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Geranium Red Color

HEX #AE5B6C / RGB (174, 91, 108)

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What is Geranium Red Color?

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Geranium Red has the hex code #AE5B6C. The equivalent RGB values are (174, 91, 108), which means it is composed of 47% red, 24% green and 29% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:48 Y:38 K:32. In the HSV/HSB scale, Geranium Red has a hue of 348°, 48% saturation and a brightness value of 68%.
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.

Included in the RAL Design list with the number 010 50 35, Geranium Red hex code is #AE5B6C with equivalent RGB (174, 91, 108). It is not a web color and cannot be applied to web pages by name. However, it can be used in HTML and CSS code by the hex, RGB or HSL values.
FYI, Geranium Red's CMYK numbers and corresponding Pantone (PMS) color value mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hexadecimal code and are only approximations.

RAL is a popular color matching system used in several European countries including Germany, France, Italy and the UK. Please note that RAL Design catalogue is for interior colors and is different from the original RAL Classic list.

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Geranium Red Color Codes

Hex Code#AE5B6C
RGB Values(174, 91, 108)
CMYK Values(0%, 48%, 38%, 32%)
HSV/HSB Values(348°, 48%, 68%)
Closest Web Safe#996666
Inverse Color#51A493 [Polished Pine]
Closest Pantone®4995 C
Closest RAL3017 [Rose]
Complementary Color#5BAE9D [Polished Pine]
Geranium Red Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#7C7C7C
Weighted Average (Most Common)#767676
Weighted Average (Luma)#6E6E6E
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#AAAAAA

Geranium Red Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of AE5B6C. Complementary color is 5BAE9D

Complementary Palette

The complement of Geranium Red is Polished Pine with the hex code #5BAE9D. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #AE5B6C color is offered by #5BAE9D. 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 (AE5B6C, AE745B and AE5B96)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Geranium Red (#AE5B6C) are Café Au Lait (#AE745B) and Rose Quartz Pink (#AE5B96). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Geranium 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.

AE5B6C AE745B AE5B96
Split Complementary color palette with (AE5B6C, 5BAE74 and 5B96AE)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Geranium Red (#AE5B6C) are #5BAE74 (Forest Green (Crayola)) and #5B96AE (Rackley). 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.

AE5B6C 5BAE74 5B96AE
Triadic color palette with (AE5B6C, 6CAE5B and 5B6CAE)

Triadic Palette

Geranium Red triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #6CAE5B (Bud Green) and #5B6CAE (Blue Yonder) along with #AE5B6C 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 (AE5B6C, 6CAE5B, 5BAE9D and 9D5BAE)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Geranium Red has four colors - #6CAE5B (Bud Green), #5BAE9D (Polished Pine) and #9D5BAE (Purple Plum) in addition to the base color (#AE5B6C). 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 (AE5B6C, 96AE5B, 5BAE9D and 745BAE)

Square Palette

Geranium Red square color palette has #96AE5B (Asparagus), #5BAE9D (Polished Pine) and #745BAE (Royal 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

Geranium Red Color Rainbow Palette

Our Geranium 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.


Tints, Tones & Shades of Geranium Red Color


  • Transparent BE7C89BE7C89
  • Transparent C68C98C68C98
  • Transparent CE9DA7CE9DA7
  • Transparent D7ADB6D7ADB6
  • Transparent DFBDC4DFBDC4
  • Transparent E7CED3E7CED3
  • Transparent EFDEE2EFDEE2
  • Transparent F7EFF0F7EFF0


  • Transparent A56270A56270
  • Transparent A06672A06672
  • Transparent 9C6A749C6A74
  • Transparent 976E76976E76
  • Transparent 927178927178
  • Transparent 8E757A8E757A
  • Transparent 89797C89797C
  • Transparent 857C7E857C7E


  • Transparent 8B49568B4956
  • Transparent 7A404C7A404C
  • Transparent 683741683741
  • Transparent 572E36572E36
  • Transparent 46242B46242B
  • Transparent 341B20341B20
  • Transparent 231216231216
  • Transparent 11090B11090B

Geranium Red Color Patterns

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    Geranium Red Gingham Checks

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    Geranium Red Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Geranium Red Polka Dots Pattern

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    Geranium Red Honeycomb Pattern

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    Geranium Red Leaves Pattern

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    Geranium Red Houndstooth Pattern

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    Geranium Red Trellis Pattern

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    Geranium Red Plaid Pattern

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