


  • Transparent FCA24FFCA24F
  • Transparent FCAE65FCAE65
  • Transparent FDB97BFDB97B
  • Transparent FDC591FDC591
  • Transparent FDD1A7FDD1A7
  • Transparent FEDCBDFEDCBD
  • Transparent FEE8D3FEE8D3
  • Transparent FFF3E9FFF3E9


  • Transparent E28936E28936
  • Transparent D6883FD6883F
  • Transparent CA8748CA8748
  • Transparent BE8652BE8652
  • Transparent B1845BB1845B
  • Transparent A58364A58364
  • Transparent 99826D99826D
  • Transparent 8C81778C8177


  • Transparent C96F1CC96F1C
  • Transparent B06119B06119
  • Transparent 975315975315
  • Transparent 7E46127E4612
  • Transparent 64380E64380E
  • Transparent 4B2A0B4B2A0B
  • Transparent 321C07321C07
  • Transparent 190E04190E04

Flame Orange Color Patterns

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    Flame Orange Gingham Checks

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    Flame Orange Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Flame Orange Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Flame Orange Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Flame Orange Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Flame Orange Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Flame Orange Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Flame Orange Plaid Pattern

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