HEX #EBE5DA / RGB (235, 229, 218)

Wheat and Flour for Bread

What is Flour Color?

Flour (Hex code: EBE5DA) Thumbnail

Flour has the hex code #EBE5DA. The equivalent RGB values are (235, 229, 218), which means it is composed of 34% red, 34% green and 32% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:3 Y:7 K:8. In the HSV/HSB scale, Flour has a hue of 39°, 7% saturation and a brightness value of 92%.
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.

Flour is an off-white color representative of flour used in making traditional bread. It can be applied on web pages with HTML and/or CSS via its hex, RGB and/or HSL codes. The CMYK color codes displayed on the page have been calculated from the hex color value and are only approximates.

Flour Color Codes

Hex Code#EBE5DA
RGB Values(235, 229, 218)
CMYK Values(0%, 3%, 7%, 8%)
HSV/HSB Values(39°, 7%, 92%)
Closest Web Safe#FFCCCC
Inverse Color#141A25 [Eerie Black]
Closest Pantone®663 C
Closest RAL9001 [Cream]
Complementary Color#DAE0EB [Azureish White]
Flour Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#E3E3E3
Weighted Average (Most Common)#E6E6E6
Weighted Average (Luma)#E5E5E5
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#ECECEC

Flour Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of EBE5DA. Complementary color is DAE0EB

Complementary Palette

The complement of Flour is Azureish White with the hex code #DAE0EB. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #EBE5DA color is offered by #DAE0EB. 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 (EBE5DA, E9EBDA and EBDDDA)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Flour (#EBE5DA) are White Chocolate (#E9EBDA) and White Coffee (#EBDDDA). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Flour 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 (EBE5DA, DAE9EB and DDDAEB)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Flour (#EBE5DA) are #DAE9EB (Azureish White) and #DDDAEB (Gainsboro). 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 (EBE5DA, DAEBE5 and E5DAEB)

Triadic Palette

Flour triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #DAEBE5 (Chinese White) and #E5DAEB (Platinum) along with #EBE5DA 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 (EBE5DA, DAEBE5, DAE0EB and EBDAE0)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Flour has four colors - #DAEBE5 (Chinese White), #DAE0EB (Azureish White) and #EBDAE0 (Platinum) in addition to the base color (#EBE5DA). 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 (EBE5DA, DAEBDD, DAE0EB and EBDAE9)

Square Palette

Flour square color palette has #DAEBDD (Chinese White), #DAE0EB (Azureish White) and #EBDAE9 (Platinum). 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

Flour Color Rainbow Palette

Our Flour 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 Flour Color


  • Transparent EFEAE1#EFEAE1
  • Transparent F1EDE5#F1EDE5
  • Transparent F3EFE9#F3EFE9
  • Transparent F5F2ED#F5F2ED
  • Transparent F7F5F0#F7F5F0
  • Transparent F9F7F4#F9F7F4
  • Transparent FBFAF8#FBFAF8
  • Transparent FDFCFB#FDFCFB


  • Transparent D6D1C8#D6D1C8
  • Transparent CBC7BF#CBC7BF
  • Transparent C0BDB6#C0BDB6
  • Transparent B6B3AD#B6B3AD
  • Transparent ABA8A4#ABA8A4
  • Transparent A09E9B#A09E9B
  • Transparent 959492#959492
  • Transparent 8B8A89#8B8A89


  • Transparent BCB7AE#BCB7AE
  • Transparent A5A099#A5A099
  • Transparent 8D8983#8D8983
  • Transparent 76736D#76736D
  • Transparent 5E5C57#5E5C57
  • Transparent 474541#474541
  • Transparent 2F2E2C#2F2E2C
  • Transparent 181716#181716

Flour Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Flour Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Flour Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Flour Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Flour Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Flour Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Flour Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Flour Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Flour Plaid Pattern

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